In part 1, a writer is accused of murdering someone who knew she had plagiarized a book for a prize winning series of articles. An old friend of Ben's calls the police to report she has killed someone to see if he'll take the case. Billy suddenly finds a land developer who keeps offering money to buy his sister's house, but he won't sell it for less than a million dollars, much to Cliff's annoyance. Written by
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In syndication, this episode was divided into two parts, episodes 1 and 2 of season 9. See more
When Ben first meets the D.A. they argue about a phone call made by the victim to the defendant's home and debate if the victim actually made it, since there is no record from the victim's hotel room. For some reason it never occurs to either of them to subpoena the defendant's phone records, to determine from what number she got the call. See more