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Sundays 10:00 PM on ABC (US)
SEASON
EPISODE

Drama
Original name: Conviction

DESCRIPTION

A brilliant young attorney, who is also the daughter of a former U.S. president, is blackmailed to head up LA's new Conviction Integrity Unit. She and her team investigate cases where people may have been wrongly convicted.

Season 1

Aired 8 days ago - Jan 15, 2017

Former President Morrison pays Hayes an unexpected visit and lobbies her (and CIU) to take on the case of Omar Abbas, a Muslim-American citizen held for years without trial in a military facility for allegedly planning a chemical attack on Manhattan. But taking on the federal war on terror is a hot-button issue, and Hayes and the CIU find themselves battling the authorities in their search for the truth. Meanwhile, just as Hayes and Wallace become more comfortable with their relationship, her father raises questions about the couple’s long-term viability. MORE -LESS

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My team only has five days to work a case.
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then it could be again.
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His life... may depend on you.
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This call won't be confidential.
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who's asked me to put my faith in them.
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Sometimes I'd offer people a flat fee
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always have an agenda.
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Anyway, thanks again.
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And you still haven't.
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He was studying to become a guidance counselor
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That's why we're trying to help him.
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Why would they target Omar if the issue was with Omar's father?
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By planting sarin in his taxi?
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Yes. Asif used his uncle's account.
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It looks like he's got an apartment in the Bronx.
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Looks like a terrorist camp.
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I went to bring him home.
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Are we really buying
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I don't need to show you any proof,
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I look like a cop to you, man?
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- Housekeeping. - Damn it.
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We're not going anywhere, Asif.
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They wouldn't stop asking the same questions...
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It was the only way they would stop.
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in planning a mass-casualty attack in New York City.
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He's an American citizen, arrested on American soil,
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The Federal Review Board shut us down,
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You really made these, Jax?
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What resources?
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City directory says it's a pay phone in the Financial District.
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We checked your credit-card transactions from that day.
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For that money, I was... I was fine to sit in traffic.
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or having to sit and listen to that drum circle all day.
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- College kids, right? - You got a picture of this guy?
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Why would I be?
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You have done nothing but keep my unit in the dark.
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You've got five minutes before we take him into custody.
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I realized that other people could get hurt.
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with as little fanfare as possible.
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Aired 15 days ago - Jan 08, 2017

While Hayes and Wallace struggle to balance their professional and personal lives, they are summoned to a crime scene that fits the M.O. of the infamous “Black Orchid Killer.” Is the latest murder the work of a copycat? Or is the man now in prison for the earlier crimes actually innocent? As the investigation accelerates, the CIU team, spearheaded by unlikely serial-killer expert Tess, closes in on a suspect who may have committed all the murders – but will it be too late? Join the search for the true killer. MORE -LESS

Aired 22 days ago - Jan 01, 2017

After Hayes and Wallace share a passionate night together, Hayes returns to reality and cautiously considers sticking her toe into relationship waters with Wallace. Simultaneously, she also tries to make amends for her bitter loss in the death penalty case of Earl Slavitt. Hayes implores the CIU team to aggressively pursue the case of Sophie Hausen, a young woman serving a life sentence for murdering a popular college basketball player, whom she accused of raping her. Meanwhile, Tess finally attempts to make things right in her friendship with Matty. MORE -LESS

Aired 1 months ago - Dec 05, 2016

Wallace brings the case of a death-row inmate, Earl Slavitt, to the CIU. Earl was convicted of murdering federal prosecutor Tom Simon, one of Wallace’s best friends. Simon did not believe in the death penalty, and Wallace, along with Simon’s widow, want to ensure that Earl did in fact commit the crime. With only days left before the execution, the CIU team shifts into high gear, looking for possible errors in the case. Instead, they uncover cracks in Simon’s reputation. Hayes and Wallace are challenged both professionally and personally, as the case draws to a stunning conclusion. MORE -LESS

Aired 2 months ago - Nov 28, 2016

CIU revisits the case of Sierra Macy, a teenage girl who was kidnapped ten years ago and assumed dead - until she manages to escape her captor's home after he suffers a heart attack and dies. Sam, one of the original prosecutors, steadfastly believes that the right man was convicted: Sierra's former teacher Josh Fleck. Sam's undeniable conflict of interest has Hayes second-guessing her decision to keep him on the CIU review of the case. Meanwhile, Hayes is determined to intercede on Wallace's behalf - and against his wishes - in an investigation into his professional misconduct. Her stunning discoveries about quid pro quos that Wallace brokered in her cocaine bust and an earlier case they worked back in Chicago force the two to re-examine their personal and professional relationships. MORE -LESS

Aired 2 months ago - Nov 21, 2016

The next case Hayes accepts for the CIU is that of Leo Scarlata, a man with diminished mental capacities, imprisoned for burning down his family's restaurant with fatal repercussions. Hayes realizes she may have taken on more than she bargained for, especially when a documentary crew approved by Wallace begins following the team. Hayes faces her discomfort with cameras, a side effect of growing up in the public eye, and the team members divulge intimate details about themselves and others while under the spotlight. MORE -LESS

Aired 2 months ago - Nov 14, 2016

The accidental death of a young African American boy, shot by a cop, sparks a racial firestorm and inspires Hayes to re-examine the controversial case of Porscha Williams. Williams, a devoted African-American civil-rights activist and leader, is serving time for killing a white female cop at a race equality rally five years ago. Conflict erupts among the CIU team when personal experiences shape their differing perspectives of the Black Lives Matter movement. Meanwhile, Maxine finds herself torn between her racial identity and her chosen profession, as she follows the case to its shocking conclusion. MORE -LESS

Aired 2 months ago - Nov 07, 2016

Hayes launches into damage-control mode following her controversial nationally televised interview, seeking to limit the repercussions within her family and to her mother's Senate campaign. Meanwhile, the CIU takes on the case of a young man from the wrong side of the tracks, convicted for killing a wealthy woman whose privileged family took him in and treated him as one of their own. And Hayes' relationship with her family isn't the only tricky situation when she learns Wallace has hired a surprising person from her past to represent him in a high-stakes government investigation into his work as D.A. MORE -LESS

Aired 3 months ago - Oct 24, 2016

Hayes’ recent transgressions spark a media firestorm. Meanwhile, she and the team tackle the highly sensitive case of a mother, Penny, convicted for the death of her autistic son. The state’s most compelling evidence originated from Penny’s own video blog, expressing her frustrations and fears about her violent son. While the CIU team tracks multiple leads, Hayes must do damage control in an attempt to save her job, which results in a primetime interview. The outcome of both the interview and the case have shocking endings with lasting repercussions. MORE -LESS

Aired 3 months ago - Oct 17, 2016

The CIU team works to exonerate a political activist serving a life sentence for planting a bomb at a mosque that killed a prominent Imam and three worshippers. The re-examination of the case calls into question the NYPD's role, which puts Hayes in Wallace's crosshairs.

Aired 3 months ago - Oct 10, 2016

Hayes confronts Wallace head-on, investigating the case that made his career: the Prospect 3. Three young white men confessed to the rape and robbery of a young black woman. Hayes hopes to catch Wallace off guard with the team's investigation, but when the young woman's character takes a hit in the press, she is victimized for a second time.