During jury selection it becomes clear to the prosecution that a media war in favor of the defendant is inevitable.
The brother of a convict who just committed suicide in prison holds McCall and her boyfriend captive, demanding they investigate another suspect who may clear his deceased brother's name. Meanwhile, Hunter tries to salvage an arson-murder investigation after the only witness suddenly dies.moreless
Jack Small's murder provides Hunter with vital evidence to locate Iris Smith and her boyfriend. Meanwhile, Devane works to bring down the corrupt Deputy Chief, and McCall turns to Debbie Small to build a case against Youngblood.moreless
Vigilante Jack Small faces trial for the beating death of a burglar. Meanwhile, Hunter attempts to decode Iris Smith's hit list as her body count continues to grow, and McCall's cover is blown by a blackmailed teacher.moreless
As part of a task force response to curb growing vigilantism, McCall is sent undercover to investigate a teacher's murder at a drug-infested school. Meanwhile, a ruthless Texas death row inmate escapes custody with the help of her boyfriend and vows revenge on Hunter.moreless