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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In Jerry Orbach's last episode, he was so sick he was barely able to speak. In one scene they pulled back and added his voice later. In another scene, they changed it so he "had" to whisper, since his voice couldn't get any louder. See more »

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DA Arthur Branch: Is not easy being objective about your father... takes a lot of strength.
ADA Tracey Kibre: Or in my case - therapy.
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Follows Homicide: The Movie (2000) See more »

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I expected more from this show
20 November 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I'm a long time fan of Jerry Orbach, and all the Law & Order series, and couldn't wait for this to start, even tho Jerry had died before it was aired. Based on the second half of the title "Trial by Jury", I was expecting to see jury involvement as they deliberated to reach their verdict. That never happened. I watched the entire run and what I saw was disappointing. Outside of Jerry, and Amy Carlson there were no likable characters. The BIGGEST problem was the lead actress Bebe Neuwirth. While she was great on Cheers and Fraiser, she looked, and came across, cold and hard and unlikeable - and this show needed "likeable" after it lost Jerry. Her wardrobe, makeup, and hair style didn't help either, she just appeared as a cold hard Bitch. What this show needed was Angie Harmon, or Carey Lowell to keep your interest and hold the show together. For me it just came across as a watered down copy of the original, and I wasn't surprised when it died.


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