White police officers are accused of beating and dragging an African American man to his death. McCoy tries to prosecute while facing pressure from Federal prosecutors, who want to make a deal with one of the guilty parties.
When a teenage girl is found dead in the park, the detectives uncover a group of teen racists and the adult who encouraged them. The prosecution's case sparks a debate about hate speech and the First Amendment.
A female police officer is accused of killing a fellow police officer, her ex-boyfriend. She firmly maintains her innocence. However, she also says that he abused her, but nobody on the force heeded her warnings or helped her.
An investigative reporter is shot, and evidence indicates a link to a 20-year-old murder case. Prosecutors learn that one of the reporter's stories on the case may have helped convict an innocent man of the crime.
A businessman planning to build a new football stadium in New York City is on trial for murder. But the prosecution's star witness, a professional fundraiser who was having an affair with the victim, may have her own sinister motives.
An Hispanic mathematics professor is the prime suspect in the murder of a graduate student. He claims he is being racially profiled, but detectives have two potential motives. However, they cannot place him at the scene of the crime.
Hitmen reach the last witness in the Russian mob case, which leads to the discovery of a money laundering scheme. And a related bomb scare at the police precinct forces McCoy to defy Schiff and go all out to prosecute the offenders.