IN THE CORRIDORS OF CHICAGO'S TOP LAW FIRM:
Twenty-six-year-old Adam Hall stands on the brink of a brilliant legal career. Now he is risking it all for a death-row killer and an impossible case.
MAXIMUM SECURITY UNIT, MISSISSIPPI STATE PRISON:
Sam Cayhall is a former Klansman and unrepentant racist now facing the death penalty for a fatal bombing in 1967. He has run out of chances -- except for one: the young, liberal Chicago lawyer who just happens to be his grandson.