A young paralegal is shot just after she exits her car late at night. Almost immediately, the gun, her purse and cell phone are found nearby in the possession of a homeless man. A classic open-and-shut case. The police arrest the guy, get him a lawyer, and a date for the trial is set.
But in preparing for trial, the defendant’s counsel, Jason Kolarich, starts to notice a few nagging inconsistencies. Could it be that he has found himself that rarest of breeds: a client on trial for murder who is actually innocent? Normally, Kolarich doesn’t care nor does he want to know; he simply strives to get his client the best way out of a bad s