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The Wheels of Justice 

Alicia and Will try to get an extra "speedy" trial for Colin Sweeney to beat a Supreme Court ruling on third strikes. Meanwhile, Diane appears ready to take her on-again/off-again romance with Kurt McVeigh to a new level.

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Robert King (created by), Michelle King (created by) | 1 more credit »
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Episode complete credited cast:
Julianna Margulies ... Alicia Florrick
Matt Czuchry ... Cary Agos
Archie Panjabi ... Kalinda Sharma
Makenzie Vega ... Grace Florrick
Josh Charles ... Will Gardner
Christine Baranski ... Diane Lockhart
Gary Cole ... Kurt McVeigh
Dylan Baker ... Colin Sweeney
Amanda Peet ... Laura Hellinger
Jess Weixler ... Robyn Burdine
Morena Baccarin ... Isobel Swift
Vincent Curatola ... Judge Thomas Politi
Michael Esper ... Gregory Steck
Tim Hopper ... Michael Catalani
Bob Stillman ... Harris Creed
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Storyline

Alicia gets a spacious new office. Diane encourages Cary with a new office and news that there may be room for another partner in a few months. She also wants him to interview and hire a new associate. Having been offered a seat on the State Supreme Court by Peter Florrick - should he win the election - Diane hires Kalinda to do a background check on her so she'll know where she's vulnerable. Alicia is again representing Colin Sweeney who has been charged with disorderly conduct, a fairly mild charge arising out of a party that got out of hand. The State's Attorney however won't plea bargain is pushing for a tougher sentence. They realize the State's Attorney's office is dragging it out but it's Cary who figures out why - an impending Supreme Court decision could lead to Sweeney going to jail for life. They decide to push for an immediate trial for which ASA Laura Hellinger is not prepared. Written by garykmcd

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Genres:

Crime | Drama | Mystery

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Trivia

Archie Panjabi (Kalinda Sharma) & Dylan Baker (Colin Sweeney) go on to work together on Blindspot (2015) as Nas Kamal & FBI Director Pellington respectively. See more »

Goofs

In the second and third courtroom scenes Laura has open hair, is wearing a suit, and sporting bright red lipstick. She is shown talking to Alicia outside after sometime with her hair in a ponytail, wearing a different outfit and sporting lighter makeup with no lipstick. In the next scene, she miraculously switches back to the outfit, hairstyle, and makeup from the first scene whereas everyone else seems to have changed attires. See more »

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References The Vampire Diaries (2009) See more »

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Unrequited Love
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Performed by Lykke Li
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There's only one "Wheels of Justice"

There's plenty of TV in which everyone involved deserves to be proud, and this series was no slouch in that regard. But there is a best of the best.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 March 2013 (USA) See more »

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16:9 HD
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