Sandra, with the help of new investigator Ted, must defend a teenage gamer whose online argument leads to a police raid that ends with the death of a United States senator; Roger is determined to charge the teenager to the fullest extent of the law.
Tina defiantly insists on protecting a young boy after his father, a witness in Leonard's case, has a run-in with agents that could lead to his deportation; Kate is determined to establish her worth to Roger and takes on a significant murder case.
Seth becomes committed to taking an immune international diplomat to trial; Sandra works on a kidnapping case; Jay is certain that taking a different route to work will determine how successful he will be in the courtroom.
The team in the public defender's office takes on the case of a young man accused of strangling a woman to death and are determined to prove him innocent.
Sandra urges Kate to take on a case against a very powerful and well-respected judge who is accused of wrongfully sentencing young children for profit; Seth temporarily moves in with Jay until a leak in his apartment is fixed.
Leonard takes on one of the country's best litigators in a case that leads him to grapple with his personal feelings related to race and privilege in America; Jay takes on his first drug case; Sandra bonds with Ted over boxing.
Sandra is tasked with negotiating a plea agreement for a homeless man accused of trespassing; Roger and Jill's relationship is tested; Seth starts spiraling out of control after accidentally stealing evidence in a drug case.
Allison defends a man arrested for selling illegal cigarettes and is determined to get him released without bail; Judge Byrne is called to jury duty; Sandra is still emotionally recovering after sending her client to prison for murder.
Sandra and Kate's relationship is put to the test when they go head-to-head over a high-profile bank robbery case; Tina gives Roger advice about his relationship with Jill.
On Election Day, Jay turns to Kate and the team for help after his parents and other voters are illegally intimidated at their polling place; Sandra learns that Roger and Jill are romantically involved and challenges Jill's judgment.