Verdict Revised


Verdict Revised
Markus Haglund, 43 is a charismatic and brilliant legal mind, but a tormented, cynical human being. As a lawyer, he became a household name ten years ago when he defended an alleged murderer and got him off. Two days later the suspect raped and killed a young mother and her eight-year-old daughter. Markus quit practicing and spiraled out of control for years. Now he gives the course Verdict revised at the University of Uppsala. Together with his four talented and carefully selected law students, Fia Jnsson, Anna Sjstedt, Belal Al-Mukhtar, and Roger Andersson, Markus takes on cases involving convicted perpetrators who are believed to have been wrongfully convicted. As soon as they take on a case, dangerous forces are unleashed since the best way of proving ones innocence is to find the real perpetrator. Markus and his proteges strive fervently to solve mysteries and find the truth. But the journey there is often dangerous and paved with lies. Anna, Belal, Fia, and Roger all have their own reasons for wanting to take this particular course. Anna is a careerist with an upper-class background who sees Haglunds name on her CV as a ticket to the most prestigious legal positions. Fia is the idealist who has witnessed injustice up close and who is committed to helping the weak of society. Belal is the son of immigrant parents and the first in his family to get an academic degree. The former policeman Roger is drawn into the Groups first case when someone gives false evidence against him. Markus Haglunds primary motivation is the ambition to expose faults in the justice system, and thus snub the judicial authorities. Ensuring a never-ending source of conflict with Haglund is his ex-wife, State Prosecutor Ulrika Stiegler. Their personal war flares up anew when, in a live TV interview, he questions her judgment in the case of a young immigrant falsely accused of beating a person to death.
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  • Watch Verdict Revised Season 2

    • Episode 12

      Unknown Witness

      aired: Tue, Dec 15, 2009

      A couple of drunken teenagers take an abandoned taxi for a ride, not knowing that the taxi driver lies in the trunk, dead. Rogers former colleague Johan was the last customer. He is arrested but claims to be innocent without revealing any details.

    • Episode 11

      Kidnapped

      aired: Tue, Dec 8, 2009

      The team takes on the case of Camilla Sterner, a kidnapped girl who was kept in a box in which she died before the police got to her. Her boyfriend Anders was convicted and the team doesnt have much to go on, until they discover her social circle.

    • Episode 10

      The Money Trap

      aired: Tue, Dec 1, 2009

      Annika Hallgren of the Katrineholm police comes to see Markus. She suspects that the man who was found guilty of a murder, is innocent. On the day of the murder, the victims son disappeared without a trace Anna and Belal try to answer the questions

    • Episode 9

      Night Terror

      aired: Tue, Nov 24, 2009

      Fia was wounded when the hostages were freed and has to stay in hospital. On her first night, her roommate dies. The autopsy reveals that she was killed by an overdose of morphine. The nurse is struck off but Fia is convinced that she is innocent.

    • Episode 8

      The Hostage

      aired: Tue, Nov 17, 2009

      Convicted murderer Thorsten Hjelte escapes prison to ask for Markus help. Not finding him, he takes Roger, Fia and Belal hostage. In a race against time and without Markus help, Anna has to dig up any information that can exonerate Hjelte.

    • Episode 7

      Education for Life

      aired: Tue, Nov 10, 2009

      Markus visits a private boarding school in Kinnaberg. During an internal hearing a student is accused of illegal alcohol possession and soon after, hes arrested for raping a teacher. The boy claims to be guilty but the team feels that something is wrong.

    • Episode 6

      The Stalker

      aired: Tue, Nov 3, 2009

      Miriam Merkel, successful writer and wife of a top politician is murdered. An animal rights activist is suspected but he vehemently claims to be innocent. As the team tries to find the missing murderer they are confronted by a lot of questions.

    • Episode 5

      Close Neighbours

      aired: Tue, Oct 27, 2009

      On her way to work, Amanda falls asleep at the wheel and runs over two persons, killing both. Years ago, Roger was in love with Amanda and is very affected by her case. He believes in her innocence but has a hard time remaining objective.

    • Episode 4

      Nowak & Nowak

      aired: Tue, Oct 20, 2009

      A woman asks Markus to help her boyfriend who is wrongfully convicted for murdering a car dealer. Ulrika Stiegler, prosecutor in the case, insists that the conviction was valid but Markus starts to suspect that Ulrika might be hiding something.

    • Episode 3

      The Threat

      aired: Tue, Oct 13, 2009

      A woman asks Markus to help her boyfriend who is wrongfully convicted for murdering a car dealer. Ulrika Stiegler, prosecutor in the case, insists that the conviction was valid but Markus starts to suspect that Ulrika might be hiding something.

    • Episode 2

      Alba Femina

      aired: Wed, Oct 7, 2009

      A woman is murdered in the same way as was another woman the year before. The father of the first victim turns to the team; he doesnt think that the convicted man is the real killer. But how could the convicted man know all the details if he is innocent?

    • Episode 1

      Run for Your Life

      aired: Wed, Sep 30, 2009

      17-year-old Axel is wrongfully convicted of raping a woman. After the attack, the woman fell into coma. Miraculously, she wakes up, but her memory is fuzzy. Fia has an idea how to hunt the perpetrator, but her method is questionable and dangerous.

  • Watch Verdict Revised Season 1

    • Episode 12

      Accused

      aired: Tue, Dec 9, 2008

      The past is beginning to catch up with Anna and suddenly Roger stands accused of having attempted to murder Anna's father. With Roger refusing to explain the situation, Markus, Fia, and Belal are confronted with a very difficult case.

    • Episode 11

      The Girl On the Bridge

      aired: Tue, Dec 2, 2008

      Elvire was pushed off a bridge by her mother when she was four years old. Now, she approaches the Group to prove her mothers innocence. The Group is forced to confront both their own and the mothers ideas about what can and cannot be forgiven.

    • Episode 10

      Club Zafir

      aired: Tue, Nov 25, 2008

      Prosecutor Ulrika Stiegler approaches Anna with an urgent case: An Iranian homosexual is about to be expelled and sentenced to death in Iran. He is in prison for serious assault, but the team is convinced that something is not right about the case.

    • Episode 9

      The Pimp

      aired: Tue, Nov 18, 2008

      Elena Lilova is accused of murdering a well-known pimp. Fearing reprisals, Elena refuses to cooperate with the Group that is itself subject to serious threats. The case breaks unexpectedly when they discover the existence of another witness...

    • Episode 8

      The Arson

      aired: Tue, Nov 11, 2008

      A woman is imprisoned for arson, having killed her unfaithful husband with his mistress. The OD Group begins to look into the case when the mistress suddenly shows up. The questions multiply and Fia will put her own life at risk trying to find the truth.

    • Episode 7

      Unclear Motives

      aired: Tue, Nov 4, 2008

      A drinking-bout in Katrineholm goes awry. The next morning one of the drunkards calls the police and reports that he has killed his friend. The local chief of police has become accustomed to being in the right and does not realize she is wrong this time.

    • Episode 6

      Secret Identity

      aired: Tue, Oct 28, 2008

      Fia decides to finally take on her fathers case, because this was the real reason she chose to study law. But the case raises a difficult dilemma for her can she truly trust her father?

    • Episode 5

      The Police Murder

      aired: Tue, Oct 21, 2008

      A bank robber is convicted of having shot two police officers, when in fact, he attempted to stop the other robbers from shooting. The Group is confronted with a moral dilemma when they find out about the robbers true identity.

    • Episode 4

      The Evader

      aired: Tue, Oct 14, 2008

      A mother pleads for Markus to take on the case of her son who she believes is wrongfully convicted. The son claims to be guilty but the Group uncovers more and more evidence that he is lying. In his search for the truth, Roger goes to great lengths.

    • Episode 3

      Sacrificed Goods

      aired: Tue, Oct 7, 2008

      One of Markus past lovers claims to be wrongfully convicted for drug trafficking. Reluctantly, Markus gets involved in the case, which also forces Belal to confront one of his old employers, a law firm that has helped and abetted drug traffickers.

    • Episode 2

      Threatened Witness

      aired: Tue, Sep 30, 2008

      A young immigrant tries to stop the beating to death of a person. Although innocent, he is accused by other witnesses as the perpetrator of the beating. Markus questions the public prosecutors judgment in a live television interview.

    • Episode 1

      Acceptance

      aired: Tue, Sep 23, 2008

      One of Fias proteges believes her stepfather has been falsely convicted. Markus team investigates and soon argues with the riot police. They make them waver and one of the police officers, Roger Andersson, decides to join the group.

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