An ambitious new Assistant D.A., Jeremiah "J.J." Jellinek, arrives at 100 Centre St. and immediately starts jockeying for a position on a new task force, run by acting D.A. Gil Byrnes, that is going after the construction industry for its ties to the mob. Cynthia and Bobby set up their non-profit legal aid business, People's Defence, in Washington Heights and land their first client, Rudolfo, a 17-year-old accused of brutally beating a teacher. Judge Attalah Sims' last case of the night is a catatonic young woman who goes by the name Rebecca Rifkind, who turns out to have some connection to Judge Rifkind's past.
Did You Know?
The Season 2 premiere episode began filming early on the morning of September 11, 2001. When the World Trade Center towers were attacked by terrorists, the actors and crew gathered to watch the news. See more