Original air date: 11/23/2020 Runtime: 43:21 min. Lola may be asked to recuse herself from a case after the video of her detainment is leaked. Also, Mark continues to seek the hate crime enhancement in Jesse’s (Tyler Barnhardt) trial, even after being met with resistance, and the case is further complicated when Jesse is suspected of having a medical condition.
Original air date: 12/07/2020 Runtime: 43:46 min. When Lola’s husband, Robin (Todd Williams), shows up in her courtroom in his official FBI capacity, Benner insists that Lola recuse herself. Also, Mark Callan, in possession of a dossier of explosive evidence in an officer-involved shooting, enlists Sam to help him figure out what to do with it.
Original air date: 01/04/2021 Runtime: 43:24 min. It’s a new year and Lola’s baby is due any day. She learns the jury was going to deliver a “not guilty” verdict in a case in which she pressured defendant Leon Parsons (Isaiah Johnson) to take a plea deal, forcing her to decide whether to let the plea stand and protect her reputation, or reveal what she knows to Leon. Also, Mark’s in the midst of an intense negotiation with DA Louis Bravo (Ian Anthony Dale) regarding how and when to arrest and charge Deputy Sheriff Rashel (Nick Wechsler) for attempted murder, when Mark is the victim of a brazen knife attack.
Original air date: 02/08/2021 Runtime: 43:26 min. Mark is forced to prosecute his childhood icon, Samara Strong (Lesley Ann Warren), an ‘80s Hollywood star accused of murdering her husband 30 years ago. It’s a showdown between him and celebrity lawyer Adam Pryce (Jere Burns), who makes a mockery of the courthouse. To make matters worse, Judge Laski (Paul McCrane) is presiding over cases in 802 while Lola is on maternity leave.
Original air date: 03/15/2021 Runtime: 42:54 min. Emily and Mark face off in court in a compelling jewelry store robbery case that puts the entire concept of eyewitnesses on trial; still struggling with financial woes, Amy brings in a potential client who happens to be a friend of Mark's father.
Original air date: 04/12/2021 Runtime: 43:26 min. With Ness nearing the end of her clerkship, Lola sets her up to shadow Emily, who is defending a young man who reoffended, and the verdict lies with Judge Campbell (Peter MacNicol) who is notoriously harsh on repeat offenders. Also, Rachel reveals to Lola that she kissed Mark, and Mark struggles to find out why Luke’s name is on a list of cops dropped off by Deep Throat.
Original air date: 04/19/2021 Runtime: 43:04 min. Mark and Sam think their “Romeo and Juliet”-style murder case of warring families is a slam dunk until their lead witness is proven to be lying under oath to protect the real eyewitness of a relative’s murder. Also, Amy is furious with Mark after a secret is revealed and decides they need time apart.
Original air date: 04/26/2021 Runtime: 43:26 min. Lola returns to the Hall of Justice and presides over a case where Amy represents a young woman accused of a swatting incident that resulted in the Dean of a university being shot. Also, Amy and Rachel make up, and Amy brings her divorce papers to her dying husband.
Original air date: 05/03/2021 Runtime: 43:26 min. Lola is conflicted when a former judge, Judge Prudence Jenkins, (Charlayne Woodard), whom she idolized, has been accused of bribery and is representing herself in a bench trial. Also, Mark moves forward with the case against McCarthy and he and Corrine Cuthbert (Anne Heche) each get one unchallenged request for a new judge, no questions asked.
Original air date: 05/10/2021 Runtime: 43:26 min. Lola finds herself in the judicial hotseat when she presides over the case of former Sherriff Wayne McCarthy (Louis Herthum) and struggles because she and Mark can’t talk to each other outside the courtroom. Also, Detective Rashel (Nick Wechsler) and other cops come forward to speak against McCarthy, but Corinne (Anne Heche) continues to turn their testimonies against them, and Luke demands that Mark allow him to take the stand.
Original air date: 05/24/2021 Runtime: 43:26 min. The murder trials against Alexander Moore (Zayne Emory) and Jack Allen (Derek Luh) begin, and the pressure mounts when Lola agrees to allow media into the courtroom to support her re-election campaign. Also, Mark and Amy commit to their relationship, even though they’re on opposite sides of the trial, and Luke looks for a way to win Emily back.