Tommy: (arriving at the office) OK, it's think thank time. I need everyone in the conference room ASAP.
Tommy: Harry, I have a crisis. Kim Mendelsohn won't budge on my bank robbery, not even by a little. I need to come up with something creative and I need it fast. (looks at Cassie) You, smart one – give me something.
Adam: What about necessity?
Oliver: It would apply if she had no other choice, but holding up a bank? I doubt it.
Adam: Self help?
Oliver: Works for civil, not criminal.
Adam: Jury nulls.
Tommy: Smart one, come on. What have you got?
Tommy: I like it.
Cassie: You said that she lost all of her money in the mortgage crisis.
Tommy: She did, yeah. Keep going. What?
Cassie: There's a theory, it's out there but it's used in drug cases.
Tommy: Perfect. We'll go with that one.
Cassie: I haven't told you what it is.
Tommy: Doesn't matter. I've got nothing else. What is it?
Cassie: It's called – don't laugh – outrageous government conduct defense.
Harry: Come again?
Cassie: Basically you argue that the government's conduct is so outrageous that it violates fundamental principles of fairness to prosecute the defendant.
Tommy: This is real?
Cassie: It's an affirmative defense. You have to plead it but, yes, it's real. It's used in drug cases, usually police stings that have gone awry.
Tommy: Outrageous government conduct.
Cassie: You could that the government played a role in the whole mortgage meltdown, which lead to your client's desperation, which lead...
Tommy: Can I borrow her? Please?