‘Law & Order: The Menendez Murders’ (Nov. 7): Leslie Considers a Mistrial Ruling

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‘Law & Order: The Menendez Murders’ (Nov. 7): Leslie Considers a Mistrial Ruling

“Episode 7” (11/07/17) – With Lyle and Erik’s juries both struggling to reach a unanimous decision, the possibility of a mistrial leaves Leslie (Edie Falco) hopeful for the opportunity to work out a deal with the District Attorney’s office.

Meanwhile, District Attorney Gil Garcetti (Mark Moses) takes action to counteract the declining public perception of the justice system. Judge Weisberg’s (Anthony Edwards) performance in the trial comes under intense media scrutiny given his record of hung juries and controversial verdicts.

With the trial having garnered national attention, Lyle (Miles Gaston Villanueva) uses Norma as a switchboard to connect him with female supporters.

Starring the incomparable Emmy and Golden Globe Award winner Edie Falco (“The Sopranos,” “Nurse Jackie”), this new eight-episode true-crime installment of the powerhouse “Law & Order” franchise delivers a gripping in-depth dramatization of the notorious murder case that changed America forever.

When the Menendez brothers were tried on national TV for brutally killing their parents in Beverly Hills, their story became a national obsession. Now, the first edition of this anthology series delves into the players, the crime and the media circus, detailing the day-to-day battles of the trial and unveiling the shocking truth of what really went down when the cameras stopped rolling.

Rene Balcer will write and executive produce. Lesli Linka Glatter will direct and executive produce. Dick Wolf, Peter Jankowski and Arthur W. Forney also executive produce. “Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders” is produced by Universal Television and Wolf Films.

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