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Conviction 

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A brilliant attorney and former First Daughter is blackmailed to heading a unit that investigates cases of wrongful conviction.
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Series cast summary:
Hayley Atwell ...  Hayes Morrison 13 episodes, 2016-2017
Eddie Cahill ...  Conner Wallace 13 episodes, 2016-2017
Shawn Ashmore ...  Sam Spencer 13 episodes, 2016-2017
Merrin Dungey ...  Maxine Bohen 13 episodes, 2016-2017
Emily Kinney ...  Tess Larson 13 episodes, 2016-2017
Manny Montana ...  Franklin 'Frankie' Cruz 13 episodes, 2016-2017
Daniel Franzese ...  Jackson Morrison 7 episodes, 2016-2017
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A brilliant attorney and former First Daughter is blackmailed to heading a unit that investigates cases of wrongful conviction.

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lawyer | legal drama | attorney | court | See All (4) »

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For the wrongly convicted, they're the last hope. See more »

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Release Date:

3 October 2016 (USA) See more »

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Ítélet See more »

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Initially the main character's name was reported as "Carter Morrison," which could have been a reference to Atwell's previous role as Peggy Carter. The character was renamed "Hayes Morrison" before the pilot was filmed. See more »

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[from trailer]
D.A. Wayne Wallis: I heard your university board has you on probation. Something about sleeping with a student?
Hayes Morrison: Students.
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If this show is guilty of anything is of being too good
8 November 2016 | by Black2WhiteSee all my reviews

I just love this show.

Finally a fresh new approach to justice, a show that actually is different and stands apart from the multitude of shows showing basically the same.

The premise of the show itself is great, because it deals with the monster inside the closet. How the justice system condemns innocent people, just because not everyone can pay for six digits lawyers.

Another thing done brilliantly in this show is the cast. How can we not relate to this cast!? The cast, each actor and actress, is fundamental to the success of this show. It's clear that each have their own secrets and things they aren't proud of. So each member of that team as to in a way, deal with their personal beliefs and ghosts.

The potential is great but honestly I don't see this show having a long lifespan. Three to four seasons at most. The problem being that at a certain point, viewers are gonna get tired of seeing them handling situations where we already known from the very beginning that the person in jail is innocent. They might create scenarios where even after proved innocent, the person either prefers to keep the blame or doesn't have anything to go back to. Turning wins into losses. We're already seeing that.

So... How long before we the viewers get tired of seeing the same situations over and over. I really hope they have a plan of expanding this show into other fields, or eventually the show won't be able to grab its viewers.

For now the show still has a lot to show and do. So as long as it lasts I'll watch it.


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