Law & Order spin-off “For the Defense” not proceeding

Another new spin-off is now in the works from Dick Wolf.

Law & Order spin-off Law & Order: For the Defense will not be proceeding -but another is now in the works.

For the Defense was to look at take an unbiased look inside a criminal defense firm. NBC initially said, “The series will put the lawyers under the microscope, along with the criminal justice system with every week delivering the promise of a contemporary morality tale.”

Variety notes that NBC, producer Dick Wolf and Universal TV are developing another title under the L&O banner.

In addition to the original the franchise has so far included Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Law & Order: Organized Crime,  Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Law & Order: Los Angeles, Law & Order: True Crime,  Law & Order: Trial by Jury, Law & Order: UK while Law & Order: Hate Crimes has also been ordered.

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  1. I recon they should make a prequel series based on Lennie Briscoe’s early days in the police force. Gritty New York, 70’s fashion, classic cars and cops who weren’t afraid to smack the bad guys around. No Google/social media searches or DNA testing to help solve the case

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