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.
There are many sides to every murder.
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No version of the murder presented is sufficient to level a charge of first-degree murder under Louisiana law. 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.
Down in That Delta Mud
Written by Steve Fawcett See more