Jerry and Katie take a case involving a 15-year-old who claims a guard raped her in a private prison, Shirley's 17-year-old granddaughter is in trouble for voting in the primary, and Alan and Denny take on the pharmaceutical industry.
Being noted as a great lawyer attracts the attention of a former girlfriend as she asks Alan to defend her husband in a murder trial, even though he still has feelings for her which compounds the case in a conflict of interest.
A judge finds out that Alan bet with Denny on the outcome of his case involving malpractice at a military hospital. Jerry takes a sperm bank to court to find out if his nephew and his new girlfriend have the same sperm donor.
Alan and Denny vacation at a dude ranch in Utah and wind up facing adultery charges, but an unlikely ally comes to their defense. Back in Boston, Shirley defends Catherine Piper, who is accused of attempting to murder her doctor.
Alan and Shirley confront their own misgivings about legalized abortion as they defend a 16-year-old Chinese immigrant who wants one. Meanwhile, Jerry faces assault charges after punching out a man in a coffee shop who ridiculed him.
Denny and Carl go to Virginia to defend a corrections officer who shot and killed an inmate during his botched execution, and Alan and Shirley defend one of Alan's old classmates who says she was fired because she voted for John McCain.
Before Alan and Denny go to the Supreme Court, they must fight an injunction to keep them from getting married to each other. Meanwhile, religious differences could threaten Shirley and Carl's upcoming wedding.