Bluff City Law

Aired: Oct 14, 2019 , Monday at 22:00 on NBC

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Episode Summary: After a young woman is murdered Elijah and Anthony take on hate-speech in a case against a controversial leader who is represented by Elijah's old friend and attorney Rachel Madsen.
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Fire In a Crowded Theater

The issue of free speech is a tricky one. On Bluff City Law Season 1 Episode 4, Elijah compares hate speech to shouting "fire" in a crowded theater. But are they the same? Yelling "fire" inside a crowded theater when there is none is taken from a 1919 case where a man's conviction for distributing flyers protesting the draft was upheld.  The actual phrase from Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes' opinion is: “The most stringent protection of free speech would not protect a... more



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'Bluff City Law' Will Not Receive Full Season Order at NBC

“Bluff City Law” will wrap up its first season after the NBC drama airs its initial 10 episodes. While not an official cancellation, the move clearly does not bode well for the freshman series getting a second season. The show has aired four episodes to date, with the fifth set to air this coming Monday. In the Live+3 ratings through Oct. 13, the series is averaging just a 0.9 rating in adults 18-49 and 6.3 million viewers. That data does not include the most recent episode, whic... more

NBC Passes on More 'Bluff City Law': Jimmy Smits Drama Will End After Initial 10-Episode Run

“Bluff City Law” will not get a full-season pickup from NBC and will wrap up after its initial 10-episode order. NBC had ordered an additional six scripts prior to the Jimmy Smits legal drama’s Sept. 23 debut, but those will not go into production, an individual with knowledge of the decision told TheWrap. The series has aired four episodes so far and will continue to remain in its Monday at 10 p.m. timeslot. Its last episode is scheduled to air Nov. 25, just before Thanksgiving. The show has not been canceled, and NB... more


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