Aired 12 years ago - May 25, 2010
At Eli's urging, Alicia must decide if she'll stand by her man during Peter's new political campaign, or if she'll pursue a relationship with Will instead.
Tony, you know the stuff
you're slipping me?
So we all went outside in the middle
of a rainstorm...
I repeat, Jack Arkin...
We worry Internal Affairs
will bury this,
- exactly two feet from the body here.
Notice I'm here as an invited guest
now that I'm a client of your firm.
by the state's attorney at the time,
That's right. The good Pastor Isaiah.
No, my stairwell's two steps taller.
I've adjusted by lowering the C-stand.
And the blood-and-saliva stain?
GIADA: And I'm treating.
- Damn right, you are.
I work too.
Look, I have some thoughts about
finding this secret stash.
Mr. Gold, there is one thing you need
to know about my son.
I'm preserving my objection for trial.
The assailant's firearm was lowered
through the use of a C-stand?
two hours after our proffer,
And yet I phoned you to tell you
about the stash, didn't I?
And within seconds of Arkin coming
through the door, Gorman was firing.
He's running. This year.
The night of the shooting,
he had two calls from a Hank Lydell.
Doesn't look like an addict's house.
That was Trish.
so he thought he would make a deal
and turn on his partners.
No, I mean, are we taking anything?
Courts making good decision.
I want you to work.
Aired 12 years ago - May 18, 2010
Eli works on getting Peter's charges dropped. Alicia defends a client and accused wife killer, who claims self defense after she finds him handcuffed to a dead woman.
Hey, Dad, Mom's gonna be working
late again tonight.
- For the retrial?
And they don't wanna use it.
They want the press to use it.
Yes, I know. Hi.
I know. Look, it'll be easy.
I already phoned 911 a minute ago.
I did not drive myself.
- recently deceased.
- Yes, Your Honor. Hi.
No body has been found yet.
I think things just got more serious.
- You said she wrote you?
- Yes. Classic stalker letters.
- I never would've sent you there.
- Will, really, it's fine.
Not necessarily. The buyer's motivated
and money is money.
Cary, if it makes you feel better
to think that, then think it, but...
Yup. Sweeney is at least
telling the truth about being stalked.
The wife of Peter Florrick representing
Please, take a look at the diary,
But this time, she wouldn't stop.
They were scared of his volatility.
some of the old buds are
getting together at Brando's. Drop by.
Hesitation knife wounds
with a tentative angling of the knife.
Yeah, but this lady tried to kill me.
I was protecting myself.
I know you're responsible for
some of our worst defeats.
Yes. The problem is I lack confidence
Arthur didn't start spending
his college money until this year.
Offer him ten years,
and we don't have to go to trial.
The ones Sweeney said were fiction,
they were from Feighin's trial.
Watch your tone.
one key thing is required
that we overlooked.
This isn't about Childs or Florrick.
This is about Childs and Florrick.
And why not court?
Aired 12 years ago - May 11, 2010
The winner is announced in the competition between Alicia and Cary.
Anyway, that's not why I'm here.
Her expectations are too high.
We have to get her down to 300,000.
Oh, Caroline Wilder of Max Wilder?
Great. Love it.
Max has been more than generous
with his offer.
why don't we just push that off?
How you doing, Caroline?
As long as we're solvent ghouls.
- He's in with Mrs. Wilder.
there's a one-in-a-million likelihood
he would revive.
He was a one-in-a-million shot,
I say we go in whole hog.
We protect our client.
Did you sleep with him?
All right, you gentlemen see
that there's no jury here, right?
so that she can withdraw life support
from Mr. Wilder,
E-mails, songs, poems,
anything that points to him valuing life.
Yeah, no problem.
but that's all we'll be looking at.
I usually have
our Accounting Department do it,
The way you'd look at me
That crooked smile would be my cue
And, of course,
you know Will likes you.
Tell me what you want
because I can't lose this job.
I guess I can't let go.
He was going to skydive
on his 80th birthday.
- Is that the tox report?
- Because I'm in a relationship.
- I don't believe you.
Could Shaina have been there?
Well, it's a new economy.
We all have to diversify.
Who would have thought our firm
means more without us than with us?
Well, I'm not completely sure.
It's like a date with the executioner.
Aired 12 years ago - May 04, 2010
The police are quickly at the door when Peter's electronic monitor sounds after he chases Alicia out of the apartment. As a result, Grace and Zach scramble to figure out a way to keep him from being arrested.
These are beautiful bookcases.
Excuse me. We received a warning
that the perimeter had been breached.
Well, that's very kind of you, sheriff,
but it's still an infraction.
It's okay. We'll talk tomorrow.
It triggered a red-flag warning to me.
- Why aren't you answering honestly?
AMAL: I am answering honestly.
would you please leave?
You have a thing for judges.
She lives in that gingerbread house.
for volunteering his time.
- Billable hours.
- Thanks, Kalinda.
She's lived here for 27 years.
Too close for the microphone again,
He does that,
you stop his mother's deportation?
And the victim?
- Have you seen anything there?
- My mistake.
CARY: So who are they?
There were 38 objections,
and I lost 34, so, what am I doing?
Charm and finesse
is just as important as logic.
Mrs. Florrick, Gerald Kozko.
He's my boss.
He was wearing a wire.
No, I don't know who handles these.
The defense asks
that you do so now, recuse yourself.
- You believe her?
- I believe I'll take the robe.
Damn it. All right, well, I'll tell her.
- And you're here because?
- I want to take you to dinner.
Well, if Simran gets deported,
so does the name.
Aired 12 years ago - Apr 27, 2010
When Alicia goes head-to-head in the courtroom with former boss Jonas Stern, she debates whether or not use personal information to her advantage. Peter uses religion to work on his appeal.
How does that sound?
A cost-cutting measure.
Read the settlement, Jonas.
Or does the name Gerald Kozko
mean anything to you?
And you had to know that cartoon
might provoke them.
We'll need more than
Mr. Clay's testimony to establish it.
Io and behold,
you and your firm are suing my client.
But the cartoon that appeared
was different, wasn't it?
I wanna know if there's anything
I should be aware of.
But it's not just me.
I have a legacy to protect.
Oh, that's not good.
TARIK: I mean,
if I'm gonna make a statement,
He was always close to Stern.
and is not covered by the privilege.
I'm sorry, I couldn't hear you.
The plumber. Who are you?
But if the bomb was mixed here,
we're talking about an inside job.
no security would've been able
to prevent it.
Julius, you're one of the best lawyers
You want to blame yourself,
but you apologized.
The cartoonist contacted me
with that idea.
You devoted 10,000 column inches
to the Naked Columnist last year.
was the police now believe
- Objection, overly vague.
- Mrs. Florrick.
when it was really something else?
But this utilized a different
the only person I can think of
who possesses all of that knowledge
Mrs. Florrick, would you ever like
to talk sometime, just the two of us?
You don't seem like the loyal type.
what did he mean by that? Did
he mean we should tell our neighbor:
You know Childs is gonna make you
lie on the stand.
He threatened everything.
Aired 12 years ago - Apr 06, 2010
Alicia and Will defend a college student accused of killing her sorority sister while under the influence of a sleep aid. Diane and Kurt continue their flirtation.
Given to her by her mother for protection.
Yes, Mr. Gardner.
No, sir. You're trying
to imply to the jury
So, you enjoy tarnishing my reputation?
I'm sorry, but we're
playing catch-up here.
I heard you did well.
You did. Thanks.
Bianca didn't shoot Heather.
Only a split second between both shots.
It was Heather's idea.
it was something she read in
the whole Tiger Woods thing...
You want to watch?
They get jealous after two dates?
What color? Uh...
The motive seemed ridiculous.
Oh, Ernie Suarez, assistant
to the athletic director.
Could you explain?
So what do we do with that?
Josh finishes his threesome, goes
downstairs to get a beer in his shirtsleeves.
I don't know.
forcing everybody else to carry
the weight of the conversation.
Don't... don't talk.
grabbed the jacket from
between Bianca and Heather,
No, no, no, no, I'm up.
I want to know what you're thinking.
She checked the drawer with the weapon...
It's just a freak accident.
There are no villains.
Our worry is we tried
one defense with the jury,
Then two days ago you had an epiphany?
from the law firm,
Stern, Lockhart & Gardner?
and now you're running for cover.
in assessing the weight you want
to give to what he had to say.
I'm going home.
What do you think?
Aired 12 years ago - Mar 16, 2010
In an emergency courtroom set up in a hospital, Alicia and Will battle Patti Nyholm and an insurance company that refuses to pay for life-saving in-utero surgery. Alicia gives Peter a proper welcome home.
by the 24th week,
two days from now.
hasn't enjoyed the
special bond a mother has
But the Lord in Christ
Church belongs to my son now.
How many times have you performed
I'm tempted to ask for
one week, except...
I agree with you.
I don't know.
Life State's worried
about setting a precedent
Let him know that his
sins will be forgiven.
That's right, Will,
let's talk like adults here.
Get the state
What's going on?
is not the answer.
if she has the baby-
you'll pay for the surgery, correct?
I'm a new mother myself,
protecting civil rights.
There are 68 other
couples just like them.
I'm ready to rule, Ms. Nyholm.
Yes, Your Honor, but everything about this
at the very minimum,
you should hear whether there was
You're trying to take advantage
of a man who's feeling raw
The doctor said the
Not agreeing with it.
Let's go to the bedroom.
and file a malpractice
suit against you.
No, really... change.
is motivated by two things-- money
I hear the retrial's going well.
I don't remember him being so nice.
she's hiding Pamela.
I'm sorry... Alicia.
I-I have no idea what
you're talking about.
but only after expensive
claims were filed.
How'd you do that?
Aired 12 years ago - Mar 09, 2010
Peter strategizes on how to handle his retrial and the next steps in his public rehabilitation. Alicia and Will defend an attorney charged with murder.
This is harassment.
Bishop's one of Dorfman's clients?
Yeah, at least
we've had to a normal conversation.
you're having money issues.
"Saint Alicia, as she's called
behind her back, is despised
Yes, Your Honor.
That hardly makes Eric
Dorfman suspect number one.
if her name got out.
Now, did they or anyone
around them leak it?
Uh, excuse me.
But he's a good lawyer.
four restaurants, ten dry cleaners.
made on the console from
a hastily written note--
lying to this court about
its very existence.
in reviewing your past court cases,
A map so I can show
you where you live.
All right, Cary,
you stay on the carpet.
This is on the Internet? Yes.
Nice touch bringing the black guy.
Shane Marx, Paul Din,
spent the night with
Kelli Gerber Smith
Have you ever seen When
a Stranger Calls?
Do you really think it's possible
that our children would do that?
So then, I thought they were yours.
Then trust me.
You have no proof my
client was in the SUV
but we need to know:
I've got some files socked away,
There were two IP addresses used:
you're a perv.
So I want you to listen to me.
I acted alone and with no
consultation from anybody else.
but you still wake up with fleas.
Not like Dorfman.
Aired 12 years ago - Mar 02, 2010
Peter gets accustomed to life at home and works on a comeback strategy with his political team, including Eli Gold. Alicia and Diane wrestle with spousal privilege laws in a murder case that hinges on their ability to get a wife to testify against her husband.
will you help me with the dishes?
Now, the accused was
She'll be in in a minute.
She wanted you to have that.
aren't there thousands of suspects?
And do you consider that
Just send your notes down
to Cary to take over.
Found out he was guilty.
I'd like to be helpful
in any way I can.
Take out Santa.
how do you stay warm out there
I already said what I said.
about a few ground rules.
Can I say "son of a bitch,
" or is that too salty?
How do you know that?
of the murder, didn't he?
Objection, Your Honor.
Now, although they swore
I just have a few questions.
Courts respect marriage too much.
I don't think you're right,
but we have someone looking
No idea. Not one of mine.
Where did you get that?
Is that Photoshopped?
am I to follow?
9mm 115 grain, FMJ.
But you are confident, Mr. McVeigh,
It was never recovered.
Well, yeah. I mean,
I have a lot of those.
showing up anonymously right
after our best day in court.
No. I'm nobody, Mr. Gold.
Although I find the late arrival
He'd be four years old.
of Chicago Children
Aired 12 years ago - Feb 09, 2010
Alicia defends a man accused of killing his child's babysitter. Peter's appeal seems to be going well. Alicia prepares for the idea of him returning to her life.
I said she should wait
for you guys here,
We have to prepare for everything.
- I hope he does.
- Thank you.
You saw her, the babysitter,
when you picked her up?
We're gonna have you
take a polygraph, Mr. Rucker.
TONY: Do you understand?
- Ma'am, no. You need to step back.
It's right outside the door,
where the husband dropped it.
My mind's as open
as a field of poppies.
I wouldn't get too comfortable
in that office of yours.
- And you have the ticket stub?
- No, I threw it away.
You don't have enough.
Same thing with three other houses
in the neighborhood.
Uh, investigations into allegedly
corrupt real-estate practices.
And has been instrumental
in the defense of our great nation.
I bet it was a drug deal gone bad.
What's his name? Burkle?
Or, uh, Burker.
JASON: Look, I just... You don't know
what it's like to be out of work.
But the police could misunderstand
something they find.
There's a bra on the towel rack.
Are you gonna go back to help Cary?
Why do I suddenly feel
as though I'm under suspicion?
So, Mr. Florrick, did you ever sleep
with Amber Madison at your home,
- Do you want me to tell the police?
DIANE: No, I don't know what's on it.
I know that the sun is coming up
It hadn't been turned on.
Each has a strong motive,
The truth seemed so simple.
Lying, not lying.
Lot of lawyers around this one.
Your Honor, again,
we object to this line of questioning.
And what did these women do?
that money was refunded.
Um, Your Honor, again, we object
to this sexual line of questioning.
And I believe, Mr. Florrick, there is.
Aired 12 years ago - Feb 02, 2010
Tensions are high as Peter's appeal begins while Alicia has to defend a wealthy client who doesn't seem that innocent, even after he's found not guilty of murdering his wife. Diane takes precautions when a prisoner she put in jail is to be released from prison.
the Illinois Slayer Statute
- Or in Lake Michigan.
- And my alibi?
I know you're all excited
about this trial,
Ma'am, you're not old enough
to go way back, but if Miss...
Well, the one thing that I would say,
He thinks you have one leg
still in Peter's camp.
I think we'll know more
when Matan testifies.
After Carolyn disappeared,
I sold the house and moved in here.
And I do value my money, so I will.
Does that make me
more likable or less?
now I'll need a fourth for bridge"?
What if she doesn't have a FOID?
- Nine millimeter, a Beretta.
- No, no.
you were approached by Mr. Childs
to keep an eye on Mr. Florrick,
This hidden motive was that
Mr. Florrick arranged this task force
He thought he was being bribed
to DP cases.
do I really need to object?
Uh, Miss Armitage, what could
possibly have led you to sleep
- Roman Belikov.
In the meantime,
you can use the master bath.
I imagine I will heal someday.
You pick up a gun, you shoot to kill,
or you don't pick up a gun.
Go right ahead, dear.
She said that you tried
to strangle her.
I'm not gonna let some 26-year-old
law-school grad get the better of me.
I told you, I was in my car
on the drive back from St. Louis.
Why is my picture on the front page
of the Chicago Sun Times?
And I really love your jacket.
At least we know for certain now
he did it.
Afterwards I would make a call
in order to be paid.
Always within a day or two of
when you deposited the money.
Been going over the books
Sweeney's wife demanded
Cory, I thought we were gonna
get some WD-40 on those hinges.
Why wouldn't a maggot
be found on a corpse?
of Charlotte Armitage,
her daughter, arrested at the scene.
- I can't wait.
- Tomorrow you can go home.
Aired 12 years ago - Jan 12, 2010
Alicia and the kids have to deal with some really bad news and then she has to give Peter some information that will make him furious. Alicia has to represent the doctor who prescribed the medication to a high school quarterback that appear to die from the painkiller overdose.
Aired 12 years ago - Jan 05, 2010
Alicia learns more about Peter's fall from office when she represents Glenn Child's wife in her divorce appeal. Will and Emily an opposing counsel, get cozy during a death suit against a caustic TV commentator.
Kettle Corn. For you.
We would like to move on.
Hello, Mrs. Florrick. I think I'm a fan.
DUKE: Good morning.
- Threatening calls.
if you take a look
at that paragraph right there.
I'll do it rather than surrender
my right of free speech.
Given how Glenn's been acting,
I thought I'd need a secret weapon.
- What's the matter?
- What happens next?
And we'll know how to avoid it.
- Well, you're welcome.
- Thank you, Your Honor.
I've been nothing but truthful
about that child killer.
Okay, Cary, Kalinda,
this now turns into a fact-finding case.
Upstairs is upset that someone's
leaking this stuff to Duke Roscoe.
Because of her.
My uncle died.
- I have three sons. I have a life.
- Don't you touch me.
I make your network look so bad,
they pay the 4 million.
Well, that explains the sabbatical.
- I'll need you to stay on the line.
CHERYL: I told her she was bad.
and we went to a hotel
to ask some questions.
That will prove to us your fairness.
There you are.
Objection, Your Honor.
Mr. Roscoe has managed
to outmaneuver you on the left.
I would've known if she tried
to get a late-term abortion.
It is a fair settlement.
from my own pocket...
So when did she last come in?
What did I do?
Mr. Roscoe, please.
Reclaim your seat.
Aired 12 years ago - Dec 15, 2009
When a judge overturns a simple plea deal that Alicia arranged, she looks into his motivation. Diane is made an offer she can't refuse.
GRACE [ON PHONE]:
Hey, Mom, pick up the phone.
in your neighbor's closet,
- Florrick, Your Honor.
- Next contestant.
- No, wait!
Well, Florrick is not
the most popular name around...
- So how often do you go?
- To see my dad?
We're fine, thanks.
Richardson agreed to a plea
of simple theft and supervised release.
And Alicia promptly went out
and got him locked up.
And use Mr. Statistics here.
He has nothing better to do.
Argue that Baxter
didn't properly admonish Terrance.
A judge's job
is to be an impartial arbiter.
Her father's in prison, you know.
Jackie, why don't we just let Gracie
pick her own friends, okay?
KALINDA: I don't know.
this isn't about my husband.
I don't respond well
to being threatened, Mrs. Florrick.
Here you go, judge.
Uh, no school on Thursdays.
GRACE: Yeah, what?
- Yes, what?
Not much. Judges are human.
And your name, Lockhart?
That's an English name?
No, biased sentencing.
Judges don't go up
against each other, Diane.
Baxter's wife was assaulted.
Yeah, I thought so too, but I guess
whatever you told her mom worked.
My son is an honorable man.
But we just don't know why.
You're his best friend, so help me.
- Judge Baxter?
WILL: Yes, he's a friend.
I spent the morning with your ex.
"I'm sending kids to prison
to make money."
She, like, came into the house
head to toe, soaking wet,
Aired 12 years ago - Nov 24, 2009
Alicia is asked to represent a partner in the firm on a DUI charge. Her attention is split when she is suddenly forced to face the Other Woman.
- What's going on?
And, see, there's a lesson here
Yep, like rotting fruit.
Diane, have you ever known Stern
to do anything quietly?
You're doing that all on your own.
- It's okay, Mom, really.
- No one's saying anything.
- Yeah, but he already apologized.
- It doesn't make it any less wrong.
I did my law review on Ricardo.
The People have added a charge
to the complaint, Your Honor.
Subpoena those recordings
before they can erase them.
like, um, you know,
which Disney star will die first.
But they wouldn't tell you
if he did, right?
Well, I'm 16.
- Amber Madison.
Actually I'm not sure
how long they'll pay me.
and there's nothing I can do
to stop her,
on the grounds that it was obtained
as the result of an illegal arrest.
His girlfriend's Muslim.
She's a junior.
And you'll have that when you're 18.
It's a family-run business.
I sued them for civil-rights violations.
Prior to your, ahem, relationship
with my client,
You threatened my family.
One is my doctor,
the second one is me,
But I need to know
where his head's at.
- Your Honor...
- Mr. Brody, I'm dismissing the DUI,
Call it off.
I'm not fighting you, Diane.
between Gentech Financials
and Parthenon Systems alone.
And I'm the only one
to whom you will ever talk about this.
Aired 12 years ago - Nov 17, 2009
While Alicia is preparing in a case defending a scientist accused of arson, she is suddenly asked to testify on Peter's behalf.
isn't that correct, Professor Whitton?
I would never do anything
to hurt my research.
- I'll put Josephson on it.
Thank you, sir.
allowing the arsonist to flee
before a fire.
and then spontaneously ignited
on a piece of discarded wax paper.
Heh, heh. I heard you made
some new friends in Tamms.
I'd also like you to consider releasing
my client on electronic monitoring
It was online. There are 65 articles.
I promise you, we will sit down
and we'll discuss this.
Crazy, but harmless.
"Defenders of Natural Life."
- Yes. Why?
- Oh, I just find it odd.
for the Journal of Quantum Physics,
No, my students did.
that Peter will have a safe, stable
living situation if he's out on bail,
- We went through all those questions.
- More than once.
turns out to be three paragraphs
on page 46.
Started at 8:30 in Auditorium 4.
That one has the best acoustics...
that gives her a total of eight minutes
to run two miles.
Did the first CCB letter
use the Catholic Bible too?
Thank you, Mrs. Florrick.
I had a brief consultation
with a divorce attorney
- Mrs. Florrick.
- To do your boss's bidding?
Because this was just for the lawyers.
And don't try and change the subject.
- Walt said it.
Hey, no pain, no gain.
who remembers seeing you
at the recital hall,
I have a signed affidavit
from ASA Alex Phelan
Aired 12 years ago - Nov 10, 2009
Alicia, representing a daughter of one of the partner in the firm, finds herself very attracted to her co-counsel, mostly because of his unorthodox approach of defending their client.
Damn, maybe you should go
do your algebra homework
out in Westchester,
Sorry, Anna probably told you,
we've already hired a lawyer.
He's... in prison.
someone tripped over this wire
and here comes the 600-pound gorilla.
In their depositions.
Anything to undercut
the injury testimony?
Hi, I'm Katarina.
I thought you were taking
away his keys, Mrs. Frazzi.
You've got a client who
admitted to liability,
But you're creating a
loophole in liability law.
I had a case of lead poisoning in toys.
Sure you can.
Maybe I'll sneak into court,
and see how it's going.
of this block covered by cameras.
So, Mr. Alprin, let
me get this straight.
about the Constitution.
Good morning, Mr. Knox.
to testify against the
Loebs that the lovely
God would disapprove?
Is that right?
She... betrayed... everything.
And what do you look like, Zach?
and you're using drugs.
So, what, he holds a grudge?
Like you said before...
undercut the extent of injuries
You want to do cross?
Just do the work, okay?
We're only a firm because of him.
I can see, even with the small things,
that wrong number three more times?
I don't know.
on trust more than we think.
The defense rests, Your Honor.
Yes, we have, Your Honor.
Aired 12 years ago - Nov 03, 2009
As Alicia works with Will on the appeal of a death row inmate, she agrees to a conjugal visit with Peter in order to get information from him since her client was convicted under Peter's regime as state's attorney.
Okay, good to know.
Thank you very much.
Yes, Your Honor.
It is our contention Clarence Wilcox...
See what I can find out.
Don't get your hopes up.
that wasn't the point of this appeal.
We lost the appeal.
I'm not helping you on this one.
Oh, Mrs. Florrick,
thank you so much for doing this.
They handled four or five cases a year,
but put their resources into this.
Clarence was wearing a Bulls
sweatshirt two days after the murder.
actually on the operating table.
but it's harder for Caucasians
to identify subtle differences
And what about a six-pack?
Did you show her the six-pack first?
If Childs does poorly,
voters remember me fondly.
I've done other things in my life.
Your Honor, we'd like
to introduce into record
No, no, no. You see,
I know how this works, counselor.
Illinois Court ruling
1.6 subsection C.
Then you visit him.
You wanna help Clarence, go visit him.
I don't know.
It's what he was wearing.
You're playing some two-on-two,
you wanna keep playing,
- Looks like it.
- What happened with Cary?
We look for armed robberies
after Clarence Wilcox was arrested,
There's one for you too.
It sounded like good advice at the time,
so I kissed the floor.
I don't like someone staring me
right in the eye and lying to me.
when I will decide
on this case a second time.
I'm sorry, I really wish it was him.
But it's not.
And you just said that this man
didn't do it,
Aired 12 years ago - Oct 20, 2009
Alicia and Will have only 72 hours to find the smoking gun that proves the train company, and not the three engineers, is responsible for the crash, thus securing the widows their pensions the company is holding back. Jackie and Alicia clash over taking the children to visit their father in prison.
and hate grieving widows, right?
- Pension for ten years.
But I think we all know
we're in the end game here.
If names were left off documents,
it was inadvertent.
these executives are very busy people.
Even two hours out of their work day...
He's a systems engineer,
and she's in Industry Relations.
And yet it still takes the same amount
of time to drive them.
And what was your job, Mr. Merriman?
So do you work with him?
There's nothing to know about.
- I'm sorry.
- Then go.
Did anyone from your company
ever identify the problem?
Here's the deal, we can't let Patti know
we're changing strategies.
We're gonna try and get
into each other's heads.
and we couldn't have all of our engines
out of commission at once.
We're gonna have to break
this off here.
So you still a fish, or what?
I took Grace and Zach to see Peter.
You phone me.
If he's coming on as a third partner,
Will should know.
Comes back at 10:33 p.m.
The only way I know
is because of the affair,
It's not just me, it's my husband.
Well, you're a lawyer, right?
You have to represent your client.
Unless I've grown bigger
than I thought. Ha, ha.
I was with Jonathan Eldredge.
PATTl: I think you can see this meets
all of your demands, and then some.
Aired 12 years ago - Oct 13, 2009
Alicia stumbles onto something that indicates possible jury tampering on her firm's class action law suit against a pharmaceutical company. Peter's legal team continues their work for his upcoming appeal, and Alicia keeps butting heads with Peter's attorney.
They call him the velvet shiv.
It's just a lot of responsibility, you know?
a football lineup.
Said she worked as a paralegal
here last summer.
Well within the range of acceptability,
Yeah, I guess I do have issues.
Guess they came into some money.
Now, Miss Lockhart,
No, I'm fine.
that Peter did not know,
going into those meetings,
I don't hear the front door.
I just wanted to lay on it a little...
What else was in the basket?
So what if juror number two wasn't bought off?
to bring it to the court's attention.
But we find out.
So, where's Tober?
He left earlier.
It's a powerful drug
I want to use the videotape to
try to get Peter a new trial.
It would be helpful if
we could find the receipt.
I know you're carrying a great deal
I was talking to the super in his building,
you said "Florrick."
He claims he took out a second
mortgage on his house.
I'll get back to you about Tober.
I'll help you, sir.
Uh, Kalinda saw a partial plate... j15.
Who would that be?
I did not point to you.
Ever been to the hungry kitten?
Aired 12 years ago - Oct 06, 2009
The son of Alicia's former friends is charged with felony murder, and Alicia decides to defend him, despite the fact that they ostracized her ever since the scandal.
This security guard
rolls up and, um...
Legal trouble, or my parents
don't understand me trouble?
You and I owe them that much.
Somebody else has to start
hosting these things.
Where he hit his head
Then why did you lie to me,
When the connections are
personal, it can get tricky.
Kenny will get the best defense.
Due to the seriousness
of the charges,
Or do you want to talk
about any of it at all?
He got immunity
on felony murder
My name is mrs. Florrick.
Because they don't get how good
of a friend you are to him.
Guidance counselor says
Okay, guys, come on,
let's get going.
Shouldn't he be out here
canvassing as well?
Everyone's pretty shaken up.
Four to 15?
Make it two and we got a deal.
If I told you I was a track
coach in a previous life?
Will let us in
No, we have an eyewitness
I guess my parents
The scene of a burglary
on belson street.
Yeah, yeah, I
know, I know.
My interests have never
been in litigation.
I don't know.
See some old friends?
To be honest, not great.
If you don't mind, I'd like
Your honor, all this has been
Of your being wet at the time
of your arrest.
You were standing
over the guard.
Oh, our pleasure.
Aired 12 years ago - Sep 29, 2009
After the State's Attorney refuses to pursue criminal charges, Alicia becomes second chair on a civil suit involving the rape of a prostitute at a bachelor party who may have been hired and abused by her own husband.
I don't know.
our newest junior associate,
And yet I got you to a settlement lunch
on a half-hour's notice.
You have till end of business day.
It's a cash settlement, $450,000.
[SPEAKING IN SPANISH]
- Cary, right?
- Yes, sir.
You want something on your stripper?
Get a subpoena.
Fifteen hundred an hour, 2,100,
Left a fake number, fake address,
Look, I like Christy,
she's a good tipper,
and that if he didn't have time for
Christy's case that maybe you would.
You had sex with her, what?
Ten times, 20 times?
You answer those questions,
and then we'll talk about forgiveness.
The state's attorney
is trying to squash our subpoena.
We've got a big room here,
The plaintiff requests
an expedited trial date, Your Honor.
Okay, thank you.
I've seen it somewhere before.
What is TZK Industries?
to approach the witness.
from the McKeon family, a month
after the bachelor party incident?
The state's attorney
You really don't remember anything
that could help us find her?
- Close the door.
- Come on, Zach, just let it go.
- You don't talk to Zach.
- When did I talk to Zach?
So, Zach, can you show me how to get
to Google images on your computer?
You can watch a little TV.
I'll be right in.
The rape kit in this case, professor?
Isn't it true, Dr. Girtzman,
that carried the DNA
from one sample to the next?
I don't see many other options here.
There was a bachelor party here
in May that resulted in a rape.
Out of state area code.
And he said, "Don't tell anyone.
Just take the money and shut up."
Is this a joke?
literally seconds after he was cleared
in a civil case for the identical crime.
Aired 12 years ago - Sep 22, 2009
Alicia returns to work as a defense attorney after her husband's corruption scandal and incarceration. She is assigned her first case – a retrial of a woman accused of murdering her ex-husband. Her firm successfully deadlocked the first jury, and
they hope that sticking to that strategy will work again, but Alicia realizes that this trial will be more of a fight than anyone expected.
And Alicia will take the pro bono.
Good, you're in good hands.
So let's catch up, have dinner.
but you have some
very prominent baggage.
she's thinking of doing the same thing.
Oh, Kalinda Sharma.
- Forget it, I'll ask Zach.
handing it to the plaintiff.
And that's why you're facing
a retrial now and not an acquittal.
I don't think you'll need much refining.
Your case is very strong, very logical.
If it hadn't been for juror number nine,
we would have convicted.
- Is that why you held out?
- Oh, I don't know about that.
Rent will come out of my salary,
the kids have to stay in public school.
of you sucking the toes of a hooker.
Why do they need a staple
if there's no page two?
Okay, it's down here.
Never asking a single question,
because I didn't think I had to.
MATAN: And you were married
to the victim for how long?
Keep trying, Mrs. Florrick.
You'll hit on it.
Well, let us see how relevant
this becomes, shall we?
Counsel's trying to mislead the jury.
She's implying corruption.
I interviewed the first jury
and they voted 11 -to-1 to convict.
I say we reprimand Alicia
and put Cary in as first chair.
The pitted evidence.
I talked to a friend at the crime lab.
is currently suing
his ex-girlfriend for damages,
Hey, how's your sister?
Is she still fighting with Grandma?
And you saw no pick-up truck,
no car-jacker racing past.
And there you are
the night before the murder.
The night before the murder
and the night after the murder
So you're wondering
the day you leaked
that sex tape to the press,
you would be cut off from his
pre-marital savings, is that correct?
He has also admitted
It's a Stern, Lockhart tradition.
And the dog hairs admitted