The television series was recorded at the HSV-7Fitzroy tele-theatre in Melbourne. There were 163 one hour episode. The series was also popular in New Zealand.
The series made use of a revolving cast to portray various court cases. The actors were given the details of a given case and instructed to improvise their performances to give the series a more authentic, immediate feel.
It won a Logie Award in 1961 for Best Australian Drama Series