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 Jerry Kellerman (25 episodes, 2008-2009)
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 Rosalind Whitman (25 episodes, 2008-2009)
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 Nick Balco (25 episodes, 2008-2009)
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 Michelle Ernhardt (25 episodes, 2008-2009)
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 Marcus McGrath (25 episodes, 2008-2009)
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 Charlie Sagansky (25 episodes, 2008-2009)
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 Richard Patrick Woolsley (25 episodes, 2008-2009)
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 Vince Culp (15 episodes, 2008-2009)
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A show that deserves much more attention than it has received
17 July 2009 | by (Southern California) – See all my reviews

The first season was OK, but the second season sparkles. The stories are solid, with usually three or four sub-plots that wrap up during the episode, plus the continuing story arcs regarding the major characters. Gosselar continues and improves upon his work in NYPD Blue. Gloria Reuben is her usual solid self. Jonathan Scarfe was a surprise to me, having never seen him before, while Currie Graham plays his usual sour but solid guy.

I'm less taken with Jane Kazmarek, whose character is neither nice nor nasty enough to be a treat. The supporting characters beyond those mentioned above all do an adequate or better job, with the two female attorneys -- one for the DA's office and the other for the Public Defender's -- provide eye-candy and do a good job.

The fact that New York City has no Public Defender's office, with that role taken by the Legal Aid Society, seems an odd twist on reality to have taken, given that using the proper group would not seem to have changed the show at all.

All in all, I look forward to each episode.


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