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Facing Disaster Legal Disputes Making no Sense Beat the Burglar

Channel 4, 9pm

With the help of 3D graphics, experts explain why the 7.0 magnitude earthquake that killed up to 200,000 people in Haiti last month is un-fortuntely only the first in a number that will devastate the region over the next 40 years.

The fact that Haiti is one of the poorest countries in the world makes these cataclysmic events all the more nightmarish.

The biggest challenge facing experts is trying to predict when and where the next quake may strike.



LEGAL DISPUTES

RTE2, 11.55pm

Back for a third run, tough battles are to be won both in and outside the courtroom.

Last time out, the cliffhanger involved young attorney Ellen (Rose Byrne) forcing a confession from her often menacing boss Patty (Glenn Close).



MAKING no SENSE

BBC1, 11.05pm

Selective mutisim is a rare psychological disorder where the sufferer finds it impossible to speak in certain social situations. This documentary follows the daily struggles of three young girls determined to try and live a normal life.

"How can you have a relationship with a child who won't speak to you?" laments one mother.



BEAT THE BURGLAR

TV3, 8pm

Some real-life hoods, plus hidden cameras, provide the inside story on how certain criminals do their dirty deeds.

There's also timely advice on how to protect your house from burglars. The big fear now is that the ongoing downturn will force up crime levels.


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