Stark has to prosecute the owner of a women's shelter accused of killing an unscrupulous, despicable porn producer. Based on the evidence, Stark works on the theory that the two men may have been in business together.
Internet hard porn production firm Dirty Boy tycoon Tyson Shawn (35), formerly in cable porn, and involved in various crimes, is found shot dead in his Valley villa jacuzzi. Casey is designated most competent to study Shawn's saucy oeuvre and questions his ex-partner Maya Snider, now in soft porn, who reports repeated visits from Brent Gilroy, who runs a shelter for abused women and whose prints were found all over the murder scene. A search of the shelter finds his gun and master recordings of unedited Dirty Bo productions. Gilroy makes a full confession, claiming the dirt bag had to be stopped, obviously inspired by his hot-shot lawyer, Mitchell Latimer, who does a great job sanctifying his client, while Shark's team can't find any dirt, practically indispensable to sway a jury, till Casey finds Gilroy's shelter paid Shaw a lot, presumably as an investor who got duped. However public opinion is completely pro-Gilroy, probably including the jury, so Latimer maintains his ...Written by