Dr. Bill Conrad is accused of a "mercy killing" - the victim being a newborn baby with Down's Syndrome.
Mild-mannered Jim McCleery has killed a man who attacked him. It seems obviously a case of self-defence, but the DA discovers that Jim was trained to kill during his war service.
A drug addict is arrested after a robbery attempt has ended in murder. But, because of his narcotic intoxication, he has no idea whether he did the killing or not.
Lawrence Preston finds himself in the unwelcome role of intermediary in a prison riot.
When David, who's Jewish, marries Irene, who's Greek, both their families object.
An estranged wife retains the Prestons in order to get a restraining order preventing her husband from ever seeing their child.
An impressionist accused of murder claims he's innocent because "Jimmy Cagney did it"—and gives evidence of multiple-personality disorder when interrogated on the witness-stand.
A boy is run over by a shallow young woman, Eleanor Dunn. His parents decline an operation for him, for religious reasons.
At Jenny Scott's trial for murder, the testimony of the chief defence witness seems - unintentionally? - likely to convict her.
The arrogant Commissioner for Public Works plans to raze a school playground as part of a new project. When one of his minions is injured during a protest by local people, Ken Preston finds himself defending his own girlfriend.
A man is released from a mental hospital after a long incarceration, and finds he must now stand trial for a murder committed over twenty years earlier.
When a defence witness is caught out in a lie, he blurts out that Lawrence Preston told him to do it. The elder Preston finds himself on trial...
Public opinion becomes a factor when a policeman is arrested for killing an apparent sex offender.
Dwight Harkavy has killed a prowler in defence of his property, or so he claims - but it turns out the dead man is his young wife's ex-husband.
Gideon, an unpleasant millionaire, wants to introduce his new wife to his five ex-wives. But someone murders him.
The Prestons are forced to explore the world of organized crime when their client is accused of the murder of a low-level hoodlum.
A doctor may have helped an elderly patient arrive earlier than scheduled in the grave - a patient who has left him money.
Years ago, Ernest Pomeroy was executed for murder. But now someone else has confessed to the crime.
When a teenager in reform school is found dead, a supervisor is accused of beating him to death.
Stacy Phillips, star college basketball player, is accused of taking money from gambler Vince Fargo to fix a game. The Prestons, alumni of the college, are hired to defend him before the State's Senate Rackets Committee.
When a parachute fails to open and a man is killed, it may not be the accident it first appears to be.
An innocent man has already done twelve years in jail - can Ken Preston get him released?
When Lawrence Preston defends the elderly Louis Astor, who is accused of stealing money from his son's firm, he finds that his courtroom opponent is his former teacher, the eminent Professor Hopkins.
The Prestons find themselves involved when some teenagers decide to hold a secret kangaroo court to deal with someone they regard as a criminal.
A man with six months to live kills his business partner in a fit of rage when the latter refuses to help support his family after his death.
A professor finds himself being blackmailed by the mother of a stripper.
Some Air Force officers take the law into their own hands to deal with someone they regard as a traitor.
An elderly man seems likely to be convicted on the evidence of a child.
Defending Peter Crewe offers the Prestons quite enough problems as it is - and then his blowhard father tries to bribe a juror.