The NCC Library has its own YouTube channel, where you can view a variety of helpful videos on research techniques. Paralegal students should start with the topics listed below.
Search Purdon's Pennsylvania Statute Books by Citation -- Learn how to search the Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes print books when you have to locate a citation. What happens if your citation is not in the book? Find out here.
Search U.S. Code Annotated Books by Citation -- Learn how to search the U.S. Code Annotated print books when you have a citation. What happens if there is no pocket part? Watch the video to find out.
A variety of law-related videos may be viewed online through the Films on Demand database. If you are using the database from off-campus, you will be asked to log in with the same username and password that you use to open your "Student Workday" account. You may view the programs listed here by clicking on each title, or you may search the database to find videos on your choice of topics.
Segments include: Right to Bear Arms; Right to Privacy; Rights of the Accused; Constitution: A Living Document
Film: The First Amendment
Segments include: America’s Constitution; First Amendment Freedoms; U.S. Supreme Court and Religion; U.S. Supreme Court and Speech; Freedom of the Press; Right to Assembly and Petition
Film: It’s the Law
Segments include: Laws and Society; Types of Crimes; Personal Crimes and Property Crimes; Types of Searches; Arrests and the Miranda Warning; Booking Process; Fair and Unbiased Systems
Film: The Judicial Branch
Segments include: State Court System; District Courts; Supreme Court; How Cases Are Heard; Supreme Court Opinions; Interpreting the Constitution
Segments include: Supreme Court’s Role in Governance; Writ of Habeas Corpus; Judicial Activism; Judicial Independence of Supreme Court Justices
Film: Order in the Court
Segments include: Pretrial Procedures; Arraignments and Plea Bargains; Beginning the Trial; Concluding a Trial; Sentencing; Probation, Juveniles, and Appeals
Segments include: Overloaded County Court System; Prisoners Urged to Accept Deals; Who Are Public Defenders?
Segments include: Law Careers: Paralegal; and Law Careers: Forensics Specialist
Film: Trial by Jury
Segments include: History of Jury Trials; Constitutional Guarantees; Duties of a Trial Jury; Courtroom Members; Courtroom Procedures; Jury Deliberations; Alternatives to Jury Trials