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.

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 Tracey Kibre (13 episodes, 2005-2006)
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 Kelly Gaffney (13 episodes, 2005-2006)
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 Hector Salazar (13 episodes, 2005-2006)
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 Arthur Branch (13 episodes, 2005-2006)
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 Chris Ravell (10 episodes, 2005-2006)
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Lennie Briscoe, now retired from the NYPD, joins the District Attorney's office as an investigator. Through him, and the various lawyers, jury members and court officials we meet along the way, the show explores the intricate workings of the jury system. Written by Anonymous

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Esküdt ellenségek - Az utolsó szó jogán  »

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The following statement appears at the beginning of each episode: "In the criminal justice system, all defendants are innocent until proven guilty. Either by confession, plea bargain, or trial by jury. This is one of those trials." See more »

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D.A. Investigator Lennie Briscoe: we don't need no stinkin badges.
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Follows Homicide: Life on the Street (1993) See more »

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Captures the "Order" side of things quite well
22 April 2005 | by (Guelph, Canada) – See all my reviews

I have watched almost every episode of TBJ that has aired since it came on and I believe that has given me enough time to make a fair judgement on this show. I've liked it from the very first episode and one of the major reasons why I've liked it is because it focuses entirely on the order side of things. Now I know with a name Trial By Jury that is expected but it not only looks from the prosecutors point of view (which is all wee see on the other 3 L&O installments) but we also see it from the defence side of view too. Defence lawyers meeting with their clients, counseling them on their trials. It is very interesting. I give it 7/10 so far. It has held my interest and I look forward to seeing what else it can offer.


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