Defense attorney Richard Ramsay takes on a personal case when he swears to his widowed friend, Loretta Lassiter, that he will keep her son Mike out of prison. Charged with murdering his father, Mike initially confesses to the crime. But as the trial proceeds, chilling evidence about the kind of man that Boone Lassiter really was comes to light. While Ramsay uses the evidence to get his client acquitted, his new colleague Janelle tries to dig deeper - and begins to realize that the whole truth is something she alone can uncover.
Do you swear to tell the truth, The Whole Truth, and nothing but the truth? So help you God.
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When Janelle asks Loretta for a cigarette on the porch, Loretta takes out a lighter and you hear a lighter flick open, then you hear it click shut like a Zippo lighter, but she's obviously holding a plastic Bic lighter. See more
At some point, every defense lawyer has to choose between his own need to know the truth and the best interests of his client.
My Life is Hard
Written by Jess Shatkin, Josh Kessler, Marc Ferrari, and Reginald Sinkler See more