A judge must decide how to proceed when a thirteen-year-old boy shoots and kills his own mother. Eugene argues that a convicted killer should be released from jail. The attorneys hope to land a lucrative case against the asbestos industry.
Berluti's priest is accused of killing a fifteen-ear-old boy. The attorneys worry that Ellenor might tell her lover about the insurance scam sting operation.
With help from Ally McBeal' the firm defends a murder suspect who claims she was Lizzie Borden in a past life. Ellenor learns the truth about Dr. Spivak.
Rebecca participates in a sting operation targeting an insurance scam. Ellenor fights to save the life of a highly-intelligent chimpanzee.
Eugene defends a man who accidentally killed a friend during a gang initiation ritual. Gamble prosecutes a driver who struck and killed a homeless man. Rebecca stomps a rodent to death shortly before being honored by an animal rights organization.
Joey Heric matches wits with Gamble when he opts to represent himself in court. Ellenor represents a heavy-set woman ridiculed by a clown.
Joey Heric is accused of murdering another lover. Lindsay pursues another case targeting the tobacco industry -- and her former professor. The purse-snatcher case goes to trial.
Rebecca testifies against the shooter. An embarrassed Lindsay defends a man's use of a toilet. Ellenor's purse-snatcher client faces twenty years in jail when the D.A.'s office invokes a law aimed at protecting tourists. Eugene accuses the Asian owner of a dry cleaner of shrinking his shirt.
Bobby and Helen Gamble match wits in court when the Cindy Marks murder case goes to trial.
Bobby faces off against Helen Gamble in the most important murder trial of their careers. Eugene represents Rebecca's irascible uncle when he is accused of tax evasion.
Ellenor and Lindsay defend an actress accused of killing her husband during the making of a pornographic film. Lindsay tells Gamble about her affair with Bobby.
Berluti faces his greatest challenge when the cancer cluster case goes to trial.
A gang member threatens Rebecca's life after she witnesses a robbery-homicide. Lindsay steps in when Berluti's poor lawyering jeopardizes the cancer cluster case.
Bobby is arrested after he tips off a drug dealer client about a police raid -- leading to the deaths of several officers. Berluti is humiliated by a fellow attorney who attempts to convince a judge to throw out the cancer cluster suit.
Bobby's senior prom date is arrested for prostitution. Ellenor represents a little girl who was thrown out of school because of a disability. Lindsay represents a woman who claims she suffered psychological trauma after a doctor treated her using live insects.
Berluti presents an argument in favor of same-sex marriages after his mother reveals that she is a lesbian. Eugene attacks a rape victim's testimony. A man claims he was sexually molested by his female dentist.
After a challenging first year, where Bobby and fellow attorneys Lindsay Dole, Ellenor Frutt, Eugene Young and Jimmy Berluti, spent more time representing undeniably guilty clients instead of innocent victims, things are beginning to look up.
Catch the beginning of one of the most acclaimed shows on television with this first season of "The Practice."
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