ADA Alexandra Cabot from "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" returns as the bureau chief for the group of young ADAs. According to Dick Wolf, "'Conviction' will be a 'charactercedural,' we ... See full summary »
The series shows the workings of the judicial system, beginning with the arraignment and continuing through the lawyers process of building a case, investigating leads and preparing witnesses and defendants for trial.
Raskolnikov, an impoverished ex-law student, kills an old pawnbroker and her sister, perhaps for money, perhaps to prove a theory about being above the law. He comes to police attention ... See full summary »
TV police drama with strong emotional content and heavily stylized direction. This included 'talking heads' segments where an unseen questioner interviews characters about their actions, ... See full summary »
Oliver Platt plays Wallace Benton, a journalist for a New York tabloid magazine called the NY Ledger. He works along side his soon to be ex-wife, and various other people, using his ... See full summary »
This series is a documentary about real-life court cases in San Diego, California. A typical episode follows the prosecuting attorneys as they interview witnesses, gather evidence, and present their cases at trial. Written by
Well, this short-lived incarnation of LAW & ORDER has shown me that real trials are nowhere near as exciting as their fictional counterparts, no matter how intrinsically interesting the crimes might be. I think that's a good thing for everyone to learn, but they can learn it from a single episode of this show, and give the remaining episodes of this series a miss without missing anything.
Evidently, NBC felt the same way.
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