Air Date: March 10th, 2008
A lawyer goes to great lengths to defend the wrongfully accused.
Genres: Drama, Law
Season 1 - Episode 6 : Sick as Your Secrets Apr 18, 2008
Elizabeth tries to avoid defending an admitted rapist; Chester goes after a greedy slumlord after a rat disfigures a girl living in one of his rodent-infested properties; Molly receives the results of her bar exam.
Season 1 - Episode 5 : Trade-Off Apr 11, 2008
Elizabeth tries to cut a deal and get her affairs in order, but Russell, Chester and Molly begin building a surprise defense involving Elizabeth's prosecutor, Deputy Attorney General Zach Williams.
Season 1 - Episode 4 : Sweet Sixteen Apr 4, 2008
Elizabeth defends two high-school students accused of soliciting murder, but one of the girls switches lawyers and cuts a deal, making it a case of "she said, she said."
Season 1 - Episode 3 : What Goes Around Mar 28, 2008
Vindictive Deputy Attorney General Williams builds a case against Elizabeth to prove that she broke the law while defending a man accused of murdering a child; terrified and unprepared, Molly mounts her first defense.
Season 1 - Episode 2 : Baggage Mar 17, 2008
Elizabeth represents a man who claims to have "special powers" after he finds the remains of a man who has been missing for almost 20 years; Elizabeth makes a startling admission about Sam's abduction.
As Elizabeth Canterbury, Julianna Margulies is a feisty pit bull in designer heels. She's willing to do just about everything to clear her clients. If there's one fairy-tale aspect to the show, it's that she's able to take on only clients who are actually innocent. Show More
If any lawyer ever did even a third of the things that Elizabeth Canterbury does on Canterbury's Law, the outrageous Denis Leary/Jim Serpico show that premieres tonight, she'd be disbarred in about six and a half seconds. But luckily this is TV, where lawyers-gone-wild are an always fun-to-watch staple. Show More
Margulies is sufficiently skilled that she finds the parts of Elizabeth Canterbury we can like, and her internal struggle is what makes this more than just the latest lawyer show. Show More