An elderly man invades an exclusive party, singles out one guest, and shoots him dead. When The Storefront Lawyers visit him in jail, he says only, "I killed him because he stole my house." The man turns out to be correct, after a fashion.
A Mexican farm laborer is found dead and clerk Roberto Alvarez is jailed for her murder. David Hansen begins his own investigation to free his employee and uncovers a illegal operation involving alien agricultural workers.
The white pastor of a downtown mission clashes with a black activist who frequently bombs the mission. Then someone kidnaps the activist's son. Who, after his rescue, accuses the pastor of the kidnapping.
A marathon encounter session goes awry, leading one student to dive his car off a pier and drown. The widow hires Devlin McNeil to sue the psychiatrist involved--and Devlin lays his life on the line by joining the still-ongoing session.
Family man Schuyler Yates comes home from work one day to find detectives in his house accusing him of being a serial sex murderer. Nor does it help when the survivor of the last attack identifies him by voice.
Ultra-rich Cole Deland hires Devlin McNeil after a security guard at one of his hotels, finds him walking away from a dead woman. Was that his wife? Or is his alibi actually evidence of a real crime he committed?