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FRONTLINE; Real Justice

11/03/2000

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Series
FRONTLINE
Program
Real Justice
Program Number

1905K

Series Description

Premiered January 1983 Since January 1983, FRONTLINE has served as American public television's - PBS - flagship public affairs series. Hailed upon its television broadcast debut as "the last best hope for broadcast documentaries," FRONTLINE's stature over 23 years is reaffirmed each week through incisive documentaries covering the scope and complexity of the human experience. Series release date: 1/1983

Program Description

Homicides, drug arrests, car theft, assault and battery _ it's all in a day's work for the prosecutors of Boston's Suffolk County district attorney's office. In a special two-hour report, FRONTLINE goes inside the real-life workings of America's criminal justice system to reveal the offers, counteroffers, deals and compromises that keep cases moving through our crowded courts. From district court, where mundane cases are handled swiftly, to the superior court, where prosecutors tackle the most difficult murder cases, the program follows the police, prosecutors, defense attorneys, and defendants as they make their way through a court system that handles 50,000 criminal cases each year.

Duration

01:26:46

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
News
Public Affairs
Citation
Chicago: “FRONTLINE; Real Justice,” 11/03/2000, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 8, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_52D502AEAB374BE08D2AF25F3840C79D.
MLA: “FRONTLINE; Real Justice.” 11/03/2000. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 8, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_52D502AEAB374BE08D2AF25F3840C79D>.
APA: FRONTLINE; Real Justice. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_52D502AEAB374BE08D2AF25F3840C79D
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