Eddie Dodd is a burnt out former civil rights lawyer who now specializes in defending drug dealers. Roger Baron, newly graduated from law school, has followed Eddie's great cases and now wants to learn at his feet. With Roger's idealistic prodding, Eddie reluctantly takes on a case of a young Korean man who, according to his mom, has been in jail for eight years for a murder he did not commit. Written by
When evidence leads to murder, sometimes it takes a dangerous man to free an innocent one.
Did You Know?
The character of Eddie Dodd was modeled after famed civil rights lawyer Tony Serra
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Beneath his mugshot, Chucky Loeder's name is spelled with a "y", however, in the credits it is spelled "ie". See more
Why did I think I could reason with a man who defends coke pushers for free?
No, no: coke dealers pay cash! That subsidizes the pot possession cases; they're free!
Spin-off Eddie Dodd
Written and Performed by Rubén Blades
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