What is Law & Order About?
Law & Order
Law & Order is a long-running and highly acclaimed American crime drama television series that first premiered in 1990. Created by Dick Wolf, the show follows the lives of dedicated police officers and prosecutors in the fictional 27th precinct of the New York City Police Department (NYPD) and the trials and tribulations they face in their pursuit of justice. With its unique format, each episode is divided into two parts. The first half focuses on the police investigation of a crime, while the latter half delves into the legal proceedings in the courtroom. The show explores a wide range of criminal cases, including murders, sexual assaults, and other heinous crimes, and offers a realistic and gritty portrayal of the criminal justice system. The ensemble cast of Law & Order has changed over the years, but it has consistently featured a diverse group of talented actors who bring the complex characters to life. With its gripping storytelling, intricate plotlines, and emphasis on procedural accuracy, Law & Order has not only entertained millions of viewers but also shed light on the challenges faced by law enforcement and legal professionals in the pursuit of justice.
The first episode of Law & Order aired on September 13, 1990 and the most recent episode to air was on May 18, 2023.