While most people have no desire to go to court, people love watching a good courtroom drama play out on TV. If you’re intrigued by court proceedings, you should give these 10 dramas a try.
10. Better Call Saul
This Breaking Bad spin-off is set before the classic TV show began
9. Franklin & Bash
This show contained a lot of drama, but it could also be a lot of fun.
8. Harry’s Law
The combination of a courtroom drama and Kathy Bates was too much for audiences to resist.
7. How To Get Away With Murder
This currently airing show has audiences captivated.
6. Law & Order
Law & Order is one of the most beloved courtroom dramas of all time, and for good reason. It provided everything that most people want in a courtroom show. It also spawned several spin-offs, including Law & Order: Special Victims Units.
5. The Good Wife
Have you ever wondered how someone could stay with their spouse after they had an affair? This courtroom drama focused on a woman who made that difficult choice.
4. The Practice
Many actors rose to stardom thanks to the Practice. This TV show captured the attention of audiences immediately.
3. Boston Legal
This drama, which stared James Spader, focused on Massachusetts court cases.
This newer drama is a hit with audiences.
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1. Ally McBeal
Ally McBeal was definitely an unconventional show, but it entertained audiences for many years. It has a lot of courtroom drama, but it contains plenty of interoffice drama as well.
There have been a number of excellent courtroom dramas on TV, and it is likely that there will be even more compelling shows in the future. If you’re a fan of courtroom action, you should give all of these shows a closer look.