Criminal Defense

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Original run: 11 Sep 2012 – 25 Sep 2012

Country of origin: US

Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Family

Network: National Geographic Channel US

Watched by: 3 of 675 855 0%

Total running time: 1 hour 6 minutes

Episode duration: 22 minutes


Follow the intense and dramatic work of the passionate and harried Legal Aid lawyers on Brooklyn's criminal defense beat. This innovative new series takes you inside a world of high-stakes battles between public defender and prosecutor. Lives and the future of entire families hang in the balance as our legal system tries to mete out justice for all. Founded on unprecedented access to Brooklyn's Legal Aid Society, in every case the very freedom of an often-innocent client is at stake. These lawyers are overworked, underpaid, dedicated, and tireless advocates–fighting tough battles in the hopes of achieving justice for their clients.

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