Waiting For Mercy: The Case against Mohammed Hossain and Yassin Aref

Waiting For Mercy, directed by Ellie Bernstein

Waiting For Mercy

http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/emro/emroDetail.asp?Number=4119

This film deserves full consideration. Questions that arise include how much power government should have to determine which groups may be singled out for close scrutiny, and if arrest is made under what circumstances may due process be suspended or curtailed.

Read my full review at Educational Media Reviews Online (EMRO).  The film database supported by the University of Buffalo Libraries.

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About Malcolm L. Rigsby

Malcolm L. Rigsby, Ph.D., J.D. is a faculty member in the Department of Sociology, Human Services and Criminal Justice at Henderson State University, Arkansas. He received his Ph.D. in sociology, at Texas Woman’s University, Denton, Texas. In 1979 he received his B.A.T. from Sam Houston State University, in History and Education with a minor in Sociology. He holds his Juris Doctor (J.D.) from St. Mary’s University School of Law (1989) and is a licensed attorney in Arkansas and Texas. He is active in the independent review of documentary film as well as a free lance reviewer for Educational Media Reviews Online (EMRO) hosted by the libraries at the University of Buffalo. He is active in research of prisoner identity and transformation toward pro-sociality and desistance from crime.
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