Annalise Keating, a tough criminal law professor, presents her students with challenging cases to solve and asks the smartest, most promising candidates to work for her.
Annalise's new client is an eccentric millionaire (Steven Weber) who is suspected of brutally murdering his wife; Annalise encounters issues at home.
Annalise and her students must prove a soccer mom's (Ana Ortiz) innocence when she is arrested by the FBI in connection to a murder.
While investigating an insider trading case, Annalise and her students uncover an unexpected truth; Wes discovers a hidden cell phone containing a clue in the Lila Stangard case.
Annalise takes a case defending a minor who fatally shot his cop father; Annalise and Sam butt heads over his relationship with Lila; Wes and Rebecca question Annalise's motives.
Annalise and the team work with a man who was sentenced to death by Asher's father; Wes remains angry with Annalise for concealing details about Lila's case.
Rebecca takes matters into her own hands when the judge enforces a gag order; a pre-nup leaves Michaela feeling surprised; more information is revealed about Wes and Rebecca's relationship.
A woman is accused of killing her family's nanny while under the influence of heavy medication; a game-changing revelation about Lila's case comes to light.
The events of Sam's death on the night of the bonfire.
As the search for Sam begins, it is uncertain how much Annalise knows about what really happened; a surprise visitor creates complications for the students.
After holiday break, the students are questioned by police about Sam's death; Annalise tries to behave normally and takes on a new client who is in the mob.
A stunning discovery in Sam's murder case leads to changes for professor Annalise Keating and the students.
Wracked with guilt, Annalise turns to an unlikely source for help; Bonnie steps up to represent an accused rapist.
Flashbacks begin to reveal what really happened the night Lila was murdered; Annalise defends a priest accused of killing another priest; Rebecca and Wes become more suspicious of each other.