Description

This eight-part series, from award-winning filmmaker Joe Berlinger, explores the underbelly and dark corners of the American justice system. Berlinger investigates controversial cases of wrongful convictions, botched investigations and innocents on death row. Joe Berlinger that explores controversial cases in the criminal justice system. He investigates troubling incidents from the dark corners of the American justice system in which little is as it seems. In this murky world, he digs for truth and tries to answer the question: was justice served? Raising riveting questions about innocence and guilt, there will often be surprises: sometimes the person crying foul is himself lying; sometimes the disgruntled cop is discredited, but then vindicated; and sometimes the system works, and justice is served, Berlinger will show. Focusing on any number of layers within the criminal justice system, each episode will explore controversial case that impact prosecutors, citizens, police officers, and businesses. As we examine each story, we’ll see whether the vaunted system of U.S. justice has triumphed or failed. Raising riveting questions about innocence and guilt, there will often be surprises: sometimes the person crying foul is himself lying; sometimes the disgruntled cop is discredited, but then vindicated; and sometimes the system works, and justice is served, Berlinger will show. Focusing on any number of layers within the criminal justice system, each episode will explore controversial case that impact prosecutors, citizens, police officers, and businesses. As we examine each story, we’ll see whether the vaunted system of U.S. justice has triumphed or failed.

Length: 416 minutes

Item#: EDP129656

ISBN: 978-1-64023-414-7

Copyright date: ©2015

Performance Rights

Prices include public performance rights.

Not available to Home Video customers.

Only available in USA and Canada.


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