Just Cause

Just Cause

2002 - 2003, Comedy, Drama
Alex DeMonaco tries to regain her life and her child after five years in prison.

Episode Guide

  • Just Cause - The Closing (Season 1 Episode 22)
    Season 1 Episode 22:

    The Closing

    Whitney's firm handles the closing sale for a once-prosperous family business scarred by red ink and vicious rumors.

  • Just Cause - Trial by Memory (Season 1 Episode 21)
    Season 1 Episode 21:

    Trial by Memory

    Whitney falls for a survivor of a Serbian concentration camp; Alex investigates Whitney's new interest.

  • Just Cause - Blackboard Jungle (Season 1 Episode 20)
    Season 1 Episode 20:

    Blackboard Jungle

    Whitney and Alex investigate a sexual harassment charge; Heller becomes involved with a woman online.

  • Just Cause - Reasonable Doubts (Season 1 Episode 19)
    Season 1 Episode 19:

    Reasonable Doubts

    Kaplan stands accused of misconduct; Leon decides whether or not to return to law.

  • Just Cause - Hide and Seek (Season 1 Episode 18)
    Season 1 Episode 18:

    Hide and Seek

    Alex drops everything to pursue a little girl who Kasselbaum believes is her daughter; a greedy attorney sues Hamilton for possessing a lamp that contains a tiny amount of hazardous lead.

  • Just Cause - Lies, Speculations and Deception (Season 1 Episode 17)
    Season 1 Episode 17:

    Lies, Speculations and Deception

    Alex becomes interested in a guy she meets in her law review class until she learns he is working under cover for a tire maker.

  • Just Cause - Dying to Be Thin (Season 1 Episode 16)
    Season 1 Episode 16:

    Dying to Be Thin

    Alex gets involved in a discrimination case when a woman fears she's being replaced at a diet pill distributor because she hasn't lost all of the weight from her pregnancy.

  • Just Cause - Buried Past (Season 1 Episode 15)
    Season 1 Episode 15:

    Buried Past

    When Alex finds out all the prisoners in her former cell block are becoming ill, she agrees to take the case of a guard who claims of being wrongly terminated.

  • Just Cause - Dream House (Season 1 Episode 14)
    Season 1 Episode 14:

    Dream House

    Heller's former girlfriend and her husband own a house plagued with problems at the same time their daughter develops a mysterious disease.

  • Just Cause - Death's Details (Season 1 Episode 13)
    Season 1 Episode 13:

    Death's Details

    Hamilton's father, who walked out on his family years before, returns unexpectedly and tells Hamilton he wants to make changes to his will.

  • Just Cause - The Wives of Christmas Past (Season 1 Episode 12)
    Season 1 Episode 12:

    The Wives of Christmas Past

    Alex takes the case of a pastor running a homeless shelter who receives an eviction notice from the city just before Christmas.

  • Just Cause - Fading Star (Season 1 Episode 11)
    Season 1 Episode 11:

    Fading Star

    The seedy side of the record industry comes to light after Whitney's rock idol hires the firm to assist in a contract dispute.

  • Just Cause - The Last to Know (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    The Last to Know

    Alex and Whitney become involved after a college football star apparently commits suicide, but the autopsy indicates a possible murder.

  • Just Cause - Making News (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    Making News

    Making headlines, Alex and Whitney get caught up in the world of politics and slander after he is hired by a TV gossip reporter.

  • Just Cause - Bet Your Life (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    Bet Your Life

    After accepting an insurance fraud case, Alex discovers her ex-husband (guest star David Julian Hirsh) is behind it.

  • Just Cause - Code of Silence (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    Code of Silence

    Alex discovers a dead client's rare form of cancer might be connected to a botched military mission in Kuwait during the Gulf War.

  • Just Cause - Tonya With an O (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    Tonya With an O

    A fast-food restaurant chain sues the legal team for libel after they become suspicious that it is knowingly selling contaminated meat.

  • Just Cause - Lama Hunt (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    Lama Hunt

    Alex discovers that a boy at the center of an international adoption battle might be a missing Tibetan religious figure.

  • Just Cause - Above the Law (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    Above the Law

    After a prison friend dies in an apparent suicide, Alex investigates a highly decorated police officer.

  • Just Cause - Human Trials (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    Human Trials

    Alex is determined to help a single mother who is convinced a drug company's experimental asthma medicine has put her son in a coma.

  • Just Cause - Pilot (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:


    After doing prison time for a crime she didn't commit, Alex DeMonaco lands a job at a law firm, battles injustice and searches for her missing daughter.

  • Just Cause - Pilot (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:


    After doing prison time for a crime she didn't commit, Alex DeMonaco lands a job at Hamilton Whitney III's law firm, battles injustice and searches for her missing daughter.