Set in the Southern District of New York Federal Court, brand new lawyers work for both the defense and the prosecution as they handle the most high profile and high stakes cases in the country - all as their personal lives intersect.
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2019   2018  
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Series cast summary:
Hope Davis ...  Jill Carlan 20 episodes, 2018-2019
Ben Shenkman ...  Roger Gunn 20 episodes, 2018-2019
Jasmin Savoy Brown ...  Allison Adams 20 episodes, 2018-2019
Susannah Flood ...  Kate Littlejohn 20 episodes, 2018-2019
Wesam Keesh ...  Jay Simmons 20 episodes, 2018-2019
Regé-Jean Page ...  Leonard Knox 20 episodes, 2018-2019
Ben Rappaport ...  Seth Oliver 20 episodes, 2018-2019
Britt Robertson ...  Sandra Bell 20 episodes, 2018-2019
Anna Deavere Smith ...  Tina Krissman 20 episodes, 2018-2019
Vondie Curtis-Hall ...  Judge Nicholas Byrne 20 episodes, 2018-2019
Arlene Barshinger ...  Public Defender Receptionist 17 episodes, 2018-2019
Rahvaunia ...  Theresa Wood 12 episodes, 2018-2019
Charles Michael Davis ...  Ted 10 episodes, 2019
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Set in the Southern District of New York (SDNY) Federal Court, aka "The Mother Court," the legal drama follows brand new lawyers working for both the defense and the prosecution as they handle the most high profile and high stakes cases in the country - all as their personal lives intersect. Written by American Broadcasting Company

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In the pilot, Britne Oldford was cast as Sandra Black (renamed Bell) and Lyndon Smith was cast as Allison Anderson (renamed Adams). However, both roles were recast with other actresses. After reshooting the pilot with the actresses replacing Oldford and Smith, Britt Robertson and Jasmin Savoy Brown respectively, and having already shot the second episode, production on the show was temporarily shut down in mid-September 2017 in order to rewrite existing scripts for the rest of the season to adjust the show to Robertson and Brown's new dynamic. See more »

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Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Regé-Jean Page/Bad Bunny (2021) See more »

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Won't waste any more of my time
19 April 2018 | by hgphotosSee all my reviews

Having spent many years of my life around courtrooms, I can tell you that this show is a joke. It is nothing but the ranting of a confused and ignorant liberal mind set. The acting is below par and I will not waste any more time on this show.


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13 March 2018 (USA) See more »

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