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* ArtisticLicenseLaw: In the first episode, the US Attorney opposes Lucas' replevin action by citing Livengood vs. Markusson, where the court of first instance claimed that domestic animals were not property. But Livengood won the case when this ruling was reversed after she appealed. (https://www.courtlistener.com/opinion/3949648/livengood-v-markusson/)



* DesignerBabies: A genetic fertility specialist is sued for having his clients end up with homosexual babies.

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A genetic fertility specialist is sued for having his clients end up with homosexual babies.


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* HollywoodLaw: In the first episode, the US Attorney opposes Lucas' replevin action by citing Livengood vs. Markusson, where the court of first instance claimed that domestic animals were not property. But Livengood won the case when this ruling was reversed after [[https://www.courtlistener.com/opinion/3949648/livengood-v-markusson/ she appealed]].


* TwentyMinutesIntoTheFuture: A textbook case. The year 2030 is far enough away to allow for significant technological and social change, close enough to relate to, and a nice round number.
* AlternateHistory: Of the typical sci-fi sort.



* StylisticSuck: [[ShowWithinAShow ''Mom Dad and Jerry'']] is a sitcom that seems to consist entirely of people acquiring AmusingInjuries as [[Film/SpyKids Juni]] utters his catchphrase "Ooh, that's got to hurt!". It's been running for five years and has 112 million viewers.

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* StylisticSuck: [[ShowWithinAShow ''Mom ''Mom, Dad and Jerry'']] is a sitcom that seems to consist entirely of people acquiring AmusingInjuries as [[Film/SpyKids Juni]] utters his catchphrase "Ooh, that's got to hurt!". It's been running for five years and has 112 million viewers.viewers.
* TwentyMinutesIntoTheFuture: A textbook case. The year 2030 is far enough away to allow for significant technological and social change, close enough to relate to, and a nice round number.

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** Similarly, one of the lawyers Le May is born from the "Genetic Prototype Project".

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* ArtisticLicenseLaw: In the first episode, the US Attorney opposes Lucas' replevin action by citing Livengood vs. Markusson, where the court of first instance claimed that domestic animals were not property. But Livengood won the case when this ruling was reversed after she appealed. (https://www.courtlistener.com/opinion/3949648/livengood-v-markusson/)


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* EverythingIsOnline: The episode "Without a Tracer" is an egregious example of this, hinging on the assertion that an implanted microchip can somehow hack into any nearby security camera without being connected to it.


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* WillTheyOrWontThey: Here it is more "Did they or didn't they?"


* StylisticSuck: [[ShowWithinAShow ''Mom Dad and Jerry'']] is a sitcom that seems to consist entirely of people acquiring AmusingInjuries as [[SpyKids Juni]] utters his catchphrase "Ooh, that's got to hurt!". It's been running for five years and has 112 million viewers.

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* StylisticSuck: [[ShowWithinAShow ''Mom Dad and Jerry'']] is a sitcom that seems to consist entirely of people acquiring AmusingInjuries as [[SpyKids [[Film/SpyKids Juni]] utters his catchphrase "Ooh, that's got to hurt!". It's been running for five years and has 112 million viewers.

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* TwentyMinutesIntoTheFuture: A textbook case. The year 2030 is far enough away to allow for significant technological and social change, close enough to relate to, and a nice round number.



* TwentyMinutesIntoTheFuture: A textbook case. The year 2030 is far enough away to allow for significant technological and social change, close enough to relate to, and a nice round number.




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* FantasticLegalWeirdness: The whole show was structured around this.


* ElectronicEyes: The episode Love and Games, a baseball player had an eye replaced in his youth, and has to appeal in order to be able to play in the League, as Bionics are not allowed for unfair advantages.
* EvilTwin: Invoked in the last episode of Century City, when the client's genetic clone commits a murder. Lampshaded of course.

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* ElectronicEyes: The In the episode Love "Love and Games, Games", a baseball player had an eye replaced in his youth, and has to appeal in order to be able to play in the League, as Bionics bionics are not allowed for unfair advantages.
* EvilTwin: Invoked {{Invoked}} in the last episode of Century City, when the client's genetic clone commits a murder. Lampshaded {{Lampshaded}} of course.



* JackieRobinsonStory: Love And Games, with a Bionic eyed baseball player trying to make it to the leagues via an appeal, as league rules don't allow bionics to play because of the unfair advantage.

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* JackieRobinsonStory: Love "Love And Games, Games", with a Bionic eyed bionic-eyed baseball player trying to make it to the leagues league via an appeal, as league rules don't allow bionics to play because of the unfair advantage.



* SassyBlackWoman: Pretty much averted. Hannah Crane, the lead partner of the firm, is a DeadpanSnarker, but that's it. The actress actually commented on her inability to play this role.

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* SassyBlackWoman: Pretty much averted.{{averted}}. Hannah Crane, the lead partner of the firm, is a DeadpanSnarker, but that's it. The actress actually commented on her inability to play this role.


A noble but doomed effort to do ''ThePractice'' [[TwentyMinutesIntoTheFuture twenty minutes into the future]].

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A noble but doomed effort to do ''ThePractice'' ''Series/ThePractice'' [[TwentyMinutesIntoTheFuture twenty minutes into the future]].


Note: Series/CenturyCity is also the name of the part of the City of Los Angeles where a number of movies and TV {{Series}} have been filmed by TwentiethCenturyFox, notably ''Battle For the PlanetOfTheApes'' and ''Film/DieHard''.

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Note: Series/CenturyCity is also the name of the part of the City of Los Angeles where a number of movies and TV {{Series}} series have been filmed by TwentiethCenturyFox, Creator/TwentiethCenturyFox, notably ''Battle For the PlanetOfTheApes'' ''Film/BattleForThePlanetOfTheApes'' and ''Film/DieHard''.


Note: CenturyCity is also the name of the part of the City of Los Angeles where a number of movies and TV {{Series}} have been filmed by TwentiethCenturyFox, notably ''Battle For the PlanetOfTheApes'' and ''Film/DieHard''.

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Note: CenturyCity Series/CenturyCity is also the name of the part of the City of Los Angeles where a number of movies and TV {{Series}} have been filmed by TwentiethCenturyFox, notably ''Battle For the PlanetOfTheApes'' and ''Film/DieHard''.

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