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For the People (2002 TV series)

For the People is an American legal drama series that aired on Lifetime from July 21, 2002 until February 16, 2003.

For the People
GenreLegal drama
Created byCatherine LePard
StarringLea Thompson
A Martinez
Michael Reilly Burke
Composer(s)Wendy Blackstone
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes18 (list of episodes)
Running time60 minutes
Production company(s)Cumulus Productions
Original networkLifetime
Original releaseJuly 21, 2002 –
February 16, 2003


A liberal Los Angeles assistant district attorney gets a new conservative boss.[1]



No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
1"Pilot"Peter WernerCatherine LePardJuly 21, 2002 (2002-07-21)
A young man is killed after a radio personality chastises homosexuals. The wife of a drug dealer plays an important part in putting him behind bars.
2"Our Own"Eric LaneuvilleCatherine LePardJuly 28, 2002 (2002-07-28)
Camille feels guilty over the death of a deputy district attorney. Jennifer and Anita tries to bring down a ring that stages auto accidents.
3"Lonely Hearts"Ian ToyntonJudith Paige MitchellAugust 4, 2002 (2002-08-04)
Camille works to bring down a con man who targets old and lonely women. Lora investigates an election scandal.
4"To DNA or Not to DNA"Joe NapolitanoDenitra Trinise HarrisAugust 11, 2002 (2002-08-11)
Camille and Lora disagree about the death penalty for a drug dealer. Anita works to arrest a woman who is being abuse towards her child.
5"Pawns"Félix Enríquez AlcaláWendy WestAugust 18, 2002 (2002-08-18)
Camille works on a case against an accused child abuser. Lora arrests a celebrity on solicitation charges.
6"Come Blow Your Whistle"Joanna KernsLawrence MeyersAugust 25, 2002 (2002-08-25)
Camille thinks a woman was killed for being a whistle blower.
7"The Double Standard"David JacksonJudith Paige MitchellSeptember 8, 2002 (2002-09-08)
Camille thinks a judge is being influenced by the good-looking wife of the defendant. Michael argues that the Three strikes law doesn't fit his client.
8"Textbook Perfect"Elodie KeeneDenitria Harris-LawrenceSeptember 15, 2002 (2002-09-15)
Camille must file a murder charge against a friend of Lora. Jennifer helps a group of adoptive parents who has been conned by an internet baby broker.
9"Honor Thy Mother"Joe NapolitanoTBAOctober 6, 2002 (2002-10-06)
Camille and Lora become suspicious when a string of fatal incidents happen at a hospital. Camille's runaway sister has stolen her identity.
10"Racing Form"Steve De JarnattWendy WestOctober 13, 2002 (2002-10-13)
A female jockey who was raped doesn't want to testify because it could ruin her career. Anita's sister is diagnosed with breast cancer.
11"Dog Day"Allison Liddi-BrownSuzanne Fitzpatrick and Eric KornickOctober 20, 2002 (2002-10-20)
A convicted felon has taken hostages in an office in the DA building.
12"Crossroads"Ian ToyntonTBANovember 10, 2002 (2002-11-10)
Camille and Michael find themselves on different sides in the trial of an alleged child molester and murderer. Erica's drug use may end up costing her custody.
13"The Reality of Lethality"Steve De JarnattTBANovember 17, 2002 (2002-11-17)
Camille fills in for Lora after she was injured by a criminal she helped put behind bars. Michael investigates a claim of police brutality.
14"Handle with Care"Graeme CliffordDenitria Harris-LawrenceDecember 8, 2002 (2002-12-08)
Camille takes on a case about a botched exorcism.
15"Nascent"Carl WeathersWendy WestNovember 15, 2002 (2002-11-15)
A newborn baby is found in a dumpster. Anita has to explain to her family that her marriage is over.
16"Nexus"David JacksonSuzanne Fitzpatrick and Eric KornickJanuary 5, 2003 (2003-01-05)
Hunter helps Camille with her nephew. A long-lost relative of Lora shows up with a family secret. A college student dies during the pledging ritual of a sorority.
17"Power Play"Joanne KernsSheryl J. AndersonJanuary 12, 2003 (2003-01-12)
Lora, Anita and Michael investigate a young Hollywood star who drove her car into a group of people.
18"My Mother's Daughter"Ian SanderTBAFebruary 16, 2003 (2003-02-16)
Camille is stalked by a former co-worker. Lora's daughter is threatened by a carjacker.


  1. ^ TV Guide. "For the People Cast and Details". TV Guide. Retrieved 2013-01-22.

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