Against a backdrop of social unrest across America, cameras follow prosecutors and cops in Jacksonville, the 'murder capital' of Florida. Arriving at the scene of a mass shooting, homicide detectives find three gunmen have fired more than fifty rounds at a group of ten people.
Detectives are called to the scene of a double homicide in a trailer park. An uncle and niece have been found strangled in their home. As detectives hunt down their main suspect, the lead prosecutor has to decide if the crime is severe enough to deserve the ultimate punishment of death. In the courts, Trey Wright is being prosecuted for the murder of his cousin - even though he was killed by someone else.