Eddie Dodd is a burnt out former civil rights lawyer who now specializes in defending drug dealers. Roger Baron, newly graduated from law school, has followed Eddie's great cases and now wants to learn at his feet. With Roger's idealistic prodding, Eddie reluctantly takes on a case of a young Korean man who, according to his mom, has been in jail for eight years for a murder he did not commit.
When evidence leads to murder, sometimes it takes a dangerous man to free an innocent one.
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Did You Know?
It was followed by the short-lived TV series, Eddie Dodd, with Treat Williams taking over Woods' role. See more
When Eddie fights with Chucky, he rubs the painted tears off Chucky's face with his right hand, leaving black marks on his index and middle fingers. A while later, while looking through a mug book at the cop shop, he looks at the marks on his fingers, which have now switched to his left hand. See more
We pleaded out Clyde Gruner to five years probation.
Ohhhh, score another point for truth and justice!
Written and Performed by Rubén Blades
Courtesy of Elektra/Asylum Records
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