Set in the Southern District of New York (SDNY) Federal Court, aka “The Mother Court,” For the People follows brand new lawyers working for both the defense and the prosecution as they handle the most high profile and high stakes cases in the country – all as their personal lives intersect.
TV show For the People season 1 is a legal drama from Shonda Rhimes on the ABC channel.
Season 1 of the TV show highlights the battles that unfold in the District Court of New York every day. The best lawyers and the most experienced judges decide the fate of people there. Judges, prosecutors, lawyers – all who come here have an impeccable reputation, experience and skills that clearly distinguish their personalities from the gray mass of workers. They work for people and for the well-being of people. The most important federal cases, rates on which are very high, are discussed in this institution. But prosecutors and defenders have a complicated relationship not only at work, but also outside the courthouse … in the new episodes of season 1 For the People.