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Courtroom drama recommendations please

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CrazedZombie Tue 25-Apr-17 22:47:39

I'm after recommendations for good courtroom dramas that your teens enjoyed.

No more than 15 certificate please and I'd appreciate both UK and US programmes. Thank you in advance.

musicposy Wed 26-Apr-17 12:40:26

One of the best films I ever watched was My Cousin Vinnie. It's American and a 15, but the courtroom scenes are very, very good (not sure how true to life!). Almost inspired me to drop teaching and become a lawyer!
www.imdb.com/title/tt0104952/

DarkestBeforeDawn Wed 26-Apr-17 12:45:37

The Good Wife is brilliant - adult themes but nothing too explicit in terms or language or sex (from what I can remember!).

ILookedintheWater Wed 26-Apr-17 12:47:34

If it's something to make them think about the reviewing of evidence, rather than the court process, then 12 Angry Men. It's in black and white and my teens started off sniffing and were then gripped.

fumingbird Wed 26-Apr-17 12:49:35

How about The people vs oj Simpson? Not sure what the age certificate is but it is a very good series.
Also A time to kill came out when i was a teenager and i thought it was amazing - haven't watched in a long time though!
A few good men? Again i haven't seen it in a long time but it's surely got the most well known court room quote in it!

PlayingGrownUp Wed 26-Apr-17 12:53:11

Law and Order - there's a UK version and there's also Trial by Jury which focuses solely on the court end. Oldie but a goodie!

SucklingDuckling Wed 26-Apr-17 12:57:28

How to get away with murder - it's on Netflix, best programme I've ever seen.

CrazedZombie Wed 26-Apr-17 14:55:45

Thank you guys. As it's bank
Holiday weekend, we'll start on some of those.

swingofthings Wed 26-Apr-17 15:18:38

The Verdict!

sheepskinshrug Wed 26-Apr-17 18:25:59

Suits - although they rarely make it to court!

Allthebestnamesareused Wed 26-Apr-17 21:24:00

Kavanagh QC
Judge John Deed

maitaimojito Wed 26-Apr-17 21:25:35

We've just finished watching The Good Wife and I can definitely recommend it.

Paffle Wed 26-Apr-17 21:38:06

Agree with 12 Angry Men. And maybe A Time to Kill.

PotteringAlong Wed 26-Apr-17 21:39:37

The life of David Gale

PotteringAlong Wed 26-Apr-17 21:42:02

Dead man walking

LIZS Wed 26-Apr-17 21:43:38

LA Law
Judge John Deed

JudithH Thu 27-Apr-17 14:54:16

Silk.
It's on Netflix now.

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