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For The People 

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TV-PG | | Drama | TV Series (2018–2019)
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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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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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13 March 2018 (USA) See more »

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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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Recent Top Law Grads battle it out in esteemed Southern District of NY
17 April 2018 | by rutledge3512See all my reviews

I usually do not like tv series that are predominantly episodic (as opposed to serial.. in which episodes are completely interdependent throughout the season) ... but I'm enjoying For the People. It is basically a legal drama about a group of top graduates from the nations best law schools (half US attorneys/ half federal public defenders), battling each other in the highly influential Southern District of NY. Because the series is set in Federal Court- legal issues tend to be constitutional in nature... so the legal issues are a bit more academic than many other legal dramas. I think the characters have an array of personalities & the legal issues hold your attention & the show overall has a good pace. I definitely recommend checking it out.


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