Philly D.A. Series 1

  • Political
  • 8 Episodes

Philly D.A. is a multi-part series that details the dramatic work inside the office of Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner as he and his team work to end mass incarceration and transform the criminal justice system from the inside.

Director

Yoni Brook

Director

Ted Passon

Director

Nicole Salazar

Episodes

59m
Episode 1

Civil rights champion Larry Krasner wins the seat for Philadelphia District Attorney by a landslide. Pledging sweeping reform, he fires resistant attorneys, and his team unveils a secret that shakes the police department.

56m
Episode 2

Krasner and his team battle for access to the complete police misconduct file, as the public demands the district attorney to release the names of officers deemed unfit to testify. Meanwhile, tensions boil between new district attorneys and seasoned veterans on sentencing alternatives.

56m
Episode 3

The murder of a police sergeant tests Philadelphia D.A. Larry Krasner’s resolve to never seek the death penalty.

55m
Episode 4

LaTonya Myers fights for probation reform but knows a slip-up could land her back in prison; the D.A.’s team pursues systemic probation reform.

55m
Episode 5

A skeptical parole board stands between Joseph Chamberlain and freedom; local media points fingers at D.A. Krasner following a murder spike, threatening to halt his office’s plans for parole reform.

55m
Episode 6

A councilwoman bridges constituents plagued by the opioid crisis with D.A. Krasner’s unorthodox plans, which include safe injection sites.

55m
Episode 7

D.A. Krasner must decide whether to pursue murder charges against an on-duty officer who shot a Black man.

55m
Episode 8

Krasner recruits law students to lead reform from within; supporters warn Krasner of consequences if he doesn’t accelerate plans to phase out cash bail.