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.
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The character of Eddie Dodd was modeled after famed civil rights lawyer Tony Serra
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When Eddie fights with Chucky, he rubs the painted tears off Chucky's face with his right hand, leaving black marks on his index and middle fingers. A while later, while looking through a mug book at the cop shop, he looks at the marks on his fingers, which have now switched to his left hand. 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
Busload of Faith
Written and Performed by Lou Reed
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