Zoey must deal with Judge Adam Biel, her former law school professor, who appears to be losing control of his mental faculties during a trial. Meanwhile, Rollins allows his personal experiences to color his defense of a fearful black man who led the police on a high-speed car chase after seeing a videotape of the police beating of Rodney King. Becker tries to help Benny recover from his mental breakdown. Abby seeks advice on relationships while deciding whether or not to pursue one with the bisexual C.J. Arnie is reluctant to open up to his therapist and eventually sees his self-destructiveness stemming from his own troubled childhood from his parents. McKenzie re-assumes his role as senior partner and firm is formally renamed 'McKenzie, Brackman, Chaney and Becker' to reflect the absence of Michael Kuzak.