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First Look Review: Chicago Justice

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Chicago Justice is the latest addition to the Dick Wolf television empire. If you were at all concerned; Chicago has all your health, fire, policing and now justice worries covered.

Dick Wolf creator of the seminal tv series Law and Order now brings forth his latest baby: Chicago Justice. If you enjoy and are familiar with the format of Law and Order then watching Chicago Justice will feel a little like deja-vu.



Each episode of Chicago Justice follows Assistant State Attorney Peter Stone (Peter Winchester), Assistant State Attorney Anna Valdez (Monica Barbara) and their boss State Attorney Mark Jeffries (Carl Weathers) as they try to prosecute cases they are given by the investigators lead by Chief Investigator Antonio Dawson (John Seda). The series promises to address issues such as; race, politics, equality and other hot topics in an adult way.



On watching the pilot it is clear that Wolf and lead writer Michael Chernuchin are trying to be bold by having a protagonist who is not likeable and hard for the audience to engage with. This tactic is a double edged sword – do you want your audience to engage with the character or the story? Maybe as the season continues we will see a shift. For those familiar with Peter Winchester’s previous tv roles it is interesting to see him shift from action to legal hero. First impressions from watching the pilot is the adjustment is a slow one but there is promise.

However, the real question is do we need another legal television drama. The answer – only time will tell.

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Chicago Justice airs Thursdays at 9pm on Universal Channel.


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