Veronica (Nia Peeples) questions her calling; a defendant is on his third strike; a star witness is a racist cop.
Edison's old friend is charged with drug dealing; Jonathan has an interview with a firm that represents the mob.
Public defenders strike; Veronica (Nia Peeples) is taken hostage; stress hospitalizes Conklin (Bob Gunton).
Overzealous Lenore (Annabeth Gish) almost bungles a child abuse investigation; Conklin (Bob Gunton) fears involvement in a madam's trial.
Winkelman's reputation lands him on television; due to overcrowding, Justine (Patricia Wettig) must release 200 inmates; Wyatt (Brad Johnson) proposes.
When Veronica (Nia Peeples) defends a brutal rapist, Jonathan (Dan Gauthier) leaks evidence to the prosecution.
Edison (Jeffrey D. Sams) faces a dilemma when he is asked to put a mentally impaired man on death row.
When a famous athlete (Dennis Rodman) is arrested for murder, the court personnel vie for the high-profile case; Justine (Patricia Wettig) handles the media frenzy.
Judges, lawyers and staff toil at a big-city courthouse; with Patricia Wettig; Robin Givens; Brad Johnson; Annabeth Gish; Bob Gunton; Michael Lerner; Jenifer Lewis; Jeffrey Sams; Nia Peeples.