Former President Morrison pays Hayes an unexpected visit and lobbies her (and CIU) to take on the case of Omar Abbas, a Muslim-American citizen held for years without trial in a military facility for allegedly planning ...
Hayes launches into damage-control mode following her controversial nationally televised interview, seeking to limit the repercussions within her family and to her mother's Senate campaign. Meanwhile, the CIU takes on the case of a young man from the wrong side of the tracks, convicted for killing a wealthy woman whose privileged family took him in and treated him as one of their own.
The CIU investigates the case of a man with an IQ of 73 who has been imprisoned for burning down his family's restaurant, resulting in a death. Meanwhile, Hayes and her team must fend off a documentary crew that has been covering the case.
A teacher, 10 years lost to prison. A mom's search for her girl, turns hopeless.. The system, lies obscure truth, justice lost. A young woman escapes the cell that's hid her for a decade. An honest search for truth - finally.
After Hayes and Wallace share a passionate night together, Hayes cautiously considers sticking her toe into the relationship waters with Wallace. Hayes implores the CIU team to aggressively pursue the case of Sophie Hausen, a young woman serving a life sentence for murdering a popular college basketball player, whom she accused of raping her.
While Hayes and Wallace struggle to balance their professional and personal lives, they are summoned to a crime scene that fits the M.O. of the infamous "Black Orchid Killer." As the investigation accelerates, the CIU team closes in on a suspect who may have committed all the murders.
Former President Morrison pays Hayes an unexpected visit and lobbies her (and CIU) to take on the case of Omar Abbas, a Muslim-American citizen held for years without trial in a military facility for allegedly planning a chemical attack on Manhattan. But taking on the federal war on terror is a hot-button issue, and Hayes and the CIU find themselves battling the authorities in their search for the truth.