What is Law and Order?
Law and Order is an American television program, which aired for 20 years; the show is categorized as a dramatic and situational presentation that focuses on both the New York City Police Department, as well as the Criminal Court of New York State.
Although the situations presented on Law and Order are publicized to beof a purely fictitious nature, many viewers have acknowledged similarities within the individual plots of the program that mirror events taking place in ‘real life’ at the time of an episode’s airing; yet, this hypothesis has neither been substantiated by the NBC nor, nor validated by the producers of the program.
The History of Law and Order
Law and Order is a television program that first aired in September of 1990; subsequent to its premier on the television network NBC, Law and Order enjoyed 20 seasons prior to the final season of the program that took place in May of 2010; although Law and Order is no longer is production, it continues to experience additional popularity and fanfare as a result of its syndication on the FOX television network.
The Production of Law and Order
Law and Order is an hour-long program in which a single episode is divided into two sections:
The first, half-hour section explores the crime committed, as well as the subsequent apprehension of the criminal(s) on the part of the New York City Police Department; in this section of the program, the viewer is allowed insight in both the criminal mindset, as well as the collective law enforcement procedure
The second, half-hour section explores the subsequent trial, litigation, and legal management of the case subsequent to its arrival to the office of the District Attorney presiding over New York City