For the People

For the People

  • Seasons:
  • 2
  • 1
Six young, hotshot lawyers put their relationships and skills to the test when they go head-to-head in the courtroom for America's most high-profile and high-stakes federal cases. Executive produced by Shonda Rhimes (Grey’s Anatomy) and Betsy Beers (Grey’s Anatomy).
Six young, hotshot lawyers put their relationships and skills to the test when they go head-to-head in the courtroom for America's most high-profile and high-stakes federal cases. Executive produced by Shonda Rhimes (Grey’s Anatomy) and Betsy Beers (Grey’s Anatomy).

Season 1 (10 episodes)

  • 1. Pilot

    Original air date: 03/13/2018 Runtime: 43:03 min.

    Original air date: 03/13/2018 Runtime: 43:03 min. Six talented young lawyers work on opposite sides of the law handling the most high-profile and high-stakes federal cases in the country in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.

  • 2. Rahowa

    Original air date: 03/20/2018 Runtime: 42:46 min.

    Original air date: 03/20/2018 Runtime: 42:46 min. The six young lawyers are even more determined to bring home wins and prove they are worthy of The Mother Court, as they tackle their second round of cases. Jay must set aside his personal feelings as he defends a client with controversial beliefs, and Sandra's idealism leads to an important lesson from Ms. Krissman.

  • 3. 18 Miles Outside of Roanoke

    Original air date: 03/27/2018 Runtime: 43:03 min.

    Original air date: 03/27/2018 Runtime: 43:03 min. Sandra and Kate go head-to-head on a high-profile case involving a young woman accused of leaking classified information. Allison struggles to make a case for her client as the courts look to new technology to avoid bias, and Leonard seeks professional legitimacy at the cost of a personal relationship.

  • 4. The Library Fountain

    Original air date: 04/03/2018 Runtime: 42:52 min.

    Original air date: 04/03/2018 Runtime: 42:52 min. After Seth learns that the people of his hometown and former elementary school in Lincoln, Nebraska, have become seriously ill due to groundwater contamination, he becomes invested in seeking justice, potentially jeopardizing the future of his career. Sandra, Jay, and Allison assist Jill with a potential murder case, but as they grow skeptical of their client, Jill only grows more passionate.

  • 5. World's Greatest Judge

    Original air date: 04/10/2018 Runtime: 43:01 min.

    Original air date: 04/10/2018 Runtime: 43:01 min. Judge Byrne finds himself at a crossroads in his career when he presides over a case that requires a disproportionate mandatory minimum sentence. Allison represents a charming defendant in a fraud case while on duty for the first time, and Leonard struggles to decide whether or not to bring charges against a political figure.

  • 6. Everybody's a Superhero

    Original air date: 04/17/2018 Runtime: 42:53 min.

    Original air date: 04/17/2018 Runtime: 42:53 min. Allison defends a man accused of stealing supplies intended for victims of a devastating island hurricane and goes up against a tough Assistant U.S. Attorney for whom losing is not an option. Sandra defends a peculiar client accused of assault, and on the other side, Kate is sought after by an ATF agent in need of legal advice for an unlikely suspect.

  • 7. Have You Met Leonard Knox?

    Original air date: 05/01/2018 Runtime: 43:00 min.

    Original air date: 05/01/2018 Runtime: 43:00 min. Leonard is forced to confront some longstanding insecurities when his new high-stakes case leads him to question what is right and what is wrong. Sandra goes head-to-head with Seth who files charges against a daring comedian accused of threatening a U.S. president's life; and Jay defends a tennis player accused of intentionally throwing a match to help his coach win a bet he placed against him.

  • 8. Flippity-Flop

    Original air date: 05/08/2018 Runtime: 42:48 min.

    Original air date: 05/08/2018 Runtime: 42:48 min. Jill and Roger's complicated friendship is tested when they finally square off over a DEA raid that left an inmate clinging to life. Meanwhile, Kate is assigned to an animal smuggling case involving the death of an endangered panda; and Jay's emotions are thrust into a case when he learns his trusting father was a victim in a pyramid scheme.

  • 9. Extraordinary Circumstances

    Original air date: 05/15/2018 Runtime: 42:58 min.

    Original air date: 05/15/2018 Runtime: 42:58 min. Sandra goes the extra mile for a client when she goes up against the FBI and ends up in one of the most unexpected and compromising situations of her young career. Meanwhile, Roger assigns Kate, Seth, and Leonard to work on a highly sensitive case after receiving a tip alleging that the governor of New York is trying to illegally sell a seat in the Senate.

  • 10. This Is What I Wanted to Say

    Original air date: 05/22/2018 Runtime: 42:16 min.

    Original air date: 05/22/2018 Runtime: 42:16 min. Sandra defends a hydrologist accused of spying for the Chinese government, but the similarities between this and a former case she lost has her confidence shaken. Meanwhile, Jay faces his fears and goes up against Kate in a case involving a PTA president accused of selling drugs to students; Allison receives a tempting proposition from her wine-forger client; and Leonard reaches out to Kate for advice that culminates with a surprising confession.