Category: Courtroom Drama

Anatomy of a Murder

Paul Biegler, a retired small-time Michigan lawyer, is contacted by Laura Manion and asked to defend her husband, Lt. Frederick Manion. Pushed by his alcoholic mentor and friend, Parnell McCarthy, Biegler agrees to take the case. Lt. Manion was arrested…

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Breaker Morant

This true story is set in South Africa during the Second Boer War (1899-1902). The Boers were Dutch colonialists and their descendants who were battling the British for more control and influence in South Africa…

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The Caine Mutiny

Commander Queeg’s minesweeper, the “USS Caine,” is informed that a typhoon is approaching. It hits the “Caine” forcefully, creating damage and panic. The rolling sea threatens to capsize the “Caine”…

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The Devil Next Door

John Demjanjuk was a Ukrainian who came to the U.S. shortly after the end of World War II. He became an American citizen, was a reliable worker at a Ford plant in Cleveland (…)

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Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem

Under Israeli law, a wife can only divorce her husband if he gives her a religious “Bill of Divorce” called a Gett. Without a Gett, no divorce. And this is the plight of Viviane Amsalem who requests the religious court…

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