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Parents' Guide to

Chicago Justice

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Solid spin-off brings more law and order to the Windy City.

TV NBC Drama 2017
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.

Community Reviews

age 15+

Based on 3 parent reviews

age 16+

This Isn’t a Family Show

Chicago Justice is too much bad stuffs.
age 10+

Why they are doing this show thats not for kids 12 and up

Excellent show

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (3 ):
Kids say: Not yet rated

This entertaining but pretty predictable legal procedural offers all the twists and turns expected from a Dick Wolf series. It follows the Law & Order formula to a T. Appearances by other L&O franchise veterans such as Tovah Feldshuh and Richard Brooks add to the familiar feeling.

Its Chicago setting is clear and includes stories that reveal some of the city's social and political challenges, including street violence and allegations of police brutality. A few of the cast's personal histories add depth, but these storylines are woven into the fabric of the proceedings without overshadowing them. It's also fun to see old-timers such as Ben Stone (played by Michael Moriarty) back on the scene. All in all, Chicago Justice does exactly what you expect it to do but manages to do it well.

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