Wyler defends a young man accused of killing an octogenarian heiress.
As the defense awaits the judge's ruling, Banks indicates his vendetta is not over.
Wyler wrestles with ethics when the firm learns a technicality may free Banks.
Banks' trial begins; Wyler confronts Banks with news about his wife, Lynette.
The firm arranges a marriage between Banks and his pen-pal (Karen Austin); Wyler continues his affair with Appleton.
James Wyler agrees to represent a vigilante (Pruitt Taylor Vince) accused of the cold-blooded murders of 17 ex-convicts.
Both legal teams make closing arguments; panicked Latrell takes desperate measures; the jury reaches a verdict.
Latrell's unexpected testimony shocks the prosecution; Weikopf accuses Wyler of sexual harassment; both legal teams make closing arguments; panicked Latrell takes desperate measures; the jury reaches a verdict.
The defense team learns incriminating evidence against Latrell's agent; prosecution witnesses taint Latrell's wholesome image.
Wyler calls the shots when Docknovich and Mosely clash over jury selection; new information points to another possible suspect.
The governor's assassin is revealed; Wyler and Biggio call a truce, collaborating to nail Dietrich; racial considerations split Docknovich and Mosely.
The defense and the prosecution deliver closing arguments; the jury hands down a verdict in the Rooney case.
The prosecution asks the court to remove Wyler from the case; Dietrich and Sharon testify; the defense rests; Latrell faces murder charges.
Wyler grills Beiden on the stand; Latrell talks to the police; Wyler and his mother have a brush with the law; Wyler gives Dietrich an ultimatum.
A famous basketball player seeks legal counsel after his team owner is murdered; a defense witness unexpectedly changes her story on the stand.
Wyler (Anthony LaPaglia) races to save the firm from bankruptcy; a jail mate links the defendant to the murder weapon.
A media frenzy ensues when the trial begins; the prosecution reveals shocking news about the defendant; the defense uncovers an illicit liaison.
James Wyler (Anthony LaPaglia), high-powered prosecutor, quits his job to defend a woman accused of a political assassination.
The real killer is revealed.
All is revealed during the aftermath of the verdict.
The jury announces its verdict in the Avedon trial and Hoffman and Grasso discuss the outcome on "The Larry King Show".
The jury announces its verdict; Hoffman and Grasso (Daniel Benzali, Barbara Bosson) discuss the trial on "Larry King Live."
Hoffman and Grasso (Daniel Benzali, Barbara Bosson) deliver closing arguments; Julie (Bobbie Phillips) learns devastating news about Cross (Stanley Tucci).
Cross (Stanley Tucci) exhibits strange behavior on and off the witness stand; Avedon (Jason Gedrick) insists on testifying on his own behalf.
Avedon's mother testifies; Grasso makes Hoffman a surprising offer; Julie's slip of the tongue has major ramifications for Appleton.
Eduardo Portalegre faces rape charges again; Garfield and Julie testify; Hoffman batters at Lester's credibility.
Hollywood notables are forced to testify; Hoffman questions Blondo's medical emergency; Julie has a revelation.
Jury trouble disrupts the trial; the Hoffmans explain their situation to Lizzie (Vanessa Zima); Cross (Stanley Tucci) rewards Appleton (Mary McCormack) for her assistance.
Valecek (Joe Spano) finds a videotape that shatters Cross' alibi; Grasso (Barbara Bosson) calls a surprise witness; Annie (Patricia Clarkson) makes an announcement.
Lizzie identifies the woman who kidnapped her; rumors jeopardize an office relationship; Cross (Stanley Tucci) is called to testify.
Opening statements begin; Polson (Dylan Baker) probes a kidnapping; Gillespie (Grace Phillips) confronts Appleton (Mary McCormack) about Cross (Stanley Tucci).
Hoffman (Daniel Benzali) moves to dismiss charges against Avedon (Jason Gedrick); Gillespie (Grace Phillips) represents a wealthy Brazilian student accused of date rape.
A deranged fan of Avedon's confesses to Jessica's murder; Annie (Patricia Clarkson) confronts Hoffman (Daniel Benzali) with a disturbing rumor.
Neil (Jason Gedrick) plans a live television interview; another incriminating videotape surfaces; Julie is arrested for DUI; guest Carol Lawrence.
A mystery witness claims the ability to link Neil (Jason Gedrick) to the murder; Louis (John Fleck) uncovers an office mole who is leaking information.
Hoffman (Daniel Benzali) fears for Julie's safety under Dr. Lester's care; sparks fly between Spivak (J.C. MacKenzie) and an attractive prosecutor (Kathleen York).
Blalock (Kevin Tighe) hunts for evidence that could shatter Cross' alibi; Appleton (Mary McCormack) defends a young Jew (Maury Ginsberg) accused of an anti-Semitic crime.
A compromising home video undermines Avedon's polygraph test and Hoffman's defense strategy; Jessica's diary disturbs Hollywood honchos.
Troubled by Avedon's (Jason Gedrick) addiction, Hoffman (Daniel Benzali) selects a new second chair in the case; Grasso (Barbara Bosson) encourages Hoffman to plea bargain.
Hoffman becomes suspicious of Cross' attitude; a surprise witness emerges; Lisle's boyfriend becomes the target of an assault charge.
A Los Angeles attorney (Daniel Benzali) defends a wealthy entrepreneur (Stanley Tucci) in the death of a lover's teenage sister.
Appleton has useful information about Cross; all is revealed during the aftermath of the verdict.
Attorney defends entrepreneur implicated in teen's murder; a surprise witness comes forward.