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American Crime is a dramatic television series. It is about the changes to people who participate in a criminal justice case. Crime is a traumatic experience which can be life changing. What comes after the crime is the court case. This can be just as traumatic and life changing as well. This show details the lives of people involved in one case. This case has far reaching implications which these characters must struggle through to come out the other side.

This show focuses on the mainly unseen part of criminal life. It shows those who must deal with the legal aftermath of crime.

American Crime is a Drama series that is currently running and has 3 seasons (29 episodes). The series first aired on March 5, 2015. It has mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.8.

American Crime is available for streaming on the ABC website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch American Crime on demand at Netflix, Amazon, Vudu, Google Play, iTunes online.

3 Seasons, 29 Episodes
March 5, 2015
Cast: Felicity Huffman, Regina King, Timothy Hutton, Richard Cabral
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  • Kimara advises Dustin to inform the police about the crime that took place in the webcam house, which leads to an unforeseen outcome. Meanwhile, detectives open up a troubling investigation into Clair and Nicholas, who maintain their innocence and contend that Gabrielle is the guilty party. Jeanette must confront and consider the costs and sacrifices of social change.

  • In the days after a deadly altercation in the webcam home, Dustin looks to Kimara for help, figuring out he is no longer safe. Kimara fights with the burden of a hard moral decision and opts to take time off of work at her shelter.

  • Nicholas is upset with the reality of his declining business and takes his anger out on Clair.

  • Luis finds out about the fate of his son, as Coy comes up with a plot to get himself off the farm. Jeanette attempts to plead her situation about the working conditions in the fields to Laurie Ann while Shae makes a choice that will affect the remainder of her life.

  • Luis shows up at the Hesby Farm and gets important information concerning his missing son while Coy witnesses a terrible incident that alters his entire perception about time in the field and confirms his dark new reality.

  • While Luis finds himself sinking further into servitude on the farm, Isaac tries to protect Coy from abusive conditions in the fields. Meanwhile, Jeanette begins to wonder if her family is down-playing a trailer fire, which killed a number of their undocumented workers. Kimara tries to transition Shae from being an underage victimized prostitute to sustaining herself as she tries to convince Shae to testify against her former pimp.

  • An undocumented worker, Luis Salazar, journeys from Mexico to the United States seeking for a job, only to find out that modern servitude is booming in the farmlands and agricultural communities.

  • Sebastian is blindsided when damaging information about Leyland families becomes public. Meanwhile, Becca's arrest for delivering drugs to Taylor on the day of the murder upsets her parents.

  • In the aftermath of the murder of a Leyland student, the community's outlook on the events since Eric and Taylor's encounter changes. Meanwhile, Sebastian seeks vengeance against Leyland, forcing Leslie into a defensive position.

  • Leslie's job is threatened in the aftermath of the tragic loss of one of Leyland's own. Meanwhile, Curt believes his estranged wife has run away with their son Peter.

  • Feeling conflicted, Taylor continues to unravel as he tries to find a way to stop feeling like a victim; and Anne's private medical records are leaked online to shame her.

  • Despite the school lawyer's advice, Leslie decides to welcome Eric back to Leyland with the student body support. But Eric soon discovers that some of the basketball team members aren't thrilled with his return.

  • The police question Taylor about his actions on the night he was allegedly assaulted after Eric is forced to open up about his sexuality. Meanwhile, Anne processes the new information that Taylor is gay.

  • In the aftermath of the discovery of evidence found on Taylor's clothing, the parents of the basketball players and faculty of The Leyland School brace themselves for invasive DNA testing on the team. Meanwhile, Taylor tries to to re-enter public high school.

  • Details of the events of the night of the captains' party are revealed in a news article and Kevin is named as a participant in the alleged assault on Taylor.

  • Anne seeks help for Taylor from the authorities, but they fail to take the crime seriously.

  • In the second season premiere, issues of sexual orientation and socioeconomic disparity erupt when shocking photos of a high school boy are posted on social media following a school party.

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