In the Season 1 finale, Josh focuses on making his final case before closing arguments and takes a huge gamble by putting Larry on the stand. Despite hiring the best witness coach in the South to train him, Larry's testimony leads to a shocking discovery about Larry's past that may be too difficult to overcome.
After the prosecution presents its case for 28 grueling days, Josh's defense suffers a major setback when Summer turns into a suspect. When Larry forbids Josh from putting Summer on the stand, Josh must decide how much he's willing to sacrifice to get Larry his freedom.
Josh tries to show the hostile jury the real Larry when they visit the crime scene before they hear the testimony of Larry's former lover, Alfonzo. Meanwhile, Anne and Dwayne search for Margaret's missing cell phone.
As the trial officially begins, Josh's strategy of painting another suspect as the murderer takes a crucial blow. Meanwhile, Anne and Dwayne investigate why Larry's former lover, Alfonzo, isn't on the prosecution's witness list.
With the trial now getting national attention, Mankiewicz decides to take over the case from Josh, throwing the team into turmoil; and when he suggests Larry plead insanity, Josh and Carol Anne Keane work together to convince Larry to stand trial.
As Josh prepares for trial, his boss comes down from New York to check up on him and reveals a gigantic hole in his case; and Larry, unsettled by his rift with his daughter and Josh's boss being in town, takes matters into his own hands with deadly consequences.
As Josh focuses on his new suspect, Larry insists on taking a lie detector test to help prove his innocence, but the results drop a bombshell on the case and the family. Dwayne briefly becomes a hometown celebrity as the man who found an arm in the lake, and the team gets a surprising new benefactor.
A new piece of evidence emerges that leads Josh to an unlikely, and dangerous, new suspect: Larry's brother-in-law. Meanwhile, the case takes another turn when the search for the murder weapon leads Dwayne to find a dismembered human arm.
When the new suspect turns up in a coma, Josh becomes sidetracked trying to solve this crime, eventually becoming a suspect himself. Meanwhile, prosecutor Carol Anne Keane presents the autopsy report, which reveals Larry's wife was struck by a blunt object, leading to a frantic search for the murder weapon.
After coming up bust on a match to the DNA found in Larry's bedroom, Josh and his team discover a "sex print" on the wall that leads to a new suspect. Meanwhile, Josh gets sloppy and inadvertently gives a piece of damning evidence to the prosecution.
Josh and his team discover another man's DNA in the bedroom while trying to develop an alternate theory to the murder. Josh is also concerned about Larry's lack of emotion and obsession with a skate wrench.
In the premiere, rollercizing poetry professor Larry Henderson is arrested for the murder of his wife; and bright-eyed lawyer Josh Segal comes down from New York to the quirky town of East Peck, S.C., to defend him. After meeting his eccentric client and odd-ball team, Josh quickly realizes he's in over his head.