0 00:00:00,100 --> 00:00:13,000 Downloaded from xPau.se 1 00:00:59,560 --> 00:01:00,960 [♪♪♪] 2 00:01:01,160 --> 00:01:02,196 [COMPUTER BEEPS] 3 00:01:03,440 --> 00:01:07,593 [ROMAN READING ON-SCREEN TEXT] 4 00:02:33,560 --> 00:02:35,552 [COMPUTER KEYBOARD CLICKING] 5 00:02:37,560 --> 00:02:40,120 ROMAN: "PC section... 6 00:02:40,280 --> 00:02:43,239 ...374.962. 7 00:02:43,400 --> 00:02:45,392 Burglary... 8 00:02:45,600 --> 00:02:51,312 ...in the first degree. 9 00:02:51,520 --> 00:02:53,193 PC section... 10 00:02:53,400 --> 00:02:55,790 ...A374962... 11 00:02:55,960 --> 00:02:59,749 ...provides, in relevant part... 12 00:03:01,520 --> 00:03:03,637 A person commits... 13 00:03:03,800 --> 00:03:06,554 ...the building which regularly or intermittently is used... 14 00:03:06,720 --> 00:03:07,756 [EDDIE KENDRICKS' "KEEP ON TRUCKIN"' PLAYING AS RINGTONE] 15 00:03:07,920 --> 00:03:09,434 ...in place... 16 00:03:09,600 --> 00:03:11,353 ♪ Keep on truckin', baby ♪♪ 17 00:03:11,520 --> 00:03:13,318 ...of... 18 00:03:15,040 --> 00:03:16,918 ...which... "Hello? 19 00:03:17,280 --> 00:03:19,272 "One resides in a period of 48..." 20 00:03:19,440 --> 00:03:20,920 Yeah. 21 00:03:23,640 --> 00:03:26,997 Yeah, of course I remember you. That's why I gave you my card. 22 00:03:30,600 --> 00:03:35,391 Yeah. Yeah. Ankle monitors don't just fall off. You cut them off. 23 00:03:35,560 --> 00:03:36,596 It's a big difference. 24 00:03:38,040 --> 00:03:40,077 Because it's a violation. 25 00:03:40,280 --> 00:03:42,431 - How you doing? VERNITA: I'm here. 26 00:03:43,400 --> 00:03:45,995 Well, I can't advise you to do that. 27 00:03:47,320 --> 00:03:48,800 I hear banging. 28 00:03:48,960 --> 00:03:50,679 [TELEPHONE RINGS] 29 00:03:50,840 --> 00:03:53,275 VERNITA: William Henry Jackson. - Well, open it. Heh. 30 00:03:53,440 --> 00:03:56,194 Right, open it before they kick it in. 31 00:03:56,920 --> 00:03:58,718 - Hello? VERNITA: No. 32 00:03:58,920 --> 00:04:01,640 - No. Dear Jesus. ROMAN: Hello? 33 00:04:01,840 --> 00:04:04,878 VERNITA: Oh, God. Where'd they take him? 34 00:04:05,040 --> 00:04:08,556 Roman! William's had a heart attack outside his building. 35 00:04:08,720 --> 00:04:09,756 He's at MLK. 36 00:04:10,160 --> 00:04:11,992 - Is it serious? - Of course it's serious. 37 00:04:12,160 --> 00:04:13,514 He's at the emergency room. 38 00:04:13,680 --> 00:04:15,717 Call the hospital and see what you can learn. 39 00:04:18,920 --> 00:04:21,833 ROMAN: I'll tell you what to do. I'll tell you what we're gonna do. 40 00:04:22,000 --> 00:04:24,037 Get Kibby on the phone. He can cover for him. 41 00:04:24,240 --> 00:04:25,993 - Kibby retired. - When? 42 00:04:26,200 --> 00:04:30,558 Years ago. Now, listen, Roman, William had a full day today. 43 00:04:30,720 --> 00:04:32,279 - Okay. - You have to cover for him. 44 00:04:32,440 --> 00:04:35,194 - Okay. - Tell the clients and the prosecutors... 45 00:04:35,360 --> 00:04:38,398 - ...and the judges what's going on. - Okay. 46 00:04:38,560 --> 00:04:40,279 Get continuances. 47 00:04:40,440 --> 00:04:41,999 - Okay. - Just continuances. 48 00:04:42,160 --> 00:04:43,196 Just continuances. 49 00:04:43,360 --> 00:04:45,829 I typed up his day. It's in there on my desk. 50 00:04:46,000 --> 00:04:48,435 - All right. - Dear Lord. 51 00:04:49,520 --> 00:04:51,318 Okay. 52 00:04:51,520 --> 00:04:54,115 Just continuances. 53 00:04:56,240 --> 00:04:57,959 [♪♪♪] 54 00:05:05,000 --> 00:05:07,959 MAN 1: All metal goes in the trays. 55 00:05:08,160 --> 00:05:11,232 - Phones, change. MAN 2: Step forward, please. 56 00:05:11,400 --> 00:05:13,357 MAN 1: If you have a belt, please remove it. 57 00:05:15,440 --> 00:05:16,510 Keys. 58 00:05:16,680 --> 00:05:18,194 Any loose change. 59 00:05:18,600 --> 00:05:20,990 You must remove it so it can be scanned. 60 00:05:21,160 --> 00:05:22,230 MAN 2: Next person. 61 00:05:22,400 --> 00:05:24,471 Put your arms out. Just hold right there. 62 00:05:24,640 --> 00:05:28,236 Listen, my iPod, I got 8000 songs in here. 63 00:05:28,400 --> 00:05:30,278 The last time I put that in there... 64 00:05:30,440 --> 00:05:34,559 ...I lost the bass range on Gil Scott-Heron's "Winter in America." 65 00:05:34,720 --> 00:05:36,473 Brian Jackson. 66 00:05:37,000 --> 00:05:39,037 Everything gets scanned. 67 00:05:39,200 --> 00:05:41,157 MAN 2: Step up, please. MAN 1: Next. 68 00:05:41,920 --> 00:05:43,639 WOMAN: Thank you, sir. 69 00:05:45,520 --> 00:05:46,556 [SPEAKING INDISTINCTLY] 70 00:05:46,720 --> 00:05:48,677 BAILIFF: All phones off. 71 00:05:48,840 --> 00:05:50,991 Phones off. 72 00:05:52,840 --> 00:05:54,160 All phones off. 73 00:05:54,320 --> 00:05:56,551 Excuse me, sister. Where's the...? 74 00:05:56,720 --> 00:05:58,951 The court for white folks? 75 00:06:00,160 --> 00:06:02,311 Phones off. 76 00:06:06,280 --> 00:06:07,760 Wack-ass. 77 00:06:09,320 --> 00:06:11,596 [ALL CHATTERING] 78 00:06:14,200 --> 00:06:16,317 BAILIFF: Quiet in the court. 79 00:06:16,640 --> 00:06:18,597 ROMAN: Uh, excuse me. 80 00:06:18,760 --> 00:06:20,717 What do you have on number 32? 81 00:06:20,880 --> 00:06:22,997 Langston Bailey? 82 00:06:34,080 --> 00:06:35,878 This says William Jackson's his lawyer. 83 00:06:36,360 --> 00:06:38,397 Mr. Jackson had a heart attack this morning. 84 00:06:38,560 --> 00:06:42,600 - I'm Roman Israel, his partner. - I didn't know Jackson had a partner. 85 00:06:43,080 --> 00:06:45,117 Heh. Well, I don't have the, uh, patience... 86 00:06:45,280 --> 00:06:48,591 ...for the butchery that occurs here. Mr. Jackson does. 87 00:06:49,040 --> 00:06:50,599 You want a continuance? 88 00:06:50,800 --> 00:06:52,519 - What bail you offering? - No bail. 89 00:06:52,720 --> 00:06:54,200 And he pleads to count one. 90 00:06:54,360 --> 00:06:57,671 I'll tell the judge and request a minimum five years. 91 00:06:57,840 --> 00:06:59,672 He's facing 15 at trial. 92 00:06:59,840 --> 00:07:01,672 For a 17-year-old breaking and entering? 93 00:07:01,840 --> 00:07:05,675 Hell, why don't we just get it over with and, uh, heh, shoot him? 94 00:07:05,840 --> 00:07:06,876 That's the offer. 95 00:07:07,360 --> 00:07:10,592 - Do what you gotta do. - Offer doesn't really... 96 00:07:10,760 --> 00:07:13,355 He's not taking top plea. I can tell you that. 97 00:07:13,520 --> 00:07:17,480 You're already overcharging him. Let's talk about mitigating circumstances. 98 00:07:17,640 --> 00:07:20,075 He was caught wearing a T-shirt with a gang symbol. 99 00:07:20,240 --> 00:07:22,391 Like the flag pin on your lapel. 100 00:07:23,080 --> 00:07:25,959 Five years. That's as low as the People will go. 101 00:07:26,120 --> 00:07:27,554 What people? There's no people. 102 00:07:27,720 --> 00:07:31,236 There's you making a bullshit career-climbing offer. Let's admit it. 103 00:07:32,000 --> 00:07:33,434 Present it to your client. 104 00:07:35,440 --> 00:07:36,874 His name is Langston. 105 00:07:37,040 --> 00:07:40,192 He's a high school junior in good standing. Plays on the soccer team. 106 00:07:40,360 --> 00:07:42,556 All of this despite that his father's in jail... 107 00:07:42,720 --> 00:07:45,519 ...his mother is in drug treatment... 108 00:07:45,680 --> 00:07:49,310 ...and due to a legion of forces beyond his control... 109 00:07:49,480 --> 00:07:52,552 ...he joined a gang for acceptance, family and protection. 110 00:07:52,720 --> 00:07:53,756 [♪♪♪] 111 00:07:53,920 --> 00:07:56,355 He has one prior minor offense. 112 00:07:56,520 --> 00:08:00,753 Each one of us is greater than the worst thing we've ever done. 113 00:08:01,480 --> 00:08:02,630 Deep bows. 114 00:08:03,480 --> 00:08:06,154 Please talk to your client. 115 00:08:06,920 --> 00:08:10,880 - My conviction rate's 100 percent. BAILIFF: All rise. 116 00:08:11,800 --> 00:08:14,759 Court of District Nine is now in session. 117 00:08:14,920 --> 00:08:17,992 The Honorable James Hurakami is presiding. 118 00:08:18,200 --> 00:08:20,192 [DOORS BUZZING] 119 00:08:23,720 --> 00:08:24,870 Langston Bailey. 120 00:08:25,040 --> 00:08:28,397 HURAKAMI: Thank you, bailiff. You may be seated. 121 00:08:30,120 --> 00:08:32,589 Wow, five to seven? 122 00:08:32,760 --> 00:08:34,991 Thought I was going to juvie, though. 123 00:08:35,680 --> 00:08:37,433 I want to speak to Mr. Jackson. 124 00:08:37,600 --> 00:08:39,671 He's in the hospital. 125 00:08:40,120 --> 00:08:43,079 - When's he coming back? - Wish I knew. 126 00:08:50,600 --> 00:08:53,035 I want a new lawyer. I want to switch. I have rights. 127 00:08:53,200 --> 00:08:55,192 Mr. Jackson is the one who comes to court... 128 00:08:55,360 --> 00:08:58,398 ...but he comes to me for legal guidance. 129 00:08:59,000 --> 00:09:03,233 Now, you're being overcharged to accept a plea and to keep things moving. 130 00:09:03,400 --> 00:09:06,120 They want to punish you for even asking for a day in court. 131 00:09:06,280 --> 00:09:08,351 It's a volume business. 132 00:09:09,000 --> 00:09:12,198 With guards getting overtime and private companies owning the jails... 133 00:09:12,400 --> 00:09:14,995 ...and building them as well. It's a fact. 134 00:09:15,200 --> 00:09:18,159 You want to fight, we'll fight. I mean, to hell with the bill. 135 00:09:18,320 --> 00:09:20,630 But if we take it to trial... 136 00:09:20,800 --> 00:09:22,393 ...and you lose... 137 00:09:23,200 --> 00:09:25,760 ...they hit you with 15 years. 138 00:09:26,520 --> 00:09:28,671 And they rarely lose. 139 00:09:29,440 --> 00:09:31,318 Keep your head up. 140 00:09:32,840 --> 00:09:34,240 [LANGSTON SNIFFLING] 141 00:09:35,720 --> 00:09:37,916 And do some push-ups. 142 00:09:41,960 --> 00:09:43,792 This is a preliminary hearing on the case... 143 00:09:43,960 --> 00:09:47,715 ...of The People of the State of California v. William Carlos Ramirez. 144 00:09:47,880 --> 00:09:50,714 Case number A64-9725. 145 00:09:50,880 --> 00:09:52,792 Counsel will state your names. 146 00:09:52,960 --> 00:09:55,395 People are represented by Michael Wesley. 147 00:09:55,880 --> 00:09:59,715 Roman J. Israel, Esquire, on behalf of Mr. Ramirez. 148 00:09:59,880 --> 00:10:04,079 Mr. Israel, I'll grant a continuance, given lead counsel's medical emergency. 149 00:10:04,680 --> 00:10:08,071 Um... I'd like to dive right in, Your Honor. 150 00:10:08,240 --> 00:10:09,720 Very good. 151 00:10:09,920 --> 00:10:11,354 Proceed. 152 00:10:11,600 --> 00:10:16,197 Uh, Your Honor, the People request the defendant, Mr. William Carlos Ramirez... 153 00:10:16,360 --> 00:10:18,750 ...be held to answer on three counts of violating... 154 00:10:18,920 --> 00:10:21,674 ...Health and Safety Code Section 11351... 155 00:10:21,840 --> 00:10:24,753 ...possession of powder cocaine for sale. 156 00:10:24,920 --> 00:10:28,152 Mr. Ramirez was observed and filmed making three drug sales... 157 00:10:28,320 --> 00:10:30,152 ...to undercover officers. 158 00:10:30,320 --> 00:10:32,835 Mr. Ramirez made a confession to detectives... 159 00:10:33,000 --> 00:10:35,196 ...that he supported himself selling drugs. 160 00:10:35,400 --> 00:10:37,756 Objection. Motion to strike. Mr. Ramirez was told... 161 00:10:37,920 --> 00:10:40,310 ...he was not under arrest and was interrogated... 162 00:10:40,480 --> 00:10:43,473 ...without his Miranda warning, yet he was refused use of the bathroom. 163 00:10:43,640 --> 00:10:45,597 That's a violation of civil rights. 164 00:10:45,760 --> 00:10:48,150 Um, it wasn't an interrogation. It was an interview. 165 00:10:49,120 --> 00:10:50,349 Overruled. 166 00:10:50,520 --> 00:10:53,399 If a cop hauls you in and says you can't use the bathroom... 167 00:10:53,560 --> 00:10:56,394 - ...then you're being detained. HILLIARD: We're moving on. 168 00:10:56,560 --> 00:10:58,392 What was he supposed to do, pee himself? 169 00:10:58,560 --> 00:11:01,519 - You can address this at trial. - I would like to address it now. 170 00:11:01,720 --> 00:11:04,280 - I'm just saying we have a real... - Mr. Israel. 171 00:11:04,440 --> 00:11:06,033 Did you hear what I said? 172 00:11:11,040 --> 00:11:12,554 If... 173 00:11:12,920 --> 00:11:15,594 ...armed guards in this courtroom detained you... 174 00:11:15,760 --> 00:11:18,275 ...and would not allow you to use the bathroom... 175 00:11:18,440 --> 00:11:22,320 ...you would be detained. What is good for the goose is good for the gander. 176 00:11:22,480 --> 00:11:24,915 I'm gonna hold you in contempt if you pursue this. 177 00:11:25,120 --> 00:11:28,636 With respect, you're asking me to obey an erroneous court decision. 178 00:11:28,800 --> 00:11:30,359 You tell me to wait. In my experience... 179 00:11:30,520 --> 00:11:31,636 [GAVEL BANGS] 180 00:11:31,800 --> 00:11:33,075 Okay. 181 00:11:33,280 --> 00:11:34,760 Find you in contempt. 182 00:11:34,960 --> 00:11:37,919 Is there anything else you'd like to add before I set fine? 183 00:11:43,040 --> 00:11:45,271 VERNITA [OVER PHONE]: I told you to just get continuances. 184 00:11:45,440 --> 00:11:47,113 ROMAN: I'm filing an appeal. 185 00:11:47,280 --> 00:11:48,953 Five thousand dollars? 186 00:11:49,120 --> 00:11:50,520 Well... 187 00:11:50,680 --> 00:11:52,831 "I wouldn't trust a lawyer that didn't get complaints... 188 00:11:53,000 --> 00:11:55,151 ...from the prosecution or the court." Who said that? 189 00:11:55,360 --> 00:11:57,317 - I have no idea. - William. 190 00:11:57,480 --> 00:12:01,520 I can always count on you to say the utterly inappropriate thing. 191 00:12:01,680 --> 00:12:03,990 I'm with Lynn now. She's very upset about it. 192 00:12:04,200 --> 00:12:05,270 How is he? 193 00:12:05,880 --> 00:12:08,918 It's not good. They're still running tests. 194 00:12:09,120 --> 00:12:11,112 All right, I'll come over to the hospital. 195 00:12:11,280 --> 00:12:14,079 Don't. He's not even in his room. You understand? 196 00:12:14,240 --> 00:12:15,720 - Yeah. - What's that? 197 00:12:15,920 --> 00:12:20,199 Well, Lynn says we'll talk about it tomorrow, Roman. Good night. 198 00:12:22,800 --> 00:12:24,792 [♪♪♪] 199 00:12:28,320 --> 00:12:29,549 [CIRCULAR SAW WHIRRING] 200 00:12:31,160 --> 00:12:33,152 [MEN SHOUTING INDISTINCTLY] 201 00:12:35,720 --> 00:12:37,712 [HAMMER POUNDING] 202 00:12:49,560 --> 00:12:51,552 [MEN SHOUTING INDISTINCTLY] 203 00:13:03,320 --> 00:13:04,800 [LINE RINGING] 204 00:13:06,600 --> 00:13:09,115 MAN [ON RECORDING]: This is the Los Angeles Police Department... 205 00:13:09,280 --> 00:13:10,475 ...Noise Enforcement Team. 206 00:13:10,680 --> 00:13:13,115 Please leave your name, contact telephone number... 207 00:13:13,280 --> 00:13:15,840 ...and a Noise Enforcement Team officer will contact you... 208 00:13:16,000 --> 00:13:19,789 ...as soon as possible. Thank you, and have a nice day. 209 00:13:19,960 --> 00:13:22,953 Yes. My name is Roman J. Israel, Esquire. 210 00:13:23,120 --> 00:13:26,716 I'd like to report a construction-noise violation, 570 Gladys Avenue. 211 00:13:26,880 --> 00:13:29,918 That's G-L-A-D-Y-S Avenue, Los Angeles. 212 00:13:30,120 --> 00:13:33,431 City regulation 5612 prohibits construction... 213 00:13:33,600 --> 00:13:36,752 ...and/or repair of any kind... 214 00:13:36,960 --> 00:13:40,192 ...between the hours of 7 p. m. until 7 a. m. the following morning. 215 00:13:40,360 --> 00:13:41,999 Thank you. 216 00:13:46,880 --> 00:13:47,996 [MUTTERING INDISTINCTLY] 217 00:13:51,440 --> 00:13:54,080 [JAZZ MUSIC PLAYING] 218 00:14:28,960 --> 00:14:31,714 MAN [ON RECORDING] Please leave your name, contact telephone number... 219 00:14:31,880 --> 00:14:35,271 ...and a Noise Enforcement Team officer will contact you as soon as possible. 220 00:14:35,440 --> 00:14:37,671 Thank you, and have a nice day. 221 00:14:37,840 --> 00:14:39,877 ROMAN: My name is Roman J. Israel, Esquire. 222 00:14:40,040 --> 00:14:44,080 I want to report construction noise at 570 Gladys Avenue. 223 00:14:44,240 --> 00:14:46,994 That's G-L-A-D-Y-S Avenue. 224 00:14:47,160 --> 00:14:50,392 City regulation 5612 requires... 225 00:14:50,560 --> 00:14:53,917 ...that there is no construction or repair of any kind... 226 00:14:54,120 --> 00:14:58,956 ...between the hours of 7 p. m. and 7 a. m. the following morning. 227 00:14:59,120 --> 00:15:02,079 Five-six-one-two... 228 00:15:02,240 --> 00:15:03,879 ...that's the city regulation. 229 00:15:04,040 --> 00:15:05,269 That's the law. 230 00:15:05,440 --> 00:15:06,635 I'm a lawyer. 231 00:15:06,840 --> 00:15:07,990 Goodbye. 232 00:15:29,040 --> 00:15:30,110 [KNOCK ON DOOR] 233 00:15:30,320 --> 00:15:32,039 LYNN: Hello, Roman. - Hi. 234 00:15:32,240 --> 00:15:34,994 - This is George Pierce. - Nice to meet you. 235 00:15:35,200 --> 00:15:36,270 Pleasure. 236 00:15:36,440 --> 00:15:41,231 The doctors have concluded that William is in a permanent vegetative state. 237 00:15:41,520 --> 00:15:44,672 Oh... Well, he'll surprise them. 238 00:15:44,880 --> 00:15:48,237 Well, we'd like to believe that, but not this time. 239 00:15:50,080 --> 00:15:53,198 - You get a second opinion? - He's had three. 240 00:15:53,360 --> 00:15:57,877 Now, Roman, my uncle gave me financial and medical power of attorney. 241 00:15:58,040 --> 00:16:00,396 If the firm was stable, we'd have time to mourn... 242 00:16:00,600 --> 00:16:03,160 ...but it's not, and we don't. 243 00:16:03,320 --> 00:16:07,109 William's directive asks using George in the event of incapacitation. 244 00:16:07,320 --> 00:16:10,950 And George has generously offered to take time from his busy practice... 245 00:16:11,120 --> 00:16:13,316 ...to sort through the remaining cases... 246 00:16:13,480 --> 00:16:16,917 ...help close the office and collect what's due. 247 00:16:18,080 --> 00:16:20,197 Well, I probably haven't had... 248 00:16:20,360 --> 00:16:22,636 ...time to consider all the... 249 00:16:22,800 --> 00:16:25,076 ...you know, various ramifications of this. 250 00:16:25,480 --> 00:16:27,392 None of us have. 251 00:16:28,480 --> 00:16:30,039 I can't live on my accolades. 252 00:16:31,120 --> 00:16:34,272 Lynn was hoping to give you and... What's the receptionist's name? 253 00:16:34,440 --> 00:16:35,999 LYNN: Vernita. - Vernita, severance. 254 00:16:36,720 --> 00:16:40,157 But looking over the books, it just doesn't seem possible. 255 00:16:42,480 --> 00:16:44,517 I'll take over. Ahem. 256 00:16:45,560 --> 00:16:49,952 No, you're not capable of continuing the practice. 257 00:16:50,120 --> 00:16:52,760 On your contempt fine, we can argue extreme emotional distress... 258 00:16:52,920 --> 00:16:54,593 - ...and hope for a reduction. ROMAN: Right. 259 00:16:54,760 --> 00:16:59,391 But I'll take over because in the architecture of this firm, I am a pillar. 260 00:17:00,640 --> 00:17:03,360 Yes, and, Roman, I'd hoped to reward you for that. 261 00:17:03,520 --> 00:17:05,193 Hope don't get the job done. 262 00:17:06,920 --> 00:17:09,719 - What does that mean? - That means hope don't get the job done. 263 00:17:15,160 --> 00:17:17,038 LYNN: Is it ego... 264 00:17:17,200 --> 00:17:19,192 ...or delusion? 265 00:17:19,960 --> 00:17:21,872 Honestly, I... 266 00:17:22,800 --> 00:17:26,191 I never paid enough attention to you. 267 00:17:27,160 --> 00:17:31,473 This place runs more like a charity service than a law firm. 268 00:17:31,640 --> 00:17:34,109 It's run a deficit for years. 269 00:17:34,320 --> 00:17:35,993 We... 270 00:17:37,240 --> 00:17:40,597 ...his family, can no longer afford it. 271 00:17:40,760 --> 00:17:42,877 We're clearing the books. 272 00:17:43,080 --> 00:17:44,912 We're handing this off to George. 273 00:17:48,760 --> 00:17:50,991 Roman, I'm sorry. 274 00:17:51,200 --> 00:17:52,475 [CELL PHONE RINGING] 275 00:17:53,880 --> 00:17:55,155 God, help me. 276 00:17:56,080 --> 00:17:58,117 Yeah, just tell him to wait. 277 00:18:00,400 --> 00:18:03,632 No, just tell him to wait. I'll be there in 30. Less. 278 00:18:03,800 --> 00:18:06,793 - All right. One sec, one sec. - So you have...? 279 00:18:06,960 --> 00:18:08,553 - I'll talk to him. - Uh-huh. 280 00:18:28,320 --> 00:18:30,232 I'm sorry, man. 281 00:18:30,400 --> 00:18:32,119 I feel for you. 282 00:18:36,400 --> 00:18:38,756 This where the Bulldog did his work? 283 00:18:39,120 --> 00:18:40,713 [♪♪♪] 284 00:18:43,080 --> 00:18:44,799 What a mind. 285 00:18:44,960 --> 00:18:47,998 He was great in the seat and great on his feet. 286 00:18:49,520 --> 00:18:52,080 Jesus, didn't he ever throw anything away? 287 00:18:52,880 --> 00:18:56,430 My secretary's gonna call. She'll be point on this. 288 00:18:57,040 --> 00:18:58,315 What do you use? 289 00:18:58,480 --> 00:19:00,915 LegalPRO? Quicken? 290 00:19:02,680 --> 00:19:03,716 What's that? 291 00:19:03,880 --> 00:19:07,271 Status on every case, depositions, investigations... 292 00:19:07,720 --> 00:19:09,791 - ...conferences. - What, on cards? 293 00:19:10,000 --> 00:19:11,150 You're kidding. 294 00:19:11,320 --> 00:19:14,154 I'm not helping you fast-plead just so you can get a fee. 295 00:19:14,320 --> 00:19:17,518 Well, I'm in court every day. I fight hard for my clients. 296 00:19:18,000 --> 00:19:19,320 You're a low-flying bee. 297 00:19:20,320 --> 00:19:23,757 - Is that what William said about me? - William never mentioned you. 298 00:19:23,920 --> 00:19:26,116 - What's that about, then? - Fact. 299 00:19:26,280 --> 00:19:28,715 Recorded fact, every case. 300 00:19:28,880 --> 00:19:30,758 Organized and available. 301 00:19:30,920 --> 00:19:34,630 And you can fact-check that if you'd like on your legal Quicken. 302 00:19:34,800 --> 00:19:36,393 I don't have time for this. 303 00:19:36,560 --> 00:19:38,950 My office will call to coordinate going forward. 304 00:19:39,120 --> 00:19:40,793 Let's watch him now. 305 00:19:40,960 --> 00:19:42,553 Young George. 306 00:19:42,720 --> 00:19:47,112 State of California v. Jason Angelo Fisher. 307 00:19:47,280 --> 00:19:49,749 One of his first cases. Fisher's first offense. 308 00:19:49,920 --> 00:19:52,799 Should have been reduced to misdemeanor possession. 309 00:19:53,000 --> 00:19:57,199 But you pled him out to felony, conspiracy and possession. 310 00:19:57,360 --> 00:19:59,238 That became your M. O. 311 00:19:59,400 --> 00:20:02,472 Take a retainer, waive your client's rights to a prelim... 312 00:20:02,680 --> 00:20:05,878 ...then dump them on the public defenders when they complain. 313 00:20:06,040 --> 00:20:08,350 What, you worked the Fisher case? His appeal? 314 00:20:08,560 --> 00:20:09,835 I recall reading the record. 315 00:20:10,000 --> 00:20:12,799 - That was seven years ago. - Eight. 316 00:20:12,960 --> 00:20:15,111 So you're saying you know all that from memory? 317 00:20:15,280 --> 00:20:18,876 Seven years, eight months, 47 days. I'm quite confident of my recollections. 318 00:20:19,040 --> 00:20:21,555 Well, my win-loss record is above 90 percent. 319 00:20:21,720 --> 00:20:23,632 That's false and misleading. That's only if you count... 320 00:20:23,800 --> 00:20:25,792 ...your three years as a prosecutor. 321 00:20:26,760 --> 00:20:29,195 Well, William thought highly enough to bring me in. 322 00:20:29,360 --> 00:20:31,192 Believe me, I'm going to find out why. 323 00:20:46,560 --> 00:20:47,960 GEORGE: Roman. Hey, Roman. 324 00:20:50,400 --> 00:20:51,959 Where you going? 325 00:20:52,760 --> 00:20:55,355 - Where you going? - MLK. 326 00:20:56,000 --> 00:20:57,673 Come on, I'll give you a ride. 327 00:20:58,760 --> 00:21:00,160 I'd rather walk. 328 00:21:01,480 --> 00:21:02,960 Come on, Roman. 329 00:21:05,240 --> 00:21:07,038 I just want to talk. 330 00:21:13,360 --> 00:21:16,114 William taught a term at Loyola. That's where we met. 331 00:21:16,280 --> 00:21:17,794 I was, uh, top of my class. 332 00:21:18,720 --> 00:21:20,791 Potential's a bitch. 333 00:21:21,480 --> 00:21:25,474 Well, I'll tell you what's not, is having four offices and 60 people working for you. 334 00:21:25,680 --> 00:21:27,478 He picked me because I tossed him work. 335 00:21:27,680 --> 00:21:30,991 You know, loser cases I didn't want, or I was too busy to handle. 336 00:21:31,160 --> 00:21:34,756 This, closing his office, it's payback. I'll collect a fee. 337 00:21:37,840 --> 00:21:40,992 Look, it just so happens I could use someone with your ability... 338 00:21:41,160 --> 00:21:43,436 ...and your power of persuasive argument. 339 00:21:43,600 --> 00:21:46,718 And I'll pay you twice what William gave you. What do you say? 340 00:21:46,880 --> 00:21:48,633 What makes you different from this car? 341 00:21:48,840 --> 00:21:51,514 Whoa. Really? Okay. 342 00:21:52,360 --> 00:21:56,149 I'm gonna tell you something I think maybe will surprise and disappoint you. 343 00:21:56,320 --> 00:21:59,677 I got a kickback from William for every single case I gave him. 344 00:21:59,880 --> 00:22:00,916 Bullshit. 345 00:22:01,080 --> 00:22:03,037 I have the records. 346 00:22:03,200 --> 00:22:05,715 You've been untouched by the messy business... 347 00:22:05,880 --> 00:22:07,792 ...of running a small criminal-defense firm. 348 00:22:10,560 --> 00:22:11,755 Was it wrong? 349 00:22:11,920 --> 00:22:13,752 On some level, sure. 350 00:22:13,920 --> 00:22:15,991 Does it diminish what he did? Hell, no. 351 00:22:16,160 --> 00:22:19,597 No, it allowed him to keep the doors open. It kept you two going. 352 00:22:20,040 --> 00:22:22,635 And to this day, I still remember quotes from his class. 353 00:22:22,800 --> 00:22:24,120 And that voice. 354 00:22:24,320 --> 00:22:27,119 "What is tolerance? It is the consequence of humanity. 355 00:22:27,320 --> 00:22:29,312 We are all formed of frailty and error. 356 00:22:29,480 --> 00:22:32,234 Let us pardon reciprocally each other's follies. 357 00:22:32,400 --> 00:22:33,914 That's the first law of nature." 358 00:22:34,120 --> 00:22:36,351 What do you say we forget the past? Move forward? 359 00:22:36,520 --> 00:22:37,556 Pull over. 360 00:22:40,240 --> 00:22:41,560 [CAR HORN HONKING] 361 00:22:43,240 --> 00:22:44,435 I can't work for you. 362 00:22:44,600 --> 00:22:46,000 What are you gonna do? 363 00:22:46,160 --> 00:22:49,278 - I'll continue in criminal litigation. - That's a bitch of a market. 364 00:22:49,440 --> 00:22:51,033 - What if you can't find something? - What? 365 00:22:51,200 --> 00:22:53,510 For argument's sake, if you can't find a firm, what's next? 366 00:22:53,720 --> 00:22:56,030 There is no next. There is no argument's sake. 367 00:22:56,200 --> 00:22:59,637 There's underwear model or activist attorney. There is no next. 368 00:23:16,080 --> 00:23:18,390 [LINE RINGING] 369 00:23:19,200 --> 00:23:21,271 SALINAS: Yeah, George. - I want to bring someone in. 370 00:23:21,440 --> 00:23:23,591 Are you asking me, or are you telling me? 371 00:23:23,760 --> 00:23:26,514 Jackson had a guy who drafted all his memoranda. 372 00:23:26,680 --> 00:23:28,000 He's a bit of a savant. 373 00:23:28,480 --> 00:23:31,518 He paid him 500 a week. We can bill him out for that much an hour. 374 00:23:31,720 --> 00:23:33,712 [♪♪♪] 375 00:23:34,320 --> 00:23:36,312 [WELDING TORCH CRACKLING] 376 00:23:36,480 --> 00:23:38,517 [HAMMERS POUNDING] 377 00:23:43,880 --> 00:23:45,872 [MEN SHOUTING INDISTINCTLY] 378 00:24:06,640 --> 00:24:10,156 - Maya. It's Roman Israel. - Oh... 379 00:24:10,880 --> 00:24:12,234 Sorry to keep you waiting. 380 00:24:12,400 --> 00:24:14,517 I usually work off scheduled appointments. 381 00:24:14,720 --> 00:24:18,634 It's okay. I had some, uh, pretzels and soda from down there. 382 00:24:18,800 --> 00:24:20,359 That's fine. 383 00:24:20,560 --> 00:24:24,031 So Jeff tells me you work with William Henry Jackson. 384 00:24:24,200 --> 00:24:26,396 Yes, for 36 years. 385 00:24:26,560 --> 00:24:28,677 We are... We were partners. 386 00:24:28,840 --> 00:24:31,071 He was the public face of the firm. 387 00:24:31,280 --> 00:24:33,476 I was the man behind the curtain, so to speak. 388 00:24:33,640 --> 00:24:36,030 - How is he? - Unconscious several weeks now. 389 00:24:36,480 --> 00:24:38,199 I'm so sorry. 390 00:24:38,720 --> 00:24:42,600 - Well, come on in. - Oh... 391 00:24:50,480 --> 00:24:52,278 Um... 392 00:24:52,960 --> 00:24:56,749 I have no safeguard against unemployment. 393 00:24:56,920 --> 00:25:00,152 So William and Ronald... 394 00:25:00,320 --> 00:25:03,313 ...were old friends and associates, going back to Berkeley. 395 00:25:03,520 --> 00:25:04,795 Mm. Yeah, I'm aware. 396 00:25:04,960 --> 00:25:06,792 Ronnie mentions William in his book. 397 00:25:06,960 --> 00:25:09,919 Right. Yes, yes. I'd like to speak with him. 398 00:25:10,080 --> 00:25:12,720 Ron is at our headquarters in Washington. 399 00:25:13,160 --> 00:25:15,117 There something I could help you with? 400 00:25:16,240 --> 00:25:19,836 Oh, uh, well, um... 401 00:25:20,720 --> 00:25:22,916 ...first, notwithstanding... 402 00:25:23,120 --> 00:25:26,397 ...I don't know if I could do this much longer, progressive lawyering. 403 00:25:26,560 --> 00:25:29,632 You see, I'm not accustomed without William. 404 00:25:30,120 --> 00:25:34,319 The criminal side of our practice funded our policy and legal challenges... 405 00:25:34,480 --> 00:25:36,676 ...as in defendants' rights... 406 00:25:36,840 --> 00:25:38,718 ...prison conditions... 407 00:25:38,880 --> 00:25:41,600 ...and drafted attacks on state and federal criminal codes. 408 00:25:41,760 --> 00:25:44,594 If I was freed from criminal work, I can get back to my roots. 409 00:25:44,760 --> 00:25:47,195 The bigger battles, organized mass action... 410 00:25:47,360 --> 00:25:49,272 ...supported by sweeping legal challenges. 411 00:25:49,480 --> 00:25:51,676 With my skill... 412 00:25:51,840 --> 00:25:53,832 ...and, uh, experience... 413 00:25:54,000 --> 00:25:56,560 ...I'm quite certain I can get this organization... 414 00:25:56,720 --> 00:25:59,679 ...right back in line with its core beliefs. 415 00:26:00,160 --> 00:26:01,276 - This organization? - Yes. 416 00:26:01,440 --> 00:26:05,354 Yeah. I wasn't aware that we, um, had strayed. 417 00:26:05,840 --> 00:26:09,754 I'm not talking about nickel-and-dime reformism. I'm talking about... 418 00:26:09,960 --> 00:26:13,158 ...igniting a sustained mass movement, supported by rule change... 419 00:26:13,320 --> 00:26:15,391 ...and injunctive relief. 420 00:26:15,560 --> 00:26:19,349 And I could get results using class-action tactics. 421 00:26:19,520 --> 00:26:22,433 I'm talking about a return to using activist litigation... 422 00:26:22,640 --> 00:26:24,996 ...creatively, defensively, counter-offensively. 423 00:26:25,160 --> 00:26:27,629 I am very proud of what we've done here. 424 00:26:27,800 --> 00:26:31,476 I think we're making significant headway in many, many areas. 425 00:26:31,640 --> 00:26:34,030 Well, in my experience, that's... 426 00:26:34,200 --> 00:26:37,034 ...an excuse to feel good and to slack off. 427 00:26:37,240 --> 00:26:39,038 Oh? Who's slacking off? 428 00:26:43,640 --> 00:26:45,597 I attended Western State College of Law... 429 00:26:45,760 --> 00:26:49,276 ...at Argosy in Fullerton. Started the first student union there. 430 00:26:50,360 --> 00:26:51,794 Uh... 431 00:26:52,840 --> 00:26:55,833 I chose cause over ambition. 432 00:26:56,000 --> 00:26:59,994 I could've joined one of the big firms like the rest of them and been seduced. 433 00:27:00,160 --> 00:27:04,120 But I was inspired by Mr. Jackson. I went to work for him. You can... 434 00:27:04,720 --> 00:27:07,554 There's a detailed, uh, record of all of our victories. 435 00:27:07,720 --> 00:27:09,518 Civil-rights victories on there. 436 00:27:09,680 --> 00:27:11,751 As for my personal life, at a certain point... 437 00:27:11,920 --> 00:27:14,310 ...I had to decide whether to have a family or career. I couldn't do both. 438 00:27:14,480 --> 00:27:17,518 So I stayed on the front lines. Now, I'm offering... 439 00:27:19,880 --> 00:27:22,031 ...at this time... 440 00:27:23,160 --> 00:27:25,072 ...to work... 441 00:27:25,600 --> 00:27:27,557 ...exclusively... 442 00:27:28,000 --> 00:27:30,037 ...as your, um... 443 00:27:30,800 --> 00:27:32,996 ...long-haul, three-dimensional... 444 00:27:33,160 --> 00:27:34,833 ...revolutionary... 445 00:27:35,000 --> 00:27:36,832 ...in-house, uh... 446 00:27:38,040 --> 00:27:40,396 ...full-time, paid advocate. 447 00:27:47,760 --> 00:27:49,956 Mr. Israel, we're all volunteers here. 448 00:27:50,520 --> 00:27:55,549 Our few salaried staff work out of D. C. 449 00:27:56,200 --> 00:28:00,433 I'd go to interview, but I'm precluded for pecuniary reasons. 450 00:28:00,600 --> 00:28:04,389 Money of late's been a motivating factor in my life. 451 00:28:04,560 --> 00:28:06,119 Well... 452 00:28:06,440 --> 00:28:08,272 ...be that as it may... 453 00:28:08,440 --> 00:28:10,557 ...positions are filled. 454 00:28:13,080 --> 00:28:15,117 Look, I'm well worth having in this thing. 455 00:28:15,280 --> 00:28:17,351 I have no doubt of that. 456 00:28:17,520 --> 00:28:19,591 Because there's something to be fired up about. 457 00:28:19,800 --> 00:28:22,759 We are, believe me. 458 00:28:24,080 --> 00:28:26,800 Ah. Well, I'll, um... 459 00:28:29,080 --> 00:28:31,754 ...go through William's Rolodex. Thank you, uh... 460 00:28:33,280 --> 00:28:34,600 ...for your time. 461 00:28:38,040 --> 00:28:41,078 You know, if you're interested in volunteering... 462 00:28:41,280 --> 00:28:43,237 ...we're having a meeting next week. 463 00:28:43,400 --> 00:28:45,710 Uh, we could use someone with your legal expertise. 464 00:28:45,880 --> 00:28:49,874 - Perhaps you could give a talk. - I'd like that. Here's my card. 465 00:28:51,080 --> 00:28:53,993 I crossed out the office address. 466 00:28:54,160 --> 00:28:58,518 And I wrote my home address, so you can reach me via mail. 467 00:28:58,680 --> 00:29:00,034 I'll probably just text you. 468 00:29:00,200 --> 00:29:02,669 I can do that, I think. 469 00:29:03,080 --> 00:29:05,151 - Thank you. - Yeah. Thank you. 470 00:29:05,320 --> 00:29:06,674 Right on. 471 00:29:13,040 --> 00:29:15,032 What a freak. 472 00:29:15,200 --> 00:29:17,840 You stand on his shoulders. 473 00:29:18,280 --> 00:29:19,839 [♪♪♪] 474 00:29:27,640 --> 00:29:32,476 ROMAN: Good afternoon. Yeah, my name is Roman J. Israel, Esquire. 475 00:29:32,640 --> 00:29:34,632 Yeah, Israel. Yes. 476 00:29:34,800 --> 00:29:37,110 Yes, like the... Like... Yes, right, exactly. 477 00:29:37,280 --> 00:29:41,160 I'm an attorney, civil-rights attorney. I was inquiring about a possible job... 478 00:29:41,320 --> 00:29:42,674 Uh, yes, ma'am. 479 00:29:42,880 --> 00:29:44,633 Right, if I... If... 480 00:29:44,840 --> 00:29:47,071 Right, if I had a job, I wouldn't be calling you. 481 00:29:47,240 --> 00:29:49,391 That's why I'm calling. I don't have... Hello? 482 00:29:49,600 --> 00:29:53,594 - -C-K-S-O-N. And I'd like to speak to someone about any possible positions... 483 00:29:53,760 --> 00:29:55,080 Yeah, I'll reach out again. 484 00:29:55,240 --> 00:29:57,800 In case any jobs come up, I'd appreciate a call back. 485 00:29:57,960 --> 00:30:00,714 Yeah, good morning. My name is Roman J. Israel, Esquire. 486 00:30:00,880 --> 00:30:02,075 I can send you my résumé. 487 00:30:02,240 --> 00:30:04,960 I was with William Henry Jackson. I'm hoping to find out... 488 00:30:05,120 --> 00:30:07,077 ...if there's an employment opportunity... 489 00:30:07,280 --> 00:30:09,033 No, not the number that's crossed out. 490 00:30:09,240 --> 00:30:13,632 It's the number below the number that's crossed out. Yes, ma'am. Thank you. 491 00:30:15,200 --> 00:30:16,714 [PHONE RINGING] 492 00:30:20,440 --> 00:30:21,874 [PHONE BEEPS] 493 00:30:22,040 --> 00:30:23,599 WOMAN [OVER PHONE]: Um, Mr. Israel? 494 00:30:23,800 --> 00:30:26,599 George Pierce would like you in his office right away. 495 00:30:27,360 --> 00:30:29,750 The best thing to do is engage with the process. Otherwise, you feel powerless. 496 00:30:29,960 --> 00:30:30,996 [KNOCKING ON DOOR] 497 00:30:31,200 --> 00:30:32,634 Come on in. 498 00:30:33,400 --> 00:30:35,232 I'd like you to meet Felicity Ellerbee. 499 00:30:35,400 --> 00:30:37,392 - Felicity, this is Roman Israel. - Hi. 500 00:30:37,600 --> 00:30:39,956 He'll be working closely with me on this. Sit down. 501 00:30:40,120 --> 00:30:42,589 Roman's a terrific attorney. We're lucky to have him. 502 00:30:42,760 --> 00:30:45,275 Felicity's nephew Derrell was arrested two days ago... 503 00:30:45,440 --> 00:30:48,672 ...in connection with an armed robbery during which a clerk was killed. 504 00:30:48,840 --> 00:30:52,436 Derrell's been charged with assault, first-degree murder. 505 00:30:52,600 --> 00:30:55,593 It was his friend that was there with him. It wasn't Derrell. 506 00:30:55,760 --> 00:30:58,036 Derrell didn't know that he was going to do that. 507 00:30:58,200 --> 00:30:59,919 GEORGE: Of course. We completely understand. 508 00:31:00,080 --> 00:31:01,878 Derrell was not the shooter. 509 00:31:02,040 --> 00:31:05,670 It's our job to prove how uncomplicit he was in the actual murder. 510 00:31:05,880 --> 00:31:08,952 The way this will work is Roman's gonna be the point person. 511 00:31:09,120 --> 00:31:11,999 And you were very, very wise to retain private counsel. 512 00:31:12,160 --> 00:31:14,834 I'm not gonna lie to you, Derrell's got a mountain to climb. 513 00:31:15,000 --> 00:31:16,798 It's imperative he receives the best defense. 514 00:31:17,320 --> 00:31:19,357 I can promise you that's what he'll get here. 515 00:31:22,040 --> 00:31:24,635 - I had to mortgage my house. - Oh, I'm sorry. 516 00:31:24,800 --> 00:31:27,190 - I don't like lawyers. - Ha. Me either. 517 00:31:27,400 --> 00:31:28,720 I understand. 518 00:31:28,880 --> 00:31:31,270 If I don't get answers to my questions... 519 00:31:31,440 --> 00:31:33,033 ...if I don't see results... 520 00:31:33,240 --> 00:31:35,914 ...if I see padded shit popping up in my bill... 521 00:31:36,120 --> 00:31:38,271 ...I will fire your ass. 522 00:31:38,840 --> 00:31:40,672 I'm putting up my house. 523 00:31:40,840 --> 00:31:42,638 I understand. 524 00:31:44,840 --> 00:31:46,957 You always dress like that? 525 00:31:47,160 --> 00:31:49,117 Uh, well, uh... 526 00:31:49,840 --> 00:31:53,072 ...in lieu of wardrobe, I have a reputation as a dedicated advocate. 527 00:31:53,240 --> 00:31:55,232 Let me give you my card. If there's any questions... 528 00:31:55,400 --> 00:31:57,232 ...concerns, anything you want to talk about... 529 00:31:57,400 --> 00:31:59,995 ...free of charge, I'm here. I'm available for you. 530 00:32:00,160 --> 00:32:01,594 It's not the crossed-out number. 531 00:32:01,760 --> 00:32:04,400 It's the number above the crossed-out number. 532 00:32:04,560 --> 00:32:06,756 - What's "Esquire" mean? - Uh... 533 00:32:06,920 --> 00:32:09,310 It's a designation, uh... 534 00:32:09,480 --> 00:32:10,709 ...in the legal arena. 535 00:32:10,880 --> 00:32:12,792 It's like... 536 00:32:12,960 --> 00:32:14,394 ...a title of dignity. 537 00:32:14,560 --> 00:32:17,792 Slightly above "gentleman," below "knight." 538 00:32:18,240 --> 00:32:19,515 [♪♪♪] 539 00:32:19,720 --> 00:32:21,200 [RINGING] 540 00:32:23,760 --> 00:32:24,796 Yes. 541 00:32:26,080 --> 00:32:27,116 [KNOCKING ON DOOR] 542 00:32:27,320 --> 00:32:28,640 GEORGE: Come in. 543 00:32:29,080 --> 00:32:32,152 Roman, I'd like you to meet James Lee. Jim, this is Roman Israel. 544 00:32:32,320 --> 00:32:34,437 - He'll be working closely with me on this. - Hi. 545 00:32:34,640 --> 00:32:35,710 Please sit down, Roman. 546 00:32:36,640 --> 00:32:39,109 Roman's a terrific attorney. We're lucky to have him. 547 00:32:39,560 --> 00:32:42,758 Jim's wife Mari was cited last night for felony DUI hit and run... 548 00:32:42,920 --> 00:32:45,435 ...with added charges for reckless driving and injury. 549 00:32:45,600 --> 00:32:48,559 The way this will work is Roman's gonna be the point person. 550 00:32:48,720 --> 00:32:50,757 You were very wise to retain private counsel. 551 00:32:50,920 --> 00:32:54,311 Mari's... She's gonna need, and deserves, the best defense possible. 552 00:32:54,480 --> 00:32:56,870 We're gonna make sure she gets exactly that. 553 00:32:57,040 --> 00:32:59,555 [♪♪♪] 554 00:33:08,000 --> 00:33:09,957 From George. 555 00:33:11,280 --> 00:33:15,194 FRITZ: It's then, per the night manager, that Derrell's friend, Carter Johnson... 556 00:33:15,360 --> 00:33:18,080 - ...shoots the clerk twice in the head. - Okay. 557 00:33:18,240 --> 00:33:22,200 They empty the register, roughly $500, and then run into the alleyway... 558 00:33:22,360 --> 00:33:24,556 ...where Derrell is caught and Johnson escapes. 559 00:33:24,720 --> 00:33:27,394 Johnson is a shot caller with the Rollin 100. 560 00:33:27,560 --> 00:33:31,395 He's got four outstanding warrants, including two for prior shootings. 561 00:33:31,560 --> 00:33:34,120 - Now, your boy Derrell is... - Don't use "boy." 562 00:33:34,960 --> 00:33:38,795 Your client is seen entering the store on the outside camera... 563 00:33:38,960 --> 00:33:41,077 ...but the inside video wasn't working. 564 00:33:41,240 --> 00:33:45,519 The Armenian Community Council put up $100,000 for Johnson's arrest... 565 00:33:45,680 --> 00:33:47,717 ...for the clerk, who was Armenian. 566 00:33:48,120 --> 00:33:51,716 Your client Derrell has two priors going back four years. 567 00:33:51,920 --> 00:33:55,470 One for drug possession, marijuana, and the other for theft. 568 00:33:59,040 --> 00:34:00,793 CONNOR: I have a domestic-violence case. 569 00:34:00,960 --> 00:34:04,158 This guy assaulted the same woman six times, and she's swearing out... 570 00:34:04,320 --> 00:34:06,551 ...an affidavit for non-prosecution. 571 00:34:06,720 --> 00:34:09,235 - Have you heard of Tempura House? - No. What's that? 572 00:34:09,440 --> 00:34:11,796 SALINAS: It's a shelter for lightly battered women. Ha-ha-ha. 573 00:34:12,000 --> 00:34:13,320 Ha. That's funny. 574 00:34:13,480 --> 00:34:14,709 That's funny. 575 00:34:14,920 --> 00:34:16,639 [ROMAN LAUGHING] 576 00:34:19,200 --> 00:34:22,079 Turn on the light, they run like roaches. 577 00:34:24,320 --> 00:34:25,470 You work here? 578 00:34:25,920 --> 00:34:27,798 Yes, sir, I do. 579 00:34:28,640 --> 00:34:30,154 Jessie Salinas. 580 00:34:30,320 --> 00:34:32,437 Supervising attorney. 581 00:34:32,920 --> 00:34:35,480 Roman J. Israel. I'm the new guy. 582 00:34:36,280 --> 00:34:39,000 Did you just compare us to roaches? 583 00:34:40,680 --> 00:34:43,115 - There's no tiptoeing into this. CONNOR: We were blowing off steam. 584 00:34:43,280 --> 00:34:44,919 You're tourists. 585 00:34:51,400 --> 00:34:53,835 I'll see you around, Israel. 586 00:35:02,240 --> 00:35:04,835 Roman. 587 00:35:07,480 --> 00:35:08,596 Jesus. 588 00:35:09,240 --> 00:35:11,311 I heard about you today in the kitchen. 589 00:35:11,480 --> 00:35:13,597 Salinas is our number two. 590 00:35:13,760 --> 00:35:16,400 Not only that, you were schooling Sanchez in a crowded elevator? 591 00:35:16,560 --> 00:35:18,711 Heh, that man doesn't understand character evidence. 592 00:35:18,880 --> 00:35:20,155 Then find a quiet corner. 593 00:35:20,520 --> 00:35:22,876 I sent you an e-mail today to come to my office. 594 00:35:23,040 --> 00:35:26,875 I'm sorry, but when people send e-mails, they think it goes straight to your brain. 595 00:35:27,040 --> 00:35:31,000 You better take what I'm saying seriously, because I'm being very sincere with you. 596 00:35:31,160 --> 00:35:33,675 You knew what you were getting when you brought me in. 597 00:35:33,840 --> 00:35:35,911 Well, I thought you were functional. 598 00:35:36,080 --> 00:35:38,151 You brought me in to put your feet to the fire... 599 00:35:38,360 --> 00:35:41,353 ...because you're tired of treating low-income clients like dollar signs... 600 00:35:41,520 --> 00:35:43,671 ...and maybe you remember what it feels like to care. 601 00:35:43,840 --> 00:35:46,753 - That's what I think, George. - No, I hired you to make a buck. 602 00:35:46,920 --> 00:35:51,073 - Which is why I thought you took the job. - I need money. Heh. Badly, of course. 603 00:35:51,240 --> 00:35:53,436 But what I really need, George, is an ally. 604 00:35:54,200 --> 00:35:56,920 I've been waiting to meet someone of your high caliber. 605 00:35:57,080 --> 00:36:01,313 And, yes, I am selective. So, what I'm offering to you right out here now... 606 00:36:01,480 --> 00:36:05,315 ...is a chance to partner with me on a piece of groundbreaking litigation... 607 00:36:05,480 --> 00:36:08,120 ...I've been working on for over seven years now. 608 00:36:08,280 --> 00:36:10,078 Inside this case is arguably... 609 00:36:10,240 --> 00:36:13,074 ...the most important legal brief in modern legal history. 610 00:36:13,240 --> 00:36:17,120 A sweeping federal challenge that could yield nothing less... 611 00:36:17,320 --> 00:36:19,596 ...than a grand new era of social reform. 612 00:36:19,760 --> 00:36:22,639 And I say that with all due competence. 613 00:36:22,960 --> 00:36:25,600 The Constitution guarantees us a right to a fair trial... 614 00:36:25,760 --> 00:36:28,958 ...but there can't be fairness if 95 percent of cases never get heard. 615 00:36:29,160 --> 00:36:31,629 Criminal cases never get heard by a jury or a judge. 616 00:36:31,800 --> 00:36:35,635 I am building a wholly original class-action lawsuit... 617 00:36:35,800 --> 00:36:38,076 ...with over 3500 names, all former clients... 618 00:36:38,240 --> 00:36:40,596 ...aimed at the heart of plea-bargain reform. 619 00:36:40,800 --> 00:36:43,269 I'm talking about reforming a system where prosecutors... 620 00:36:43,440 --> 00:36:45,352 ...are trying to pull sentences out of their hat. 621 00:36:45,520 --> 00:36:47,876 Where guilt or innocence is being completely replaced... 622 00:36:48,040 --> 00:36:49,872 ...by fear of having your day in court. 623 00:36:50,040 --> 00:36:53,590 Where people are being forced, George, to plead guilty... 624 00:36:53,760 --> 00:36:57,754 ...under the threat of overly harsh and coercive sentences. 625 00:36:57,920 --> 00:37:01,800 It's a job for a legend, or someone who wants to be one. 626 00:37:03,160 --> 00:37:05,629 - Let me tell you about it. - No. Jesus, just stop. 627 00:37:06,400 --> 00:37:07,834 Roman, enough. 628 00:37:08,000 --> 00:37:10,231 Not speaking out... 629 00:37:11,280 --> 00:37:12,760 ...is ordinary. 630 00:37:12,920 --> 00:37:15,594 We're agents of change, George, each one of us. 631 00:37:15,760 --> 00:37:18,594 Now, I don't have the resources to finish this on my own. 632 00:37:18,760 --> 00:37:22,390 But with your assistance, I'm more than certain... 633 00:37:22,560 --> 00:37:25,314 ...that we can finish this and file it together. 634 00:37:25,480 --> 00:37:28,439 Partners on a landmark class-action suit... 635 00:37:28,640 --> 00:37:31,075 ...built on precedents and procedure... 636 00:37:31,240 --> 00:37:33,630 ...and actual proof, weight of proof. 637 00:37:33,800 --> 00:37:34,950 I'm sure of it, George. 638 00:37:35,520 --> 00:37:37,557 Look, do you want this job or not? Yes or no. 639 00:37:37,720 --> 00:37:40,030 - Yes. - Well, then, you stop harassing people. 640 00:37:40,920 --> 00:37:43,879 You stick to clients, you stick to memoranda only. That's it. 641 00:37:44,040 --> 00:37:45,599 Nothing else, under no conditions. 642 00:37:46,200 --> 00:37:49,318 Now, you have any more pressing opinions... 643 00:37:49,840 --> 00:37:51,399 ...you share them with me. 644 00:37:54,560 --> 00:37:56,791 Don't come in tomorrow without a suit. 645 00:38:05,800 --> 00:38:07,200 Okay. 646 00:38:14,840 --> 00:38:16,672 [ROMAN HUMMING] 647 00:38:24,520 --> 00:38:27,115 Driver's license, California Bar card, visitor ID. 648 00:38:27,320 --> 00:38:28,515 ROMAN: Yes. 649 00:38:28,680 --> 00:38:31,514 I'm here to see Derrell Ellerbee. 650 00:38:32,280 --> 00:38:33,555 How they treating you? 651 00:38:35,280 --> 00:38:38,318 - You need anything? - I need to get out of here. 652 00:38:38,720 --> 00:38:40,313 You understand the charges? 653 00:38:40,480 --> 00:38:42,995 Yup. They want to bury me. 654 00:38:43,160 --> 00:38:44,913 All right. From now on... 655 00:38:45,080 --> 00:38:47,879 ...everything we discuss will be confidential. 656 00:38:48,600 --> 00:38:50,034 I gotta be careful. 657 00:38:50,480 --> 00:38:53,439 - Is somebody threatening you? - Look, I didn't shoot that guy. 658 00:38:53,920 --> 00:38:56,355 Okay? I just went in. 659 00:38:56,560 --> 00:38:58,631 I didn't know what he was gonna do. 660 00:38:58,800 --> 00:39:02,510 - You gave a statement to the police. - Yeah, I asked for a lawyer. 661 00:39:02,680 --> 00:39:04,512 And before that... 662 00:39:04,680 --> 00:39:08,117 ...after they read you your rights, you continued to talk to the detective. 663 00:39:08,600 --> 00:39:10,080 They said you said... 664 00:39:10,520 --> 00:39:12,477 ...that you saw Carter Johnson with a gun. 665 00:39:13,160 --> 00:39:15,038 I didn't know he was gonna use it. 666 00:39:15,200 --> 00:39:17,476 Knowing he had a gun when you entered the store... 667 00:39:17,640 --> 00:39:19,597 ...that's aiding and abetting. 668 00:39:19,760 --> 00:39:21,513 Criteria for first-degree murder. 669 00:39:21,680 --> 00:39:25,674 CJ. CJ shot the clerk. 670 00:39:27,160 --> 00:39:28,276 All right? I saw it. 671 00:39:29,080 --> 00:39:32,073 - I'll testify if they let me out. - They're not gonna release you. 672 00:39:32,240 --> 00:39:34,880 Case is too strong, charges too severe. 673 00:39:35,040 --> 00:39:39,398 Now, we can talk to the DA. See what they'll offer for your testimony. 674 00:39:40,880 --> 00:39:42,519 Probation. 675 00:39:43,800 --> 00:39:45,792 Best you can hope for is a... 676 00:39:45,960 --> 00:39:49,032 ...possible reduction to second-degree murder. 677 00:39:49,280 --> 00:39:50,509 [DERRELL SIGHS] 678 00:39:53,280 --> 00:39:55,158 GUARD: Right over here. 679 00:39:55,320 --> 00:39:58,199 Have a seat if you're so scared, man. 680 00:39:59,560 --> 00:40:01,756 Look, I know where CJ's holed up. 681 00:40:03,960 --> 00:40:05,679 Plus testifying. 682 00:40:07,000 --> 00:40:08,992 What's that worth? 683 00:40:09,160 --> 00:40:10,799 Worth a lot. 684 00:40:10,960 --> 00:40:14,636 The two combined can carry significant weight. But you understand the risks? 685 00:40:14,800 --> 00:40:17,440 - What you're looking at? - Yeah. 686 00:40:17,640 --> 00:40:20,314 I gotta be transferred to protective custody first. 687 00:40:21,640 --> 00:40:23,438 This what you want to do? 688 00:40:24,560 --> 00:40:26,791 I don't want to... 689 00:40:26,960 --> 00:40:28,713 ...but I will. 690 00:40:29,840 --> 00:40:31,832 [♪♪♪] 691 00:40:34,880 --> 00:40:35,916 [KNOCKS] 692 00:40:40,160 --> 00:40:41,799 Hello? 693 00:40:42,040 --> 00:40:43,440 [PHONE RINGING] 694 00:40:52,160 --> 00:40:55,392 - No one's supposed to be in here. - Oh. Oh, I'm sorry. I'm... I'm... 695 00:40:55,560 --> 00:40:57,870 I'm an attorney here, and I was looking... 696 00:40:58,560 --> 00:41:01,280 ...for Mr. Pierce. I wanted to talk to him about this case. 697 00:41:01,440 --> 00:41:05,400 He's in depositions all day. Mr. Salinas is supervising attorney in his absence. 698 00:41:06,800 --> 00:41:09,759 - You'll have to leave. - I'm sorry. 699 00:41:11,480 --> 00:41:14,120 SALINAS: I don't know why they sent me this. I need more than this. 700 00:41:14,320 --> 00:41:16,710 WOMAN: That's all we got. SALINAS: I don't want the summary. 701 00:41:16,880 --> 00:41:19,270 - I want the full deposition here. - Okay. 702 00:41:19,440 --> 00:41:21,352 And what about tomorrow? What's my agenda? 703 00:41:21,520 --> 00:41:23,477 WOMAN: You're downtown all day. SALINAS: What is first? 704 00:41:23,640 --> 00:41:27,270 WOMAN: Mr. Rutner at 9 a. m. SALINAS: I don't want to meet with him. 705 00:41:27,480 --> 00:41:29,153 [DIALING] 706 00:41:29,600 --> 00:41:31,273 [LINE RINGING] 707 00:41:32,000 --> 00:41:33,719 [EXHALES] 708 00:41:39,000 --> 00:41:41,231 WOMAN: Hello? - Uh, hello. 709 00:41:41,400 --> 00:41:43,312 My name is Roman J. Israel, Esquire... 710 00:41:43,520 --> 00:41:46,194 ...from the law offices of George Pierce. 711 00:41:46,360 --> 00:41:48,511 I represent Derrell Ellerbee. 712 00:41:48,680 --> 00:41:51,798 I'd like to speak to ADA Kate Becker. 713 00:41:51,960 --> 00:41:53,553 KATE: Speaking. 714 00:41:54,880 --> 00:41:57,952 Oh. Oh, okay. Uh, sorry. 715 00:41:58,160 --> 00:41:59,389 - Uh, hi. - Hi. 716 00:41:59,560 --> 00:42:02,678 My client, Mr. Derrell Ellerbee... 717 00:42:02,840 --> 00:42:06,470 ...is interested in discussing a deal. 718 00:42:06,640 --> 00:42:08,996 I have 40 open cases, so refresh me. 719 00:42:09,160 --> 00:42:10,594 Right. Uh, uh, uh... 720 00:42:11,320 --> 00:42:13,915 Convenience-store shooting. Um... 721 00:42:14,080 --> 00:42:17,710 An Armenian man was killed, and, uh, there's a reward offered? 722 00:42:18,040 --> 00:42:19,554 Mm-hm. Okay, I have it. 723 00:42:19,760 --> 00:42:20,830 The shooter... 724 00:42:21,800 --> 00:42:24,520 ...in this case, is a fugitive... 725 00:42:24,680 --> 00:42:26,160 ...Carter Johnson. 726 00:42:26,320 --> 00:42:30,917 My client may know his whereabouts and might be willing to testify. 727 00:42:31,480 --> 00:42:33,915 - He'll deliver on that? - Well, that depends. 728 00:42:34,080 --> 00:42:38,074 If you waive all objections and appeal, and he's willing to cooperate... 729 00:42:38,280 --> 00:42:40,078 ...we'll drop the assault and kidnapping. 730 00:42:40,280 --> 00:42:43,796 And we'll reduce murder one to manslaughter, voluntary, 10 years. 731 00:42:43,960 --> 00:42:45,599 Involuntary, three to five. 732 00:42:45,760 --> 00:42:48,832 No, a 21-year-old clerk was killed in the commission of a robbery. 733 00:42:49,040 --> 00:42:50,269 It won't happen. 734 00:42:50,440 --> 00:42:54,912 Well, my client is giving you the whole case at a great risk to himself. 735 00:42:55,080 --> 00:42:57,436 - Let's discuss mitigating circumstances. - Let's not. 736 00:42:57,600 --> 00:43:00,911 Voluntary manslaughter, 10 years. It's a good deal. 737 00:43:01,520 --> 00:43:03,159 It's an enema of sunshine. 738 00:43:03,520 --> 00:43:04,920 I don't have time for this. 739 00:43:05,080 --> 00:43:07,231 Well, I'm sorry for taking a nanosecond... 740 00:43:07,400 --> 00:43:09,915 ...off of your assembly-line, rubber-stamp existence. 741 00:43:10,080 --> 00:43:12,072 The People withdraw their offer. 742 00:43:12,240 --> 00:43:14,994 I don't care what the... Hello? 743 00:43:15,160 --> 00:43:17,152 [DIAL TONE] 744 00:43:17,600 --> 00:43:19,114 [♪♪♪] 745 00:43:39,200 --> 00:43:40,919 Hi. 746 00:43:42,080 --> 00:43:43,833 - Hi. MAYA: Hey. 747 00:43:44,000 --> 00:43:46,231 You didn't want to park closer? There are spaces. 748 00:43:46,400 --> 00:43:48,596 No, I don't have a car. 749 00:43:48,760 --> 00:43:50,433 Wow, that's gotta be tough in L. A. 750 00:43:50,600 --> 00:43:53,479 I've always imagined life with one. 751 00:43:53,640 --> 00:43:55,950 - Thanks for doing this. - Oh, you're welcome. 752 00:43:56,120 --> 00:44:01,070 Public speaking is something I'm usually encouraged to avoid. 753 00:44:02,600 --> 00:44:05,240 MAYA: So in anticipation of Tuesday's protest... 754 00:44:05,400 --> 00:44:08,313 ...I've invited attorney... 755 00:44:08,480 --> 00:44:10,551 ...Roman Israel... 756 00:44:11,000 --> 00:44:14,755 ...to talk about our rights and what to expect if you are arrested. 757 00:44:15,160 --> 00:44:16,310 Roman. 758 00:44:16,480 --> 00:44:17,516 Thank you. 759 00:44:17,720 --> 00:44:19,598 [CLEARS THROAT] 760 00:44:23,560 --> 00:44:25,472 All right. Uh... 761 00:44:25,760 --> 00:44:26,955 [CHUCKLES] 762 00:44:27,160 --> 00:44:29,550 Back to my beginnings. 763 00:44:30,200 --> 00:44:33,716 It, uh, feels good. 764 00:44:36,440 --> 00:44:40,354 Hell, that was 40 years ago. So here we go. We're gonna... 765 00:44:40,760 --> 00:44:42,592 We're gonna rap... I don't mean hip-hop. 766 00:44:42,800 --> 00:44:44,280 [SCATTERED CHUCKLING] 767 00:44:45,160 --> 00:44:48,836 ...a little while about some good old-fashioned... 768 00:44:49,520 --> 00:44:52,991 ...grassroots, in-your-face protesting. 769 00:44:54,360 --> 00:44:57,637 The time has come to put social revolution... 770 00:44:58,240 --> 00:45:01,278 ...squarely back on the agenda... 771 00:45:01,640 --> 00:45:03,279 ...where it belongs. 772 00:45:04,400 --> 00:45:06,073 Look at you. 773 00:45:06,920 --> 00:45:08,320 [♪♪♪] 774 00:45:09,160 --> 00:45:11,152 Just like I was. 775 00:45:12,320 --> 00:45:17,031 Just starting out your fight against the... 776 00:45:17,800 --> 00:45:20,315 ...dominant tendencies of our society. 777 00:45:20,480 --> 00:45:21,914 Well... 778 00:45:22,400 --> 00:45:24,869 ...you better get ready for the commitment it takes... 779 00:45:25,040 --> 00:45:27,509 ...to lead a resistant lifestyle. 780 00:45:27,680 --> 00:45:29,558 You better start forging... 781 00:45:29,720 --> 00:45:32,997 ...the armor to withstand the temptation... 782 00:45:33,160 --> 00:45:36,392 ...and the financial and emotional toll. 783 00:45:36,920 --> 00:45:39,071 Because when it comes to social injustice... 784 00:45:39,240 --> 00:45:41,232 ...and judicial indifference... 785 00:45:41,400 --> 00:45:43,278 ...and institutional racism... 786 00:45:43,440 --> 00:45:45,272 ...and outright goddamn greed... 787 00:45:45,440 --> 00:45:49,593 ...the overwhelming majority of the people in this countryjust don't give a damn. 788 00:45:49,760 --> 00:45:51,717 MAN 1: That's right. MAN 2: That's right. 789 00:45:52,240 --> 00:45:54,550 Civil or uncivil disobedience. 790 00:45:54,720 --> 00:45:57,758 The First Amendment to protect your right to freedom of speech... 791 00:45:57,920 --> 00:46:02,039 ...as long as you don't incite violence or law-breaking. 792 00:46:02,200 --> 00:46:04,635 There will be people that get caught up in the march. 793 00:46:04,800 --> 00:46:07,156 They're gonna vandalize. Sorry. Excuse me. 794 00:46:07,320 --> 00:46:08,640 I see two sisters standing. 795 00:46:09,320 --> 00:46:11,789 Why are the sisters standing and the brothers sitting? 796 00:46:13,120 --> 00:46:14,634 If we want to sit, we can ask. 797 00:46:14,800 --> 00:46:16,996 You ladies gotta speak up for yourselves. 798 00:46:17,160 --> 00:46:18,879 This ain't 40 years ago. 799 00:46:19,400 --> 00:46:22,791 There's no statute of limitations on chivalry. 800 00:46:22,960 --> 00:46:25,600 - That's gendered and sexist. - And polite. 801 00:46:25,800 --> 00:46:27,871 - And patronizing. - And polite. 802 00:46:28,320 --> 00:46:29,879 What kind of law do you practice? 803 00:46:32,840 --> 00:46:35,833 I'm a criminal-defense attorney. 804 00:46:36,000 --> 00:46:38,117 Ever represent domestic-violence defendants? 805 00:46:38,280 --> 00:46:39,475 Many times. 806 00:46:39,880 --> 00:46:42,031 - Knowing that they're guilty? - Meaning what? 807 00:46:42,200 --> 00:46:43,680 Meaning you have a choice. 808 00:46:43,840 --> 00:46:46,833 Watch it. Someday you may need the Sixth Amendment. 809 00:46:47,000 --> 00:46:48,354 Oh, that's lawyer talk. 810 00:46:49,520 --> 00:46:52,718 Oh, I see. So we got a Sarah Lawrence soul sister in the band. 811 00:46:53,120 --> 00:46:55,794 - Ha-ha. I'm not your sister, asshole. - Oh, whoa, whoa. 812 00:46:56,040 --> 00:46:58,475 - I'm not an asshole, sister. - Hey, fuck you, brother. 813 00:46:58,640 --> 00:46:59,756 [AUDIENCE CLAMORING] 814 00:47:00,160 --> 00:47:02,629 Settle down, okay? Thank you, Roman. 815 00:47:02,840 --> 00:47:04,957 - Okay. - Did you bring something to help? 816 00:47:06,840 --> 00:47:08,274 MAYA: Roman. 817 00:47:08,440 --> 00:47:09,954 Roman. 818 00:47:12,640 --> 00:47:15,075 I feel like I need to apologize for that. 819 00:47:15,240 --> 00:47:17,118 You don't. It's my fault. I say things. 820 00:47:17,280 --> 00:47:19,511 - Are you okay? - No, I... Yeah, it's okay. 821 00:47:20,160 --> 00:47:21,480 It just got out of hand. 822 00:47:21,640 --> 00:47:24,553 My meanings seem to obfuscate more than clarify. 823 00:47:24,720 --> 00:47:26,996 I mean, that's what the discourse is. 824 00:47:27,160 --> 00:47:29,038 - It's changed over the years. - Right. 825 00:47:29,240 --> 00:47:30,560 - It's what we talked about. - You did. 826 00:47:30,720 --> 00:47:34,191 - That's a lot of what this is about. - I just can't seem to remove myself... 827 00:47:34,360 --> 00:47:37,398 ...from what's happened in my life. I... 828 00:47:38,120 --> 00:47:39,679 This is where we are, the way the world is. 829 00:47:39,840 --> 00:47:43,356 And I didn't even want to come out. The nuns said I was a forceps baby. 830 00:47:44,680 --> 00:47:46,911 - Me too. - Yeah? 831 00:47:47,080 --> 00:47:48,434 - No. - No? 832 00:47:48,600 --> 00:47:50,432 Heh-heh. No. 833 00:47:52,040 --> 00:47:54,032 [♪♪♪] 834 00:48:03,560 --> 00:48:05,153 MAYA: Is he okay? 835 00:48:06,080 --> 00:48:08,276 - I don't feel anything. - Check his neck. 836 00:48:13,080 --> 00:48:14,753 ROMAN: No. 837 00:48:21,000 --> 00:48:22,229 [POLICE SIREN CHIRPS] 838 00:48:30,360 --> 00:48:31,510 What happened? 839 00:48:32,200 --> 00:48:35,989 - We just found him. I think he's dead. HUNT: All right, don't touch anything. 840 00:48:37,160 --> 00:48:39,959 WALLACE: Man down, black male, 60 years of age. 841 00:48:40,120 --> 00:48:42,999 Not responding. Request RA. 842 00:48:44,000 --> 00:48:46,037 - What did I just say? - He doesn't have ID. 843 00:48:46,200 --> 00:48:48,192 - What did you put in there? - My card. 844 00:48:48,400 --> 00:48:50,119 Take it out. 845 00:48:50,320 --> 00:48:51,913 Well, without ID... 846 00:48:52,080 --> 00:48:54,720 ...he'll get cremated and mixed up with 1000 other homeless people. 847 00:48:54,880 --> 00:48:56,394 Take it out. 848 00:48:56,920 --> 00:48:59,640 It's just my name and number for the coroner to call me. 849 00:48:59,800 --> 00:49:01,917 - Did you hear my partner? MAYA: Okay. 850 00:49:02,560 --> 00:49:04,791 - Do what they say. - I want to pay for the burial. 851 00:49:05,000 --> 00:49:07,390 - I'm not telling you again. - I won't let him get swallowed up. 852 00:49:07,560 --> 00:49:09,517 I won't let him disappear, completely forgotten. 853 00:49:09,680 --> 00:49:11,353 He most certainly was somebody. 854 00:49:12,440 --> 00:49:14,113 [MAN COUGHING] 855 00:49:30,520 --> 00:49:34,116 DISPATCHER [OVER RADIO]: All units. Possible 187. Suspect there now. 856 00:49:34,320 --> 00:49:36,630 Western and Third at Chinatown Express. 857 00:49:36,800 --> 00:49:39,599 Suspects are two male Hispanics. Number one, large build... 858 00:49:39,760 --> 00:49:41,353 I'm sorry. 859 00:49:42,560 --> 00:49:45,632 - What? That was unbelievable. - I thought he had no pulse. 860 00:49:45,800 --> 00:49:47,792 - No one does that. - Yeah, for good reason. 861 00:49:48,640 --> 00:49:50,199 [CELL PHONE RINGING] 862 00:49:52,040 --> 00:49:53,997 Hey. Yeah, I stepped out. 863 00:49:54,160 --> 00:49:56,675 I'll be right back. 864 00:49:58,040 --> 00:50:00,077 - I have to get back. - Yeah. Okay. 865 00:50:01,960 --> 00:50:05,032 - I'm gonna call you. - Yeah, thank you. Me too. 866 00:50:05,200 --> 00:50:07,795 [♪♪♪] 867 00:50:28,840 --> 00:50:30,479 We have a problem. 868 00:50:31,320 --> 00:50:32,310 [KNOCKING ON DOOR] 869 00:50:32,520 --> 00:50:34,079 Come in. 870 00:50:36,040 --> 00:50:37,759 Close the door. 871 00:50:42,840 --> 00:50:45,230 Where did you get the idea you could try and negotiate a plea? 872 00:50:45,680 --> 00:50:47,637 Who told you you could do that? 873 00:50:47,800 --> 00:50:50,679 To just ignore what I emphatically told you? 874 00:50:51,360 --> 00:50:54,797 Derrell Ellerbee was stabbed and killed this morning in general lockup. 875 00:50:54,960 --> 00:50:57,839 His aunt told me that Derrell requested protective custody last night... 876 00:50:58,000 --> 00:50:59,912 ...but was delayed because the prosecutor said... 877 00:51:00,080 --> 00:51:02,436 ...you pissed on her deal, Roman. 878 00:51:02,600 --> 00:51:05,752 That offer should, by law, have been presented to the client, which it was not. 879 00:51:05,920 --> 00:51:08,435 As of now, you've exposed us to a malpractice suit... 880 00:51:08,600 --> 00:51:11,354 ...Roman, I would kill to be on the other side of. 881 00:51:11,520 --> 00:51:16,151 You've had difficulty comprehending my meaning, so I'll be very, very clear. 882 00:51:16,320 --> 00:51:19,040 As much as I wanna fire you, I can't, as that could be construed... 883 00:51:19,200 --> 00:51:23,080 ...as acknowledgment of wrongdoing. So I'm gonna retain you, Roman. 884 00:51:23,760 --> 00:51:26,594 I'm gonna retain you, and then I'm gonna fire you. 885 00:51:26,760 --> 00:51:28,592 If you attempt to quit or you stop coming in... 886 00:51:28,760 --> 00:51:30,797 ...I swear to God, I'll hit you with a motion to recoup damages... 887 00:51:30,960 --> 00:51:32,633 ...and I'll have you disbarred. 888 00:51:34,360 --> 00:51:36,113 We're done here. 889 00:51:44,800 --> 00:51:46,154 [DOOR CLOSES] 890 00:51:52,280 --> 00:51:53,919 [MAN PANTING] 891 00:51:58,840 --> 00:52:00,194 Yo, hey, man. Hey. 892 00:52:00,360 --> 00:52:03,671 Yo, man, I'm sorry to bother you, man, but... 893 00:52:03,840 --> 00:52:05,638 Maybe you can help me out with money or some... 894 00:52:05,800 --> 00:52:08,190 I mean, anything. Look, you see where I'm at, man. 895 00:52:08,360 --> 00:52:10,317 All right. Slow down, slow down, slow down. 896 00:52:10,520 --> 00:52:11,874 Okay, man. I'm sorry. 897 00:52:12,040 --> 00:52:14,874 Look, I appreciate it, man. Look, I know it's late. 898 00:52:15,040 --> 00:52:18,636 - I appreciate you helping me. Cool, man. - Here's a couple tickets for the mission. 899 00:52:19,680 --> 00:52:21,273 Give me the iPod, man! 900 00:52:21,480 --> 00:52:23,073 [BOTH GRUNTING] 901 00:52:24,520 --> 00:52:26,637 - Give it to me. Come on. - Get off me. 902 00:52:27,280 --> 00:52:28,839 - The iPod! - I don't have any money! 903 00:52:29,040 --> 00:52:30,713 - Come on! - You got the wrong guy! 904 00:52:30,880 --> 00:52:33,520 You got the wrong guy! 905 00:52:33,720 --> 00:52:35,279 [ROMAN SCREAMS] 906 00:52:47,960 --> 00:52:50,270 You got the wrong guy. 907 00:52:50,640 --> 00:52:52,632 [HELICOPTER WHIRRING OVERHEAD] 908 00:52:53,560 --> 00:52:55,916 [DOOR OPENS THEN CLOSES] 909 00:53:11,840 --> 00:53:13,832 [HAMMERS POUNDING] 910 00:53:17,480 --> 00:53:19,472 [METAL CLANGS] 911 00:53:25,360 --> 00:53:26,794 What? 912 00:53:31,560 --> 00:53:32,914 What? 913 00:53:34,800 --> 00:53:35,995 [FUNK MUSIC PLAYING ON IPOD] 914 00:53:36,160 --> 00:53:40,712 ♪ Lord knows I meant no wrong ♪ 915 00:53:40,920 --> 00:53:43,879 ♪ Lord knows I meant no wrong ♪ 916 00:53:44,080 --> 00:53:45,639 ♪ Then the devil sang ♪ 917 00:53:45,840 --> 00:53:49,720 ♪ "Would you like to dance with me? We're doin' the cosmic slop ♪ 918 00:53:50,520 --> 00:53:54,753 ♪ Would you like to dance with me? We're doin' the cosmic slop ♪ 919 00:53:55,440 --> 00:53:59,639 ♪ Would you like to dance with me? We're doin' the cosmic slop" ♪♪ 920 00:54:17,960 --> 00:54:19,360 [TAPS ON GLASS] 921 00:54:20,400 --> 00:54:21,470 Well, well. 922 00:54:22,600 --> 00:54:25,752 Come over and sit. He'll be glad you're here. 923 00:54:25,920 --> 00:54:29,391 - He's awake? - No, but I believe somewhere he knows. 924 00:54:30,440 --> 00:54:33,080 He was so very fond of you. 925 00:54:34,680 --> 00:54:36,080 He looks a lot worse. 926 00:54:36,240 --> 00:54:38,072 It won't be long now. 927 00:54:38,240 --> 00:54:41,870 Last ripple of a mighty wave washed ashore here. 928 00:54:42,200 --> 00:54:44,237 And left us high and dry. 929 00:54:44,400 --> 00:54:47,393 No, he didn't leave us. He'll never leave us. 930 00:54:48,280 --> 00:54:52,320 I thought it was built on good ground... 931 00:54:53,160 --> 00:54:55,675 - ...but there's nothing under it. - Roman, what's wrong? 932 00:54:57,560 --> 00:54:59,836 You're too near me to hear me. 933 00:55:00,480 --> 00:55:02,199 Can't you see? It's clear as crystal. 934 00:55:02,400 --> 00:55:04,471 - What? - We filed the wrong brief... 935 00:55:04,640 --> 00:55:08,316 - ...in the wrong court to the wrong judge. - What are you talking about? 936 00:55:08,480 --> 00:55:10,790 A world where everyone's feelings are reciprocated. 937 00:55:10,960 --> 00:55:14,271 The capacity for everyone to contribute. Come on. 938 00:55:14,440 --> 00:55:15,840 [♪♪♪] 939 00:55:16,320 --> 00:55:18,755 Freedom is something you can only give yourself. 940 00:55:18,960 --> 00:55:20,440 That's nothing he agreed with. 941 00:55:20,600 --> 00:55:24,116 I don't have any time anymore. I don't have time to waste. 942 00:55:24,280 --> 00:55:25,839 Trying to... 943 00:55:26,400 --> 00:55:29,711 ...tell people not to sleep so tight. 944 00:55:29,880 --> 00:55:32,440 Telling people to turn around. Toward what? 945 00:55:32,960 --> 00:55:34,633 Roman, sit down. 946 00:55:34,800 --> 00:55:37,110 There's no need anymore. 947 00:55:37,280 --> 00:55:40,034 The incapacity ceases with... 948 00:55:40,200 --> 00:55:41,953 ...the cause that produces it. 949 00:55:42,120 --> 00:55:43,554 Roman, he can hear you. 950 00:55:43,720 --> 00:55:46,076 Well, that's what I came to say. 951 00:55:46,520 --> 00:55:48,352 Anyway, he... 952 00:55:54,160 --> 00:55:55,514 Anyway, he's gone, so... 953 00:55:59,080 --> 00:56:00,639 What he fought for... 954 00:56:00,800 --> 00:56:03,713 ...what he takes with him, that lasts forever. 955 00:56:03,920 --> 00:56:05,639 Eroding as it was conceived. 956 00:56:06,000 --> 00:56:08,435 What is wrong with you? 957 00:56:09,720 --> 00:56:11,393 You know, there's a shop by the ocean... 958 00:56:11,560 --> 00:56:13,517 ...that makes maple-glazed turkey-bacon doughnuts. 959 00:56:13,720 --> 00:56:15,359 People sit under palm trees and eat them... 960 00:56:15,520 --> 00:56:17,398 ...while the breezes are blowing and the dolphins are playing. 961 00:56:17,600 --> 00:56:19,239 I'm gonna go there. 962 00:56:19,880 --> 00:56:21,360 Roman, all right, sit down. 963 00:56:21,560 --> 00:56:24,519 - No. I'm gonna get one. - No, no, sit down. 964 00:56:24,680 --> 00:56:26,319 Roman. 965 00:56:27,160 --> 00:56:28,196 Roman. 966 00:56:56,360 --> 00:56:57,874 [♪♪♪] 967 00:57:14,600 --> 00:57:16,592 [INDISTINCT CHATTER] 968 00:57:50,320 --> 00:57:51,834 [LINE RINGING] 969 00:57:52,360 --> 00:57:53,476 MAN: Hello? 970 00:57:53,640 --> 00:57:58,635 Hello. I'm calling in... In reference to the, uh, deceased store clerk. 971 00:57:58,800 --> 00:58:00,553 I'm sorry? 972 00:58:01,240 --> 00:58:03,391 The... Oh, I'm sorry. I'm calling in reference... 973 00:58:03,560 --> 00:58:06,598 ...to the... The shooter of the deceased store clerk. 974 00:58:06,760 --> 00:58:08,592 Hold on a sec. 975 00:58:10,440 --> 00:58:12,397 [MAN SPEAKS IN ARMENIAN] 976 00:58:13,520 --> 00:58:14,556 Yes, can I help you? 977 00:58:15,080 --> 00:58:16,992 Yes, the... 978 00:58:17,680 --> 00:58:20,070 The man who did it, I know where he is. 979 00:58:20,240 --> 00:58:23,199 - I'm ready. - Um... 980 00:58:23,520 --> 00:58:26,354 Well, I'm calling about the reward, the $100,000? 981 00:58:27,240 --> 00:58:30,278 You know the name of the suspect? We've had a lot of false leads. 982 00:58:30,480 --> 00:58:32,199 Carter T. Johnson. 983 00:58:35,320 --> 00:58:36,800 Where is he? 984 00:58:36,960 --> 00:58:40,954 Well, the man who did it, uh, I have an address. 985 00:58:41,160 --> 00:58:43,391 The clerk was my nephew. 986 00:58:43,920 --> 00:58:47,277 Listen, I'm not comfortable, uh... 987 00:58:47,440 --> 00:58:50,717 ...identifying myself. I have a mechanism to collect... 988 00:58:50,920 --> 00:58:53,913 ...which, um, protects who I am. 989 00:58:54,080 --> 00:58:55,753 You could just say where he is. 990 00:58:55,920 --> 00:58:57,195 Civic duty. 991 00:58:57,360 --> 00:58:59,238 Basic human dignity. 992 00:58:59,400 --> 00:59:01,357 Look, this is an achievement for me, okay? 993 00:59:01,520 --> 00:59:03,477 Not an inherent state of my existence. 994 00:59:03,680 --> 00:59:07,833 I want the money in cash as soon as he's arrested, $100,000. 995 00:59:08,000 --> 00:59:09,434 Can't do cash. 996 00:59:09,600 --> 00:59:11,080 Too risky. 997 00:59:11,240 --> 00:59:12,833 I'm the one taking the risk. 998 00:59:13,000 --> 00:59:15,993 It's gotta be cash. That's the way it is. 999 00:59:17,240 --> 00:59:18,913 Okay. Fine. 1000 00:59:19,800 --> 00:59:22,759 I don't care who you are. I just want the bastards caught. 1001 00:59:22,920 --> 00:59:24,593 Okay. Okay. 1002 00:59:24,760 --> 00:59:26,353 The reward stands. 1003 00:59:26,520 --> 00:59:28,352 - Okay. - Information leading to an arrest. 1004 00:59:28,520 --> 00:59:30,477 - Okay. - You want cash, I'll do cash. 1005 00:59:31,880 --> 00:59:33,837 Give me the information. 1006 00:59:37,200 --> 00:59:38,873 [THUNDER RUMBLING] 1007 00:59:39,040 --> 00:59:41,032 [MARVIN GAYE'S "TROUBLE MAN" PLAYING] 1008 00:59:52,040 --> 00:59:55,238 ♪ I come up hard, baby ♪ 1009 00:59:55,480 --> 00:59:56,880 ♪ But now I'm cool ♪ 1010 00:59:57,720 --> 00:59:59,632 ♪ I didn't make it, sugar ♪ 1011 00:59:59,840 --> 01:00:01,513 ♪ Playin' by the rules ♪ 1012 01:00:02,240 --> 01:00:04,232 ♪ I come up hard, baby ♪ 1013 01:00:04,440 --> 01:00:05,920 ♪ But now I'm fine ♪ 1014 01:00:06,880 --> 01:00:08,678 ♪ I'm checkin' trouble, sugar ♪ 1015 01:00:08,880 --> 01:00:10,712 ♪ Movin' down the line ♪ 1016 01:00:11,200 --> 01:00:12,839 ♪ I come up hard, baby ♪ 1017 01:00:13,080 --> 01:00:15,390 ♪ But that's okay ♪ 1018 01:00:15,600 --> 01:00:19,480 ♪ 'Cause Trouble Man Don't get in my way ♪ 1019 01:00:20,960 --> 01:00:22,838 ♪ I know some places And I've seen some faces ♪ 1020 01:00:23,000 --> 01:00:24,992 ♪ I've got good connections They dig my directions ♪ 1021 01:00:25,160 --> 01:00:28,198 ♪ What people say, that's okay They don't bother me ♪ 1022 01:00:29,240 --> 01:00:31,709 ♪ I'm ready to make it Don't care 'bout the weather ♪ 1023 01:00:31,880 --> 01:00:34,679 ♪ Don't care 'bout no trouble Got myself together ♪ 1024 01:00:34,840 --> 01:00:37,560 ♪ I feel a kind of protection That's all around me ♪ 1025 01:00:37,760 --> 01:00:40,480 ♪ I come up hard, baby ♪ 1026 01:00:42,320 --> 01:00:44,960 ♪ I've been for real, baby ♪ 1027 01:00:46,920 --> 01:00:48,832 ♪ Gonna keep movin' ♪ 1028 01:00:49,080 --> 01:00:50,753 ♪ Gonna go to town ♪ 1029 01:00:51,280 --> 01:00:55,513 ♪ I come up hard I come up, gettin' down ♪ 1030 01:00:56,160 --> 01:00:58,231 ♪ There's only three things ♪ 1031 01:00:58,440 --> 01:01:00,033 ♪ That's for sure ♪ 1032 01:01:00,240 --> 01:01:03,119 ♪ Taxes, death and trouble ♪ 1033 01:01:05,160 --> 01:01:08,198 ♪ This I know, baby ♪ 1034 01:01:09,640 --> 01:01:12,280 ♪ This I know, sugar ♪ 1035 01:01:12,480 --> 01:01:15,951 ♪ Girl, I ain't gonna Let it sweat me, baby ♪ 1036 01:01:21,960 --> 01:01:23,553 [MAN SPEAKING INDISTINCTLY] 1037 01:01:31,480 --> 01:01:36,157 ♪ It's got me singin' Yeah, yeah ♪♪ 1038 01:02:25,560 --> 01:02:27,552 [JIMMY CASTOR BUNCH'S "IT'S JUST BEGUN" PLAYING] 1039 01:02:33,600 --> 01:02:34,750 ♪ Watch me now ♪ 1040 01:02:35,640 --> 01:02:37,154 ♪ Feel the groove ♪ 1041 01:02:37,720 --> 01:02:41,031 ♪ Into something Gonna make you move ♪ 1042 01:02:50,000 --> 01:02:51,400 ♪ Here we come ♪ 1043 01:02:52,000 --> 01:02:53,514 ♪ On the run ♪ 1044 01:02:54,120 --> 01:02:57,431 ♪ Don't know what We're runnin' from ♪ 1045 01:03:12,520 --> 01:03:13,749 ♪ Day or night ♪ 1046 01:03:14,640 --> 01:03:15,790 ♪ Black or white ♪ 1047 01:03:16,720 --> 01:03:19,633 ♪ Dance or sing You gotta do your thing ♪ 1048 01:03:20,480 --> 01:03:22,233 ♪ You gotta do your thing ♪ 1049 01:03:22,480 --> 01:03:24,756 ♪ You gotta do your thing ♪ 1050 01:03:24,960 --> 01:03:27,111 - You guys have a good day. - Have a good one. 1051 01:03:27,880 --> 01:03:30,395 - Good morning. - Morning. Yes, it is. Good morning. 1052 01:03:30,560 --> 01:03:33,473 Get three of your turkey-bacon maple-glazed doughnuts, please. 1053 01:03:33,640 --> 01:03:36,519 Three turkey-bacon maple. Something to drink with that? 1054 01:03:36,680 --> 01:03:40,594 Yes, the hibiscus-pomegranate cooler. 1055 01:03:41,120 --> 01:03:43,032 Hibiscus-pomegranate cooler. 1056 01:03:44,720 --> 01:03:46,279 Twelve dollars on the nose. 1057 01:03:46,440 --> 01:03:47,920 Can you break 100? 1058 01:03:48,080 --> 01:03:49,434 Of course. 1059 01:03:56,560 --> 01:03:58,358 Eighty-eight back to you. 1060 01:03:58,560 --> 01:04:00,870 - Keep the change. - Hey, thanks. 1061 01:04:03,400 --> 01:04:04,834 [♪♪♪] 1062 01:04:26,280 --> 01:04:29,034 - Those fit? - Yeah. Yeah. 1063 01:04:29,200 --> 01:04:32,079 - You think so? - Trust me. 1064 01:04:32,240 --> 01:04:34,391 Can I get you anything else today, sir? 1065 01:04:34,560 --> 01:04:35,994 A suit. 1066 01:04:36,160 --> 01:04:37,196 Suits. 1067 01:04:37,360 --> 01:04:39,431 Heh. Now we're talking. 1068 01:04:44,200 --> 01:04:48,319 MAN: Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel. Good afternoon. How may I help you? 1069 01:04:48,480 --> 01:04:49,834 Welcome, sir. Checking in? 1070 01:04:50,000 --> 01:04:51,639 Roman J. Israel, Esquire. 1071 01:04:51,800 --> 01:04:53,314 - Welcome to Loews. - Thank you. 1072 01:05:22,280 --> 01:05:24,272 [CHILDISH GAMBINO'S "BABY BOY" PLAYING] 1073 01:05:37,640 --> 01:05:39,871 ♪ Little hands ♪ 1074 01:05:41,360 --> 01:05:43,397 ♪ Little feet ♪ 1075 01:05:44,800 --> 01:05:47,395 ♪ Tiny heart ♪ 1076 01:05:48,600 --> 01:05:50,956 ♪ Tiny beat ♪ 1077 01:05:51,920 --> 01:05:53,752 ♪ Oh, thinkin' 'bout ♪ 1078 01:05:53,960 --> 01:05:59,991 ♪ The time we spent Falling in love ♪ 1079 01:06:01,480 --> 01:06:03,119 ♪ In love ♪ 1080 01:06:06,560 --> 01:06:10,031 ♪ I don't wanna ♪ 1081 01:06:10,840 --> 01:06:12,069 ♪ Leave you ♪ 1082 01:06:13,560 --> 01:06:18,999 ♪ I don't want him to see you ♪ 1083 01:06:20,720 --> 01:06:26,796 ♪ But, oh, when Mama cries From Daddy's lies ♪ 1084 01:06:27,040 --> 01:06:30,158 ♪ Oh, my ♪ 1085 01:06:31,440 --> 01:06:35,320 ♪ Please, don't take him away ♪ 1086 01:06:51,440 --> 01:06:53,909 ♪ Let me hold you ♪ 1087 01:06:54,120 --> 01:06:56,396 ♪ Let me hold you ♪♪ 1088 01:07:02,640 --> 01:07:04,632 [HUMMING] 1089 01:07:05,440 --> 01:07:07,432 [FUNK MUSIC PLAYING ON HEADPHONES] 1090 01:07:25,200 --> 01:07:26,759 [ELEVATOR DINGS] 1091 01:07:29,960 --> 01:07:31,997 GEORGE: It's a very nice suit. ROMAN: Thank you. 1092 01:07:33,560 --> 01:07:36,473 Lynn went to your apartment this weekend to speak with you... 1093 01:07:36,640 --> 01:07:38,393 ...but you weren't there. 1094 01:07:38,560 --> 01:07:41,155 Oh, I must have been out. 1095 01:07:42,280 --> 01:07:45,159 You... You don't know what I'm talking about. 1096 01:07:46,240 --> 01:07:48,197 - You're firing me? - No. 1097 01:07:48,840 --> 01:07:51,230 No. People became concerned after you went to the hospital... 1098 01:07:51,400 --> 01:07:54,279 ...Friday morning, and it was decided after some discussion... 1099 01:07:54,440 --> 01:07:57,512 ...that it was best not to leave a message on your phone. 1100 01:07:58,960 --> 01:08:00,235 William died. 1101 01:08:01,320 --> 01:08:03,391 Oh. When? 1102 01:08:04,040 --> 01:08:05,190 Friday night, actually. 1103 01:08:06,400 --> 01:08:08,995 - I'm sorry. - You didn't kill him. 1104 01:08:11,280 --> 01:08:13,875 There's gonna be a small private funeral on Wednesday... 1105 01:08:14,040 --> 01:08:16,509 ...and then a full memorial in several weeks. 1106 01:08:16,680 --> 01:08:17,955 Is that it? 1107 01:08:18,120 --> 01:08:19,759 I don't know what you're feeling... 1108 01:08:20,280 --> 01:08:22,431 ...given how close you were. 1109 01:08:22,600 --> 01:08:24,876 I mean, I guess... I guess I can kind of imagine. 1110 01:08:26,080 --> 01:08:28,072 Yeah. I put that behind me. 1111 01:08:28,240 --> 01:08:31,677 Well, I'm sorry for my outburst the other day. I was... 1112 01:08:32,440 --> 01:08:33,920 I was overly harsh. 1113 01:08:34,760 --> 01:08:37,639 Lynn's been telling me how vital you were to William's work. 1114 01:08:37,840 --> 01:08:40,071 Always in the shadows, never flagging... 1115 01:08:40,240 --> 01:08:44,393 ...and I pulled you out of the back room and forced you out onto the floor. It was... 1116 01:08:45,080 --> 01:08:47,231 It was a lot to ask. 1117 01:08:47,680 --> 01:08:49,672 I've gotten Felicity Ellerbee to sign a document... 1118 01:08:49,840 --> 01:08:52,878 ...absolving us of any wrongdoing in her nephew's death. 1119 01:08:53,040 --> 01:08:55,111 It's a good thing that she... 1120 01:08:55,280 --> 01:08:59,035 She believes that you were just acting in Derrell's best interests. 1121 01:08:59,200 --> 01:09:01,078 So that's in the rearview. 1122 01:09:01,640 --> 01:09:03,518 I've also learned today that we picked up... 1123 01:09:03,680 --> 01:09:06,354 ...three new clients, all of whom came as referrals from your cases. 1124 01:09:06,520 --> 01:09:09,274 It seems like your personal attention, giving out your cell phone... 1125 01:09:09,440 --> 01:09:10,760 ...is quite the calling card. 1126 01:09:10,920 --> 01:09:13,355 I wanna institute the practice for all our attorneys. 1127 01:09:13,520 --> 01:09:14,840 Good. 1128 01:09:15,040 --> 01:09:16,076 [♪♪♪] 1129 01:09:16,240 --> 01:09:18,038 Look, you can still leave, of course. 1130 01:09:18,200 --> 01:09:21,796 I fully understand. I think maybe there's... Maybe there's a place for you here if you... 1131 01:09:21,960 --> 01:09:23,519 - I wanna stay. - You would? 1132 01:09:23,720 --> 01:09:24,949 Yes. 1133 01:09:25,120 --> 01:09:28,557 I mean, I'm tired of doing the impossible for the ungrateful. 1134 01:09:28,720 --> 01:09:31,633 I now have, uh, more... 1135 01:09:32,680 --> 01:09:34,990 ...practical concerns. 1136 01:09:35,440 --> 01:09:37,113 The suit's a big change. 1137 01:09:37,880 --> 01:09:39,519 Thank you. 1138 01:09:39,680 --> 01:09:41,876 I prefer double-breasted, but, uh... 1139 01:09:42,040 --> 01:09:45,556 - You broke open the piggy bank, huh? - Yeah. Yes, I did. 1140 01:09:46,280 --> 01:09:49,398 My lack of success is self-imposed. 1141 01:09:54,720 --> 01:09:58,555 So, Israel, there's a rumor that you know the CPC by heart. 1142 01:09:58,720 --> 01:10:00,154 Yeah. Guilty as charged. 1143 01:10:00,840 --> 01:10:03,036 - Pleadings. - Nine forty-eight, 973. 1144 01:10:03,200 --> 01:10:04,759 - Demurrer for irregularity. - Twelve forty-eight. 1145 01:10:04,920 --> 01:10:05,990 Money laundering. 1146 01:10:06,160 --> 01:10:10,916 186.9, 186.10. However, all pleadings in those cases... 1147 01:10:11,080 --> 01:10:14,915 ...are subject to the laws of joinder and severance. That's 954. 1148 01:10:15,080 --> 01:10:16,719 SALINAS: Wow, impressive. BETH: Nice. 1149 01:10:16,920 --> 01:10:20,152 Heh. You gotta be kidding me. 1150 01:10:20,360 --> 01:10:21,714 I gotta go. 1151 01:10:21,880 --> 01:10:23,792 BETH: See you, Jessie. 1152 01:10:24,640 --> 01:10:27,758 Listen, um, I got a Prop 36 I could really use help with. 1153 01:10:28,360 --> 01:10:29,555 Okay. 1154 01:10:29,720 --> 01:10:32,110 We handled a lot of DTC motions at my old firm. 1155 01:10:32,280 --> 01:10:34,476 Awesome. I have some free time this afternoon, if you do. 1156 01:10:34,640 --> 01:10:37,314 I don't know what your caseload is like, but I'll stop by? 1157 01:10:37,480 --> 01:10:38,630 - Yeah. - Great. 1158 01:10:39,000 --> 01:10:40,480 [♪♪♪] 1159 01:10:58,440 --> 01:11:00,796 So where do you currently live? 1160 01:11:00,960 --> 01:11:02,838 ROMAN: Further away. 1161 01:11:03,720 --> 01:11:06,076 Well, if you lived here, you'd be home by now. 1162 01:11:23,800 --> 01:11:25,678 Well, what do you think? 1163 01:11:26,400 --> 01:11:29,518 I think that whatever we're chasing... 1164 01:11:31,160 --> 01:11:33,072 ...you got it all here. 1165 01:11:33,440 --> 01:11:36,080 - I'm sorry? - When can I move in? 1166 01:11:36,240 --> 01:11:39,039 - Immediately. - I'll take it. 1167 01:11:41,720 --> 01:11:44,360 [CIRCULAR SAW WHIRRING] 1168 01:11:49,440 --> 01:11:51,352 [HAMMERS POUNDING] 1169 01:11:55,920 --> 01:11:58,230 [EDDIE KENDRICKS' "KEEP ON TRUCKIN"' PLAYING AS RINGTONE] 1170 01:11:59,680 --> 01:12:03,037 ♪ Keep on truckin', baby ♪ 1171 01:12:04,240 --> 01:12:07,631 ♪ I got to keep on truckin' ♪ 1172 01:12:08,160 --> 01:12:11,915 - Hello? MAYA: Oh, hey. It's, uh... It's Maya. 1173 01:12:12,480 --> 01:12:13,516 Hi. 1174 01:12:14,120 --> 01:12:16,555 - How are you doing? - Wonderful. 1175 01:12:16,720 --> 01:12:18,598 Good. I, uh... 1176 01:12:18,760 --> 01:12:21,992 I meant what I said last week about staying in touch. 1177 01:12:22,160 --> 01:12:24,277 How's the new job? 1178 01:12:24,480 --> 01:12:28,190 I'm writing lengthy interrogatories... 1179 01:12:28,840 --> 01:12:30,069 ...and amending complaints. 1180 01:12:30,280 --> 01:12:33,876 It's no social-redeeming quality or context. 1181 01:12:34,040 --> 01:12:35,793 You know, it's... 1182 01:12:35,960 --> 01:12:37,917 It's awesome. 1183 01:12:38,160 --> 01:12:39,276 [LAUGHING] 1184 01:12:40,080 --> 01:12:41,400 Okay. 1185 01:12:41,560 --> 01:12:44,792 Well, I was calling to see if you wanted to go for dinner. 1186 01:12:46,880 --> 01:12:47,996 With me? 1187 01:12:48,680 --> 01:12:50,273 With you? 1188 01:12:50,800 --> 01:12:52,029 I'm confused. 1189 01:12:52,200 --> 01:12:53,953 I... I'd like that. 1190 01:12:54,120 --> 01:12:55,634 I'd like that. 1191 01:12:55,800 --> 01:12:58,156 - I'd like that, yeah. Um... - Great. 1192 01:13:00,160 --> 01:13:02,436 Tonight? I mean... 1193 01:13:03,520 --> 01:13:05,034 Tomorrow? 1194 01:13:05,200 --> 01:13:07,032 - Works for me. - It works for me. 1195 01:13:07,200 --> 01:13:09,840 Tonight works for me, but, I mean... 1196 01:13:10,000 --> 01:13:12,071 All right. I'll... I... 1197 01:13:12,280 --> 01:13:13,350 [STAMMERING] 1198 01:13:13,520 --> 01:13:16,194 Tomorrow. I'll do tomorrow. We'll do tomorrow. 1199 01:13:16,360 --> 01:13:19,319 Okay. I'll see you then. 1200 01:13:19,480 --> 01:13:20,914 Bye. 1201 01:13:39,080 --> 01:13:41,037 [INDISTINCT CHATTER] 1202 01:13:44,920 --> 01:13:46,149 Everybody in? 1203 01:13:53,240 --> 01:13:55,038 All right, let's get started. 1204 01:13:55,240 --> 01:13:58,551 Under the new fee structure, our advance on felony cases... 1205 01:13:58,720 --> 01:14:00,677 ...rises from 2000 to 2500. 1206 01:14:01,480 --> 01:14:05,110 Our felony daily rate rises to 1500 from 1000. 1207 01:14:05,280 --> 01:14:08,352 Now, of course, some people are gonna gag at the new numbers... 1208 01:14:08,520 --> 01:14:11,638 ...but what we're selling is our impressive win-loss record... 1209 01:14:11,840 --> 01:14:13,638 ...our depth of talent, all you fine people... 1210 01:14:13,840 --> 01:14:16,230 ...and, ultimately, our lower all-in costs. 1211 01:14:16,400 --> 01:14:17,550 Take time to explain it. 1212 01:14:17,760 --> 01:14:20,150 If you see a potential client heading for the door... 1213 01:14:20,320 --> 01:14:23,279 ...you emphasize our new personalized approach. 1214 01:14:23,440 --> 01:14:25,511 All right, I've also decided to devote... 1215 01:14:25,680 --> 01:14:28,240 ...a share of our time to pro bono. 1216 01:14:28,680 --> 01:14:31,240 Now, that's not an area we have much experience with... 1217 01:14:31,440 --> 01:14:33,352 ...but someone here does. 1218 01:14:33,520 --> 01:14:35,239 It's the first he's heard about it... 1219 01:14:35,400 --> 01:14:39,030 ...but Roman will be heading up our new pro bono program. 1220 01:14:39,560 --> 01:14:41,199 Roman, you want to say a few words? 1221 01:14:43,680 --> 01:14:45,433 Will this cut into my salary? 1222 01:14:45,640 --> 01:14:47,472 [ALL LAUGHING] 1223 01:14:49,360 --> 01:14:51,397 I mean, in terms of billable hours? 1224 01:14:51,640 --> 01:14:53,313 [LAUGHING CONTINUES] 1225 01:14:54,360 --> 01:14:56,352 [LAUGHING] 1226 01:14:58,120 --> 01:15:00,237 - Okay. - All right. Heh. 1227 01:15:00,400 --> 01:15:03,837 Connor, you'll be assisting Roman. I want to get moving on it right away. 1228 01:15:04,000 --> 01:15:06,390 Folks, take a look. It's already in the new brochure. 1229 01:15:06,600 --> 01:15:08,432 All right, questions? 1230 01:15:08,600 --> 01:15:10,239 Nothing? Good. 1231 01:15:18,640 --> 01:15:21,633 - Roman, I didn't dress for this place. - Oh, there's no code. 1232 01:15:21,800 --> 01:15:23,632 It's a bit uncomfortable for me. 1233 01:15:23,800 --> 01:15:25,075 You don't like it? 1234 01:15:25,240 --> 01:15:27,550 This will cost a fortune. 1235 01:15:27,880 --> 01:15:29,030 Well... 1236 01:15:29,200 --> 01:15:31,510 Yeah. We deserve it. 1237 01:15:31,720 --> 01:15:33,996 You know, I really heard what you said... 1238 01:15:34,160 --> 01:15:36,038 ...the first time you came in. 1239 01:15:36,200 --> 01:15:40,672 About progressive lawyering being the cornerstone of modern activism. 1240 01:15:41,000 --> 01:15:46,314 Particularly given the tunnel that we're descending into. 1241 01:15:46,920 --> 01:15:49,071 You, the few lawyers like you... 1242 01:15:49,240 --> 01:15:50,913 Thank you. 1243 01:15:51,520 --> 01:15:55,878 You really took up the mantle of leadership with your own advocacy. 1244 01:15:56,360 --> 01:15:58,158 You're out there... 1245 01:15:58,360 --> 01:16:00,875 ...and alone for so many years. 1246 01:16:01,760 --> 01:16:03,592 I feel like... 1247 01:16:04,960 --> 01:16:07,555 I don't know. I feel like I was meant to meet you. 1248 01:16:08,960 --> 01:16:09,996 Ah. 1249 01:16:17,640 --> 01:16:19,518 - Thank you. - I've been going through... 1250 01:16:19,720 --> 01:16:21,040 ...my own struggles. 1251 01:16:21,760 --> 01:16:25,231 You know, trying to balance what I do... 1252 01:16:26,640 --> 01:16:28,996 ...and the sacrifices. 1253 01:16:30,360 --> 01:16:32,716 I've asked myself many times, "Why do I see things... 1254 01:16:32,880 --> 01:16:35,270 ...so differently from other people?" 1255 01:16:36,640 --> 01:16:38,518 You know, why...? 1256 01:16:39,920 --> 01:16:43,994 Why do I care so much that our humanity is connected to each other? 1257 01:16:46,560 --> 01:16:48,836 I have moments... 1258 01:16:52,000 --> 01:16:55,710 I have extended periods of real doubt. 1259 01:16:57,040 --> 01:16:58,838 I'm just holding on by a thread. 1260 01:17:02,920 --> 01:17:04,798 So, uh... 1261 01:17:04,960 --> 01:17:06,952 ...hearing you... 1262 01:17:07,120 --> 01:17:10,511 ...and, um, understanding what you've been through... 1263 01:17:11,960 --> 01:17:14,077 ...and... Thank you. 1264 01:17:16,280 --> 01:17:18,636 Just knowing you. 1265 01:17:19,600 --> 01:17:23,799 I mean, honestly, Roman, you're inspiring. 1266 01:17:28,520 --> 01:17:29,749 I've never had it before... 1267 01:17:31,040 --> 01:17:34,078 ...but I imagined Duck à l'Orange to be different somehow. 1268 01:17:36,600 --> 01:17:38,000 Jesus, I'm being serious. 1269 01:17:38,160 --> 01:17:42,712 Perhaps you need to look at things differently. You all right? 1270 01:17:42,880 --> 01:17:45,714 - How? - Well... 1271 01:17:47,600 --> 01:17:51,071 ...the world is for wonderful things, isn't it? 1272 01:17:52,160 --> 01:17:54,516 Define "wonderful." 1273 01:17:55,280 --> 01:17:57,749 Okay. As an example... 1274 01:17:58,520 --> 01:18:00,352 ...who says... 1275 01:18:00,840 --> 01:18:02,752 ...you can't steal a car in self-defense? 1276 01:18:02,920 --> 01:18:04,115 In reference to what? 1277 01:18:04,320 --> 01:18:09,076 If one required a means of escape, so to speak. 1278 01:18:09,240 --> 01:18:10,879 Escape from what? 1279 01:18:11,080 --> 01:18:15,393 Possibility to actuality. 1280 01:18:15,920 --> 01:18:19,960 I mean, it follows. The logic is valid, thus the premise is true. 1281 01:18:20,120 --> 01:18:24,080 Every weapon is a tool if you hold it the right way. 1282 01:18:24,240 --> 01:18:25,879 You're saying to justify something? 1283 01:18:26,040 --> 01:18:28,032 I'm saying... 1284 01:18:29,800 --> 01:18:31,678 ...purity... 1285 01:18:33,120 --> 01:18:35,555 ...can't survive in this world. 1286 01:18:38,760 --> 01:18:41,480 Living conditions have bearing. 1287 01:18:42,720 --> 01:18:45,474 I'm talking about the burden of activism. 1288 01:18:45,640 --> 01:18:46,960 Exactly. 1289 01:18:47,120 --> 01:18:49,271 [VOICE ECHOES] What are you talking about? 1290 01:18:49,440 --> 01:18:51,432 [HIGH-PITCHED RINGING] 1291 01:18:53,600 --> 01:18:55,671 My ears are ringing. 1292 01:18:56,120 --> 01:18:58,077 It's somebody's phone. 1293 01:18:59,680 --> 01:19:01,433 Roman. 1294 01:19:01,600 --> 01:19:03,000 [PHONE RINGING] 1295 01:19:07,200 --> 01:19:09,999 It's very difficult to be truthful. 1296 01:19:11,320 --> 01:19:13,551 Not just with principles... 1297 01:19:13,720 --> 01:19:14,949 ...but with yourself. 1298 01:19:15,120 --> 01:19:18,511 To admit that you want something else and to try and act on it. 1299 01:19:18,680 --> 01:19:21,275 But I don't want something else. 1300 01:19:21,480 --> 01:19:25,440 I feel blessed to believe in something. 1301 01:19:25,920 --> 01:19:27,798 The way you do. 1302 01:19:34,320 --> 01:19:36,232 Thanks for dinner. That was very generous. 1303 01:19:36,400 --> 01:19:38,835 The portions were small. 1304 01:19:39,200 --> 01:19:43,991 I'm moving into a new place in a few days, after 35 years. 1305 01:19:44,160 --> 01:19:48,040 - You're going through a lot of changes. - Yeah. Yeah. 1306 01:19:48,200 --> 01:19:51,557 - Kind of worried I'll miss my old place. - Maybe you should wait until you're sure. 1307 01:19:51,760 --> 01:19:54,434 Nah, signed the contract. I can't go back. 1308 01:19:54,640 --> 01:19:57,553 - I called a car. - Already got you one. 1309 01:19:57,720 --> 01:20:01,031 See, I can Uber and text. It's right here. 1310 01:20:01,240 --> 01:20:02,674 [ROMAN CHUCKLING] 1311 01:20:03,920 --> 01:20:06,276 - Thanks again. - You're welcome. 1312 01:20:08,800 --> 01:20:11,918 I just want you to know how much you've helped me... 1313 01:20:12,080 --> 01:20:14,390 ...by, uh, meeting you. 1314 01:20:14,560 --> 01:20:16,392 For what you do. 1315 01:20:17,720 --> 01:20:19,200 [ROMAN CHUCKLES] 1316 01:20:21,400 --> 01:20:24,199 - Your hair looks great. - Thank you. 1317 01:20:33,040 --> 01:20:35,032 [♪♪♪] 1318 01:20:50,360 --> 01:20:53,558 PASTOR: William lived on grand notions... 1319 01:20:53,720 --> 01:20:57,236 ...influenced by impractical ideas... 1320 01:20:57,680 --> 01:21:02,550 ...in a house trembling with promise and shouts of triumphs yet to come. 1321 01:21:03,160 --> 01:21:06,232 Imploring and inspiring. 1322 01:21:07,120 --> 01:21:10,830 A believer that the moral arc of the universe is long... 1323 01:21:11,000 --> 01:21:13,595 ...but bends towards justice. 1324 01:21:13,800 --> 01:21:18,272 He ignited a spark in each and every one of us... 1325 01:21:19,200 --> 01:21:22,637 ...and that light can never die. 1326 01:21:22,840 --> 01:21:24,194 [VERNITA SOBS] 1327 01:21:25,520 --> 01:21:27,751 We have over 1000 attending the memorial. 1328 01:21:27,920 --> 01:21:31,630 Yeah, and not one of them returned his calls when he was alive. 1329 01:21:31,800 --> 01:21:33,871 I think it would be great if you spoke. 1330 01:21:34,040 --> 01:21:35,872 Heh. And tell them what? 1331 01:21:36,040 --> 01:21:39,351 - You two talk the same language. - Yeah, no, thank you. 1332 01:21:39,520 --> 01:21:41,318 - If it's nerves... - It's not. 1333 01:21:42,480 --> 01:21:45,200 - There's no one more deserving. - They wouldn't wanna hear it. 1334 01:21:45,360 --> 01:21:46,476 Hear what? 1335 01:21:46,640 --> 01:21:49,951 The real enemies aren't on the outside. They're within. 1336 01:21:53,360 --> 01:21:55,033 VERNITA: We'll talk soon. 1337 01:21:55,200 --> 01:21:56,520 I'll call you. 1338 01:21:59,640 --> 01:22:01,552 VERNITA: You take care of yourself. 1339 01:22:01,720 --> 01:22:02,870 I am. 1340 01:22:03,760 --> 01:22:05,911 I disbelieve that. 1341 01:22:09,000 --> 01:22:10,480 I'll be in touch. 1342 01:22:11,320 --> 01:22:13,152 Roman, I'll see you at the office. 1343 01:22:14,280 --> 01:22:16,476 I have something for you. 1344 01:22:28,720 --> 01:22:32,350 No, you're right. That 2500 is higher than average. 1345 01:22:32,520 --> 01:22:35,399 But let me direct you to our firm's win-loss record... 1346 01:22:35,560 --> 01:22:38,519 ...our lower all-in costs, personalized service. 1347 01:22:38,720 --> 01:22:42,191 - It's all there in the brochure. - I don't know. 1348 01:22:42,760 --> 01:22:45,116 You're wise to price shop. Very, very wise. 1349 01:22:45,280 --> 01:22:47,317 When it comes to defending your loved ones... 1350 01:22:47,520 --> 01:22:51,230 ...there's a lot of people in prison that would attest that that's a bad idea. 1351 01:22:53,360 --> 01:22:55,556 [SPEAKING IN SPANISH] 1352 01:23:02,080 --> 01:23:03,799 We're going to do it. 1353 01:23:05,600 --> 01:23:07,080 Okay. 1354 01:23:07,840 --> 01:23:10,309 [INDISTINCT CHATTERING] 1355 01:23:11,720 --> 01:23:13,712 [FANFARE PLAYING] 1356 01:23:18,400 --> 01:23:21,279 ANNOUNCER [OVER PA]: Tickets for this week's game... 1357 01:23:21,440 --> 01:23:24,797 ...available now on the main concourse, right behind Aisle 14. 1358 01:23:24,960 --> 01:23:26,872 GEORGE: Man, you've had some crash course, huh? 1359 01:23:27,800 --> 01:23:30,793 From William Henry Jackson to George Pierce? 1360 01:23:31,680 --> 01:23:33,433 What a ride. 1361 01:23:33,840 --> 01:23:35,354 You seem to be settling in okay. 1362 01:23:35,840 --> 01:23:37,115 From all appearances. 1363 01:23:38,480 --> 01:23:39,880 I got a lot of plans, Roman. 1364 01:23:40,040 --> 01:23:43,511 I mean, nothing we have to get too deep into here, understand... 1365 01:23:43,680 --> 01:23:46,354 ...but down the line, there is a lot I'd like to discuss. 1366 01:23:46,520 --> 01:23:50,070 I'm gonna want your thoughts. You know, closer community contact... 1367 01:23:50,840 --> 01:23:53,150 ...taking on more family and housing cases... 1368 01:23:53,320 --> 01:23:55,516 ...setting up alternative work arrangements. 1369 01:23:55,680 --> 01:23:58,912 All while actually increasing productivity and retention... 1370 01:23:59,080 --> 01:24:01,549 ...which is not to suggest it's about drumming up business. 1371 01:24:01,760 --> 01:24:04,639 I mean, something's gotta get you up in the morning, right? 1372 01:24:04,800 --> 01:24:06,314 [CROWD CHEERING] 1373 01:24:06,840 --> 01:24:08,832 And going back to William Henry... 1374 01:24:09,000 --> 01:24:11,151 ...I told you I remember quotes from his class. 1375 01:24:11,320 --> 01:24:15,360 "I believe because of my beliefs." 1376 01:24:16,680 --> 01:24:19,240 Cards-on-the-table time: I was gonna leave law... 1377 01:24:19,400 --> 01:24:22,916 ...before I took his class. After him, I doubled down. 1378 01:24:23,120 --> 01:24:25,954 You know, all his talk of what could be and the difference... 1379 01:24:26,160 --> 01:24:27,753 ...one man could make. But then you gotta make a living. 1380 01:24:27,920 --> 01:24:29,957 Four offices, this market? 1381 01:24:30,360 --> 01:24:33,478 It's... It's no small thing. 1382 01:24:33,640 --> 01:24:36,712 Of course, he didn't see it that way. He told me I was, uh... 1383 01:24:36,920 --> 01:24:39,355 I was drowning in the shallow end. 1384 01:24:39,560 --> 01:24:41,279 [CROWD CHEERING] 1385 01:24:41,480 --> 01:24:44,951 Worse was, I knew it. 1386 01:24:45,760 --> 01:24:47,399 And then you come along, you... 1387 01:24:47,600 --> 01:24:49,637 You shake things up a bit, and here we are sitting... 1388 01:24:49,800 --> 01:24:52,520 ...talking new possibilities, where we can go. 1389 01:24:53,120 --> 01:24:55,237 Hell, I don't have to explain. You get it. 1390 01:24:55,440 --> 01:24:57,796 Christ, you're gonna be right in the middle of it. 1391 01:25:00,000 --> 01:25:02,720 [FANFARE PLAYS THEN CROWD CHEERS] 1392 01:25:08,760 --> 01:25:10,752 [♪♪♪] 1393 01:25:40,640 --> 01:25:43,109 MAN 1: Come on, man. MAN 2: That's bullshit. 1394 01:25:47,640 --> 01:25:50,553 GEORGE: Whoo. L. A. traffic, man, there's no getting around it. 1395 01:25:50,720 --> 01:25:52,439 Glad I caught you before we came in. We just landed this. 1396 01:25:52,600 --> 01:25:54,592 It's a capital case. You have experience with those? 1397 01:25:54,760 --> 01:25:56,035 We handled quite a few. 1398 01:25:56,200 --> 01:25:59,034 I'll make the introduction, then I'll bow out and you'll stay. 1399 01:25:59,200 --> 01:26:00,395 Okay. 1400 01:26:00,560 --> 01:26:03,598 I looked at that prison-overcrowding case you and William worked on. 1401 01:26:03,800 --> 01:26:05,996 - Which one? - This one was against Men's Central. 1402 01:26:06,160 --> 01:26:08,516 - You prevailed. - Oh, that was overturned. 1403 01:26:08,720 --> 01:26:10,154 Yeah? 1404 01:26:10,320 --> 01:26:12,960 - How's your big plea-reform brief going? - Uh... 1405 01:26:14,240 --> 01:26:15,310 Put it aside. 1406 01:26:15,520 --> 01:26:17,637 Well, tell me more about it. I'm interested. 1407 01:26:18,360 --> 01:26:20,955 Carried it as far as I can take it. 1408 01:26:21,120 --> 01:26:23,919 Well, how about some help? I mean, I've been thinking about it. 1409 01:26:24,080 --> 01:26:26,117 I've become less skeptical about the possibilities... 1410 01:26:26,320 --> 01:26:28,835 ...and scope of what you said. I could devote office resources... 1411 01:26:29,000 --> 01:26:31,595 ...help you complete the brief. We could file it at the federal court together. 1412 01:26:31,760 --> 01:26:34,878 That's the first step. It'll take years of commitment to see it through. 1413 01:26:35,080 --> 01:26:37,470 Commitment doesn't seem to be a problem for you. 1414 01:26:37,640 --> 01:26:39,359 I hear you're moving to a new apartment. 1415 01:26:39,520 --> 01:26:41,671 - How'd you hear that? - Payroll check comes across my desk. 1416 01:26:41,880 --> 01:26:44,600 - I know that building. It's not cheap. - I had money saved. 1417 01:26:44,800 --> 01:26:46,712 I mean, it's great. It's a nice building. 1418 01:26:46,880 --> 01:26:49,156 No, I mean, I had money saved for a long time. 1419 01:26:49,320 --> 01:26:51,312 - Well, what else is it good for? - Heh. 1420 01:26:51,480 --> 01:26:53,199 - You got your ID? - Yeah, yeah. 1421 01:26:53,720 --> 01:26:57,430 George Pierce and Roman Israel to see our client, Carter Johnson. 1422 01:26:57,600 --> 01:26:59,478 - Carter Johnson? - I meant to tell you. 1423 01:26:59,640 --> 01:27:01,996 They picked him up on Friday from the Ellerbee case. 1424 01:27:02,160 --> 01:27:03,310 We've been retained. 1425 01:27:03,680 --> 01:27:05,592 [DOOR BUZZES] 1426 01:27:05,760 --> 01:27:07,752 [♪♪♪] 1427 01:27:20,240 --> 01:27:22,232 [DOOR BUZZES] 1428 01:27:29,680 --> 01:27:31,433 Hello, Carter. 1429 01:27:31,640 --> 01:27:34,235 I'm George Pierce, and this is my associate Roman Israel. 1430 01:27:34,400 --> 01:27:36,790 Roman is a devoted advocate and a fabulous attorney. 1431 01:27:36,960 --> 01:27:39,680 And he's gonna be the point person on your team. 1432 01:27:40,280 --> 01:27:42,920 - You're good, huh? GEORGE: Well, he's better than good. 1433 01:27:43,080 --> 01:27:45,436 Have you had a chance to review the fee structure? 1434 01:27:45,600 --> 01:27:47,512 - The stuff you sent over? Yeah. GEORGE: Yeah. 1435 01:27:47,680 --> 01:27:49,080 You understand this is a capital murder case? 1436 01:27:49,640 --> 01:27:51,313 - Yeah. - All right, first off... 1437 01:27:51,480 --> 01:27:53,312 ...you wanna be fully up to speed on your file. 1438 01:27:53,480 --> 01:27:56,154 You will make better decisions if you're completely informed... 1439 01:27:56,320 --> 01:27:58,835 ...about every aspect of your case and you know all your options. 1440 01:27:59,040 --> 01:28:00,997 I know all my options. 1441 01:28:01,160 --> 01:28:04,597 Well, unfortunately, we, uh, can't change what's been done. 1442 01:28:04,800 --> 01:28:07,110 That means facing this head-on. 1443 01:28:07,280 --> 01:28:10,352 I think you understand the penalties you're facing are very severe. 1444 01:28:11,160 --> 01:28:13,436 In overview, we're gonna study the discovery... 1445 01:28:13,640 --> 01:28:15,313 ...of the evidence the prosecution gives us. 1446 01:28:15,480 --> 01:28:17,153 And we're gonna force the prosecution... 1447 01:28:17,320 --> 01:28:19,118 ...to give us anything and everything we want. 1448 01:28:19,280 --> 01:28:21,237 - Roman, you wanna step in? - Yeah, we're gonna... 1449 01:28:21,440 --> 01:28:25,514 We're gonna perform a private investigation... 1450 01:28:26,160 --> 01:28:27,594 ...and devise a defense. 1451 01:28:28,040 --> 01:28:30,714 That's not all we'll do. We'll outwork the prosecution. 1452 01:28:30,880 --> 01:28:33,918 All right? We're gonna outwork them, we're gonna outperform them. 1453 01:28:34,120 --> 01:28:36,760 And we're gonna get you the best result possible. 1454 01:28:36,920 --> 01:28:40,197 - Life in a cage. - Well, that's the outcome we're fighting. 1455 01:28:40,760 --> 01:28:43,400 It'll be a long process, and it's gonna cost quite a bit. 1456 01:28:43,560 --> 01:28:44,914 So with that in mind, I... 1457 01:28:45,080 --> 01:28:47,595 I'd like to suggest there's no need for two billable attorneys... 1458 01:28:47,800 --> 01:28:51,510 ...at this early phase. If it's okay with you, I'll bow out. I'll let Roman continue. 1459 01:28:52,680 --> 01:28:54,319 It's okay with me. 1460 01:28:54,480 --> 01:28:56,233 All right, Carter. 1461 01:28:56,600 --> 01:28:58,557 I'll be in touch. 1462 01:28:58,720 --> 01:29:01,189 - Roman, I'll speak with you later. - Okay. 1463 01:29:01,360 --> 01:29:02,953 GEORGE: Guard. 1464 01:29:06,200 --> 01:29:07,236 ROMAN: The, um... 1465 01:29:07,480 --> 01:29:08,675 [DOOR BUZZES] 1466 01:29:09,600 --> 01:29:11,034 Um... 1467 01:29:11,520 --> 01:29:14,718 The prosecutors are gonna favor a grand jury... 1468 01:29:14,880 --> 01:29:19,352 ...over a preliminary hearing, which will allow them to wait... 1469 01:29:19,520 --> 01:29:22,752 - ...and reveal the evidence at the trial. - You represented Derrell. 1470 01:29:23,840 --> 01:29:25,399 Briefly. 1471 01:29:26,040 --> 01:29:29,158 I asked for you after talking to his cellie. 1472 01:29:30,960 --> 01:29:33,395 We have a number of legal maneuvers we can employ... 1473 01:29:33,920 --> 01:29:35,639 ...to try and force a prelim. 1474 01:29:35,800 --> 01:29:38,872 - I don't care about the prelim. - I'd advise that we pursue it. 1475 01:29:39,360 --> 01:29:41,920 You knew where I was. 1476 01:29:42,080 --> 01:29:43,309 When was that? 1477 01:29:43,520 --> 01:29:44,795 Before they picked me up. 1478 01:29:44,960 --> 01:29:47,555 I'm sure Derrell shared that info with a number of people. 1479 01:29:48,000 --> 01:29:49,559 No. 1480 01:29:50,000 --> 01:29:51,673 You're the only person he told. 1481 01:29:52,520 --> 01:29:54,876 That's what he told the guy. 1482 01:29:55,040 --> 01:29:58,556 You called it in, collected the reward money. 1483 01:29:58,960 --> 01:30:02,874 - You fucked me. - I presented myself... 1484 01:30:03,080 --> 01:30:05,675 ...on your request for an attorney. 1485 01:30:05,840 --> 01:30:09,436 You're talking, but it don't mean nothing. 1486 01:30:10,080 --> 01:30:12,197 I ain't never getting out of here. 1487 01:30:12,360 --> 01:30:14,636 They got me cold. 1488 01:30:15,040 --> 01:30:17,236 But I'll tell you this. 1489 01:30:18,240 --> 01:30:20,197 I got you. 1490 01:30:20,640 --> 01:30:21,915 Anytime I want. 1491 01:30:22,080 --> 01:30:23,560 - Guard... Guard. - Any place. 1492 01:30:23,720 --> 01:30:25,598 - Guard! - Could've already done it. 1493 01:30:25,760 --> 01:30:27,717 - Guard. - But I want you to be where I am. 1494 01:30:27,880 --> 01:30:29,599 - Guard! - Thinking about it. 1495 01:30:29,760 --> 01:30:32,355 - Guard. - Go on and tell somebody what you did. 1496 01:30:32,520 --> 01:30:34,352 - I want out. - Broke your own law. 1497 01:30:34,520 --> 01:30:36,113 - Privileged information. - Guard! 1498 01:30:36,320 --> 01:30:40,109 Tell them about the law you broke. They'll throw you in here with me. 1499 01:30:41,000 --> 01:30:43,879 What, you gonna run? Try it. 1500 01:30:48,080 --> 01:30:50,072 [♪♪♪] 1501 01:31:23,920 --> 01:31:25,912 [SPEAKING INDISTINCTLY] 1502 01:31:30,720 --> 01:31:32,632 [RINGING] 1503 01:31:38,200 --> 01:31:39,270 Hello? 1504 01:31:39,440 --> 01:31:40,635 [MEN SHOUTING INDISTINCTLY] 1505 01:31:40,800 --> 01:31:41,870 [DOOR BUZZES] 1506 01:31:42,160 --> 01:31:43,640 Hello? 1507 01:31:43,800 --> 01:31:44,836 [LINE DISCONNECTS] 1508 01:31:45,000 --> 01:31:46,070 [PHONE BEEPING] 1509 01:31:48,640 --> 01:31:49,756 [LINE RINGING] 1510 01:31:49,960 --> 01:31:53,636 WOMAN: Front desk. - Yes, I just received a call, uh... 1511 01:31:53,800 --> 01:31:56,838 - There was no one there. - Well, they asked for you, Mr. Israel. 1512 01:31:57,000 --> 01:31:58,514 Did they give a name? 1513 01:31:58,680 --> 01:32:00,990 I'm sorry. No, they didn't. 1514 01:32:01,560 --> 01:32:02,755 [♪♪♪] 1515 01:32:27,720 --> 01:32:29,393 [PHONE RINGING] 1516 01:32:45,840 --> 01:32:47,593 Hello? 1517 01:32:47,960 --> 01:32:49,997 [♪♪♪] 1518 01:33:02,680 --> 01:33:04,672 [TIRES SCREECH AND HORN HONKS] 1519 01:34:10,680 --> 01:34:11,716 [ROCK MUSIC PLAYING] 1520 01:34:11,880 --> 01:34:14,600 ♪ They say we don't listen anyway ♪ 1521 01:34:14,840 --> 01:34:16,877 ♪ Time has come today ♪ 1522 01:34:18,440 --> 01:34:19,999 ♪ Hey! ♪ 1523 01:34:26,840 --> 01:34:30,311 - ♪ The rules have changed today ♪ - ♪ Hey ♪ 1524 01:34:30,480 --> 01:34:34,235 - ♪ I have no place to stay ♪ - ♪ Hey ♪ 1525 01:34:34,400 --> 01:34:38,076 - ♪ I'm thinkin' about the subway ♪ - ♪ Hey ♪ 1526 01:34:38,240 --> 01:34:41,677 - ♪ My love has flown away ♪ - ♪ Hey ♪ 1527 01:34:42,280 --> 01:34:45,990 - ♪ My tears have come and gone ♪ - ♪ Hey ♪ 1528 01:34:46,200 --> 01:34:49,830 - ♪ Oh, my Lord, I have to roam ♪ - ♪ Hey ♪ 1529 01:34:50,000 --> 01:34:57,635 - ♪ I have no home ♪ - ♪ Hey ♪ 1530 01:35:05,080 --> 01:35:06,878 [TIRES SCREECHING] 1531 01:35:07,160 --> 01:35:08,560 [HORNS HONKING] 1532 01:35:10,240 --> 01:35:13,199 - ♪ Now the time has come ♪ - ♪ Time ♪ 1533 01:35:13,360 --> 01:35:17,115 - ♪ There's no place to run ♪ - ♪ Time ♪ 1534 01:35:17,280 --> 01:35:21,069 - ♪ I might get burned up by the sun ♪ - ♪ Time ♪ 1535 01:35:21,240 --> 01:35:24,870 - ♪ But I had my fun ♪ - ♪ Time ♪ 1536 01:35:25,040 --> 01:35:28,716 - ♪ I've been loved and put aside ♪ - ♪ Time ♪ 1537 01:35:28,920 --> 01:35:30,354 ♪ I've been crushed ♪ 1538 01:35:30,520 --> 01:35:32,876 - ♪ By a tumbling tide ♪ - ♪ Time ♪ 1539 01:35:33,120 --> 01:35:34,190 ♪ And my soul ♪ 1540 01:35:34,360 --> 01:35:36,670 - ♪ Has been psychedelicized ♪ - ♪ Time ♪ 1541 01:35:39,760 --> 01:35:40,796 ♪ Time ♪ 1542 01:35:41,000 --> 01:35:43,799 - ♪ Now the time has come ♪ - ♪ Time ♪ 1543 01:35:44,320 --> 01:35:48,075 - ♪ There are things to realize ♪ - ♪ Time ♪ 1544 01:35:48,280 --> 01:35:51,637 - ♪ Time has come today ♪ - ♪ Time ♪ 1545 01:35:51,840 --> 01:35:56,119 - ♪ Time has come today ♪ - ♪ Time ♪ 1546 01:35:59,440 --> 01:36:00,920 ♪ Time ♪ 1547 01:36:04,800 --> 01:36:05,995 ♪ Time ♪ 1548 01:36:11,920 --> 01:36:13,240 ♪ Time ♪ 1549 01:36:19,080 --> 01:36:20,309 ♪ Time ♪ 1550 01:36:25,320 --> 01:36:26,674 ♪ Time ♪ 1551 01:36:30,840 --> 01:36:32,115 ♪ Time ♪ 1552 01:36:36,040 --> 01:36:37,440 ♪ Time ♪ 1553 01:36:40,920 --> 01:36:42,240 ♪ Time ♪ 1554 01:36:45,560 --> 01:36:46,596 ♪ Time ♪ 1555 01:36:50,040 --> 01:36:51,076 ♪ Time ♪ 1556 01:36:54,240 --> 01:36:55,435 [ENGINE REVVING] 1557 01:37:01,560 --> 01:37:04,917 - ♪ Now the time has come ♪ - ♪ Time ♪ 1558 01:37:05,080 --> 01:37:08,630 - ♪ There's no place to run ♪ - ♪ Time ♪ 1559 01:37:08,840 --> 01:37:12,356 - ♪ I might get burned up by the sun ♪ - ♪ Time ♪ 1560 01:37:12,520 --> 01:37:16,196 - ♪ But I've had my fun ♪ - ♪ Time ♪ 1561 01:37:16,360 --> 01:37:19,876 - ♪ I've been loved and put aside ♪ - ♪ Time ♪ 1562 01:37:20,040 --> 01:37:21,474 ♪ I've been crushed ♪ 1563 01:37:21,640 --> 01:37:23,871 - ♪ By a tumbling tide ♪ - ♪ Time ♪♪ 1564 01:37:27,600 --> 01:37:29,034 H ey! 1565 01:37:31,680 --> 01:37:32,670 Hey, you okay? 1566 01:37:35,600 --> 01:37:36,750 You all right, mister? 1567 01:37:41,440 --> 01:37:43,397 I was running. 1568 01:37:43,920 --> 01:37:45,957 You need any help? 1569 01:37:46,480 --> 01:37:47,960 It was a bad decision. 1570 01:37:49,160 --> 01:37:51,595 - It wasn't my first. KYLE: Dude's crazy. 1571 01:37:54,480 --> 01:37:55,516 Come on. 1572 01:38:13,480 --> 01:38:15,358 [EDDIE KENDRICKS' "KEEP ON TRUCKIN"' PLAYING AS RINGTONE] 1573 01:38:17,440 --> 01:38:20,672 ♪ Keep on truckin', baby ♪♪ 1574 01:38:21,200 --> 01:38:23,954 - Hello? MAYA: Hey. It's Maya. 1575 01:38:24,120 --> 01:38:26,760 - Hi, Maya. - What are you doing? 1576 01:38:26,960 --> 01:38:28,519 Uh... 1577 01:38:28,760 --> 01:38:31,992 - Nothing much. - You'd tell me if I was bugging you. 1578 01:38:32,160 --> 01:38:34,072 - No. - Heh-heh. 1579 01:38:34,240 --> 01:38:35,515 Well, that's honest. 1580 01:38:35,720 --> 01:38:39,999 You know I only call you when I'm down. That's horrible, right? 1581 01:38:40,160 --> 01:38:42,038 One of my friends... 1582 01:38:42,200 --> 01:38:44,590 One of my best staffers quit on me yesterday. 1583 01:38:44,760 --> 01:38:47,434 Told me that working here was just for his résumé. 1584 01:38:47,600 --> 01:38:50,160 Oh. The ability to have... 1585 01:38:50,360 --> 01:38:53,398 ...conflicting ideas in one's head takes effort. 1586 01:38:53,560 --> 01:38:55,438 Huh. I like that. 1587 01:38:55,600 --> 01:38:57,080 How's your day going? 1588 01:38:57,280 --> 01:38:58,919 Oh, you know... 1589 01:38:59,120 --> 01:39:01,760 - ...life smiles, I smile back. - Heh. 1590 01:39:01,920 --> 01:39:05,311 - You don't sound like you're smiling. - I'm a little... 1591 01:39:05,480 --> 01:39:08,473 - Kind of anxious, actually. - Well, just tell yourself... 1592 01:39:08,640 --> 01:39:11,951 ...that most of the things you worry about will never, ever happen. 1593 01:39:12,120 --> 01:39:14,999 - I'll try that. - Alcohol works even better. Heh. 1594 01:39:15,160 --> 01:39:16,196 [STATIC CRACKLING] 1595 01:39:16,360 --> 01:39:17,680 - Roman? - Yeah. 1596 01:39:17,840 --> 01:39:20,230 It's a really bad connection. Where are you? 1597 01:39:20,400 --> 01:39:22,312 In a desert. 1598 01:39:22,480 --> 01:39:25,359 Yeah, it feels like that sometimes. 1599 01:39:25,760 --> 01:39:27,353 Just gotta keep moving. 1600 01:39:27,560 --> 01:39:29,199 Well, which way? 1601 01:39:29,400 --> 01:39:32,154 Head on. Just straight through. Heh. 1602 01:39:32,360 --> 01:39:33,396 [STATIC CRACKLING] 1603 01:39:33,560 --> 01:39:35,756 - Hello? - Roman? 1604 01:39:36,080 --> 01:39:38,515 - Hey, can you hear...? - Hello? 1605 01:39:38,680 --> 01:39:40,273 Maya? 1606 01:40:03,640 --> 01:40:05,632 [♪♪♪] 1607 01:40:34,000 --> 01:40:36,117 ROMAN: As social action affects the course of law... 1608 01:40:36,280 --> 01:40:38,192 ...let's call to account the original complaint. 1609 01:40:38,360 --> 01:40:40,829 We're agents of change, united by virtue... 1610 01:40:41,000 --> 01:40:44,516 Wrongs will be righted. A loophole of ambiguity in the system... 1611 01:40:44,720 --> 01:40:46,598 Legal challenge based on improvement... 1612 01:40:46,760 --> 01:40:49,355 Revised draft of a new community unevenly applied... 1613 01:40:49,560 --> 01:40:52,314 For a verdict of history, formally empowered with authority. 1614 01:40:52,520 --> 01:40:55,479 - -levers of the law. There needs to be a bottom-up legal change. 1615 01:40:55,640 --> 01:40:58,314 Who'll see us? What the world could be, not what it is. 1616 01:40:58,480 --> 01:41:00,551 Society is something to be invented, not endured. 1617 01:41:00,720 --> 01:41:02,837 ...must stand, or go down together. 1618 01:41:03,040 --> 01:41:04,110 [KNOCKING ON DOOR] 1619 01:41:04,840 --> 01:41:06,433 Hey, Roman. 1620 01:41:07,080 --> 01:41:08,514 What are you doing? 1621 01:41:12,800 --> 01:41:14,792 [♪♪♪] 1622 01:41:42,200 --> 01:41:45,591 ROMAN: Case 00-001. 1623 01:41:45,760 --> 01:41:48,753 [ROMAN READING ON-SCREEN TEXT] 1624 01:41:54,800 --> 01:41:57,360 ROMAN: - -versus himself, defendant. 1625 01:41:57,520 --> 01:42:00,513 [ROMAN READING ON-SCREEN TEXT] 1626 01:42:12,520 --> 01:42:13,840 [DOOR OPENS] 1627 01:42:14,520 --> 01:42:15,874 Hey. 1628 01:42:16,040 --> 01:42:19,636 I just heard something disturbing about you from a solid source. 1629 01:42:19,800 --> 01:42:22,713 About the Ellerbee case. Carter Johnson? 1630 01:42:22,880 --> 01:42:25,395 You collected the reward? 1631 01:42:26,240 --> 01:42:28,630 - Is that true? ROMAN:... in the city of Los Angeles. 1632 01:42:28,800 --> 01:42:31,520 - During that time... - Roman. 1633 01:42:31,680 --> 01:42:33,672 [ROMAN'S THOUGHTS ECHOING INDISTINCTLY] 1634 01:42:37,880 --> 01:42:39,917 ROMAN: - -for the above-mentioned request... 1635 01:42:40,080 --> 01:42:43,551 ...for immediate and summaryjudgment. 1636 01:42:49,200 --> 01:42:50,680 CONNOR: I thought we were working tonight. 1637 01:42:50,840 --> 01:42:54,277 - Uh... I plan to leave. - Monday, then? Tomorrow? 1638 01:42:54,480 --> 01:42:57,837 I believe I'll be unavailable for the foreseeable future. 1639 01:42:58,000 --> 01:42:59,673 You know the facts. 1640 01:42:59,840 --> 01:43:01,593 - Just jump in. - You mean, on my own? 1641 01:43:01,760 --> 01:43:02,876 You got it. 1642 01:43:03,080 --> 01:43:05,072 [♪♪♪] 1643 01:43:08,480 --> 01:43:10,472 [HORNS HONKING] 1644 01:43:16,400 --> 01:43:19,199 - Did you check his office? FRITZ: That's what I'm saying, he left. 1645 01:43:19,360 --> 01:43:21,238 - When? - A few minutes ago. 1646 01:43:21,400 --> 01:43:22,959 Goddamn it, he's not answering his cell. 1647 01:43:23,120 --> 01:43:26,352 Just keep trying him and let me know, all right? 1648 01:43:32,080 --> 01:43:34,311 Roman. Roman! 1649 01:43:37,840 --> 01:43:39,320 [TIRES SCREECHING] 1650 01:43:50,360 --> 01:43:52,352 [ELEGANT PIANO MUSIC PLAYING] 1651 01:43:55,080 --> 01:43:57,072 [CHATTERING] 1652 01:44:01,680 --> 01:44:03,194 [CHUCKLING] 1653 01:44:03,760 --> 01:44:06,798 MAYA: Okay. - Yeah, I'm back. Heh-heh. 1654 01:44:08,280 --> 01:44:12,194 - What is that? - That's for you. 1655 01:44:12,360 --> 01:44:14,397 - It's a bulldog. - Amongst other things. 1656 01:44:14,600 --> 01:44:17,718 - It's so real. - It actually is alive. 1657 01:44:18,520 --> 01:44:19,954 Why are you giving it to me? 1658 01:44:20,800 --> 01:44:22,757 To take care of. 1659 01:44:23,800 --> 01:44:26,952 - Heh. You're a trip. - Well... 1660 01:44:27,120 --> 01:44:29,191 ...you're worth having in this thing. 1661 01:44:29,360 --> 01:44:32,432 Here. Put it up here. 1662 01:44:32,600 --> 01:44:34,273 - Is it yours? - For a while. 1663 01:44:34,440 --> 01:44:37,717 - Well, then you should keep it, Roman. - Well, I don't have room. 1664 01:44:37,880 --> 01:44:39,758 - In your apartment. - I gave it up. 1665 01:44:39,960 --> 01:44:41,155 Why? 1666 01:44:41,320 --> 01:44:43,789 - I'm going away. - Where? 1667 01:44:44,240 --> 01:44:47,995 Wherever they send me. See, something has occurred. Something... 1668 01:44:48,760 --> 01:44:51,275 I've just taken a career which was certainly sincere and... 1669 01:44:51,440 --> 01:44:53,397 And well-intentioned and launched it right into... 1670 01:44:53,560 --> 01:44:55,870 ...the realm of the truly transformational. 1671 01:44:56,040 --> 01:44:58,680 I promise you that the attorney that triumphs in this instance... 1672 01:44:58,840 --> 01:45:01,992 ...won't be the one with the most formal education or legal skill. 1673 01:45:02,160 --> 01:45:03,992 Roman, what are you talking about? 1674 01:45:04,160 --> 01:45:06,516 Well, it's quite interesting, actually. 1675 01:45:06,680 --> 01:45:08,273 - There you are. - Hey, George. 1676 01:45:08,440 --> 01:45:10,909 - This is Maya. Maya, this is George. - Hey. 1677 01:45:11,080 --> 01:45:12,992 - Hello. ROMAN: Maya... 1678 01:45:13,200 --> 01:45:14,680 ...doesn't... 1679 01:45:14,840 --> 01:45:18,629 ...overlook the vital things... 1680 01:45:18,800 --> 01:45:20,473 ...like other people. 1681 01:45:21,880 --> 01:45:24,076 And speaking for myself, I'm thankful for that. 1682 01:45:24,800 --> 01:45:27,872 Roman tells me that he really enjoys working for you. 1683 01:45:28,280 --> 01:45:30,920 Yeah. George is a protector of rights. That's truth... 1684 01:45:31,080 --> 01:45:33,197 - ...in advertising. - I... 1685 01:45:33,360 --> 01:45:36,239 I need to, uh... I need to have a word with you. Can we...? 1686 01:45:36,400 --> 01:45:38,676 - I was leaving anyway. - You just got here. 1687 01:45:38,840 --> 01:45:40,240 GEORGE: Sorry, Maya, it's, uh... 1688 01:45:41,120 --> 01:45:42,600 It's important. 1689 01:45:42,760 --> 01:45:44,911 This is funny. Just to think... 1690 01:45:46,440 --> 01:45:49,080 Three Mondays ago, I didn't know either one of you. 1691 01:45:49,280 --> 01:45:51,511 - Roman, I'm concerned about you. ROMAN: It's okay. 1692 01:45:51,680 --> 01:45:53,399 George and I just need to... 1693 01:45:53,560 --> 01:45:57,190 - ...talk business matters. - Yeah. 1694 01:45:58,960 --> 01:46:00,997 I believe... 1695 01:46:01,440 --> 01:46:03,750 ...the two of you are gonna... 1696 01:46:04,440 --> 01:46:06,636 ...get along very well. 1697 01:46:08,880 --> 01:46:10,553 Roman... 1698 01:46:16,760 --> 01:46:18,080 Roman. 1699 01:46:18,680 --> 01:46:20,637 Roman, wait. 1700 01:46:29,640 --> 01:46:31,313 Roman... 1701 01:46:31,480 --> 01:46:33,437 ...what the hell is going on? 1702 01:46:33,960 --> 01:46:35,394 From my point of view? 1703 01:46:35,560 --> 01:46:38,200 I get a call from Fritz. Says he has reliable information... 1704 01:46:38,360 --> 01:46:41,034 ...that you turned in Carter Johnson and collected the reward. 1705 01:46:41,200 --> 01:46:44,159 - Here's what the prosecutor won't tell you. - Jesus Christ, it's true. 1706 01:46:44,320 --> 01:46:45,595 I've been given a gift, George. 1707 01:46:45,760 --> 01:46:48,673 No, you acted utterly improperly. I mean, you broke the law. 1708 01:46:48,880 --> 01:46:51,270 - It so wasn't a gift, Roman. - I'm not talking about the money. 1709 01:46:51,440 --> 01:46:54,000 I don't care about the money, fruit of the poisonous tree. 1710 01:46:54,160 --> 01:46:55,879 If you wanna understand what's happening... 1711 01:46:56,040 --> 01:46:59,272 ...you're gonna have to get past all the smoke of legal disputation. 1712 01:46:59,440 --> 01:47:02,274 Legal disputation? Roman, these are dangerous people. 1713 01:47:02,440 --> 01:47:06,354 - You don't just walk away from this. - Not walking away. 1714 01:47:06,560 --> 01:47:09,519 I'm turning myself in. The station's on Sixth. 1715 01:47:14,080 --> 01:47:15,594 Roman. 1716 01:47:19,680 --> 01:47:21,911 I'll... I'll walk with you. 1717 01:47:26,560 --> 01:47:29,473 You know, all those years of practicing... 1718 01:47:29,640 --> 01:47:32,394 ...scouring law books... 1719 01:47:32,560 --> 01:47:36,839 ...achieving technical triumphs through loopholes and ambiguities... 1720 01:47:37,000 --> 01:47:38,992 ...none of which were adequate to save me... 1721 01:47:39,160 --> 01:47:42,870 ...from the reality of my present situation. Then today, in the middle of nowhere... 1722 01:47:43,040 --> 01:47:46,033 ...lost, had a revelation. 1723 01:47:46,200 --> 01:47:50,194 An insight so sweeping, so clear. 1724 01:47:50,680 --> 01:47:52,433 It's me, George. 1725 01:47:52,600 --> 01:47:56,150 See, I didn't see it before because I never experienced the other side. 1726 01:47:56,360 --> 01:47:57,953 I'm the defendant... 1727 01:47:58,120 --> 01:48:00,999 ...and the plaintiff simultaneously. I file against myself... 1728 01:48:01,200 --> 01:48:04,876 ...I represent myself, I convict myself, hereby expanding... 1729 01:48:05,080 --> 01:48:07,879 ...the full scope of the legal desert, because the judgment's built in. 1730 01:48:08,080 --> 01:48:12,393 The only thing left is forgiveness, and I grant that to myself. 1731 01:48:13,160 --> 01:48:17,837 An act doesn't make the person guilty unless the mind is guilty as well. 1732 01:48:20,080 --> 01:48:23,073 Of course... Of course I expect there'll be challenges... 1733 01:48:23,240 --> 01:48:25,550 ...as there's no precedent... 1734 01:48:25,720 --> 01:48:28,474 ...or derivative interpretations... 1735 01:48:28,640 --> 01:48:31,678 ...but the argument is sound. 1736 01:48:33,200 --> 01:48:36,910 The premise true. I have no doubt it'll be upheld by any and all courts of law. 1737 01:48:37,080 --> 01:48:38,833 You're insane. 1738 01:48:39,760 --> 01:48:42,275 - Never been more clear. - That's what we'll argue. 1739 01:48:42,440 --> 01:48:43,556 Now, watch what you say. 1740 01:48:43,720 --> 01:48:46,872 You don't represent me, so the rules of confidentiality don't apply. 1741 01:48:47,360 --> 01:48:52,037 My entire defense will be based on the unequivocal recitation of the truth. 1742 01:48:56,400 --> 01:48:58,835 I know you get it, George. 1743 01:49:01,160 --> 01:49:04,198 You have such a tremendous future. It's so bright, I... 1744 01:49:04,360 --> 01:49:06,352 I swear, it's... 1745 01:49:06,880 --> 01:49:09,349 Heh. It's blinding. 1746 01:49:10,680 --> 01:49:12,512 [TIRES SCREECH THEN HORN HONKING] 1747 01:49:12,680 --> 01:49:14,512 Jesus. 1748 01:49:16,360 --> 01:49:18,352 [♪♪♪] 1749 01:49:38,840 --> 01:49:40,320 [TIRES SCREECHING] 1750 01:49:58,720 --> 01:50:00,712 [♪♪♪] 1751 01:50:10,680 --> 01:50:12,672 [HORNS HONKING] 1752 01:50:33,880 --> 01:50:36,076 [EDDIE KENDRICKS' "KEEP ON TRUCKIN"' PLAYING AS RINGTONE] 1753 01:50:38,080 --> 01:50:40,436 ♪ Keep on truckin', baby ♪♪ 1754 01:50:41,400 --> 01:50:42,880 Hello? 1755 01:50:49,560 --> 01:50:53,076 Of course I remember you, that's why I gave you my card. 1756 01:50:53,280 --> 01:50:54,760 [GUNSHOT] 1757 01:51:02,600 --> 01:51:04,592 [PANTING] 1758 01:51:37,200 --> 01:51:38,919 [♪♪♪] 1759 01:51:59,960 --> 01:52:02,475 I... I like the idea of starting the conversation... 1760 01:52:02,640 --> 01:52:06,270 ...with how protest is still relevant or not... 1761 01:52:06,440 --> 01:52:12,630 ...because, you know, we approach these things with, um, a certain tradition... 1762 01:52:12,800 --> 01:52:17,033 ...a certain, you know, uh, repetition of behavior... 1763 01:52:17,200 --> 01:52:21,274 ...and sometimes thinking through it, we have to find new approaches. 1764 01:52:31,640 --> 01:52:33,313 ROMAN: To whom it may concern... 1765 01:52:33,920 --> 01:52:36,230 ...I'm returning the reward money. 1766 01:52:36,400 --> 01:52:40,633 Taking it was wrong, and I'm compelled to remedy my mistake. 1767 01:52:40,800 --> 01:52:46,910 I did spend $5,547.27, which I will repay. 1768 01:52:47,080 --> 01:52:50,676 I bought three suits, size 50 regular. 1769 01:52:50,840 --> 01:52:54,151 And I did buy two pairs of Italian loafers, size 11. 1770 01:52:54,320 --> 01:52:57,472 One black, one brown. 1771 01:52:59,240 --> 01:53:01,596 We are all formed of frailty... 1772 01:53:01,760 --> 01:53:03,353 ...and error. 1773 01:53:03,520 --> 01:53:06,319 Let us pardon, reciprocally... 1774 01:53:06,480 --> 01:53:08,278 ...each other's folly. 1775 01:53:09,040 --> 01:53:11,475 That is the first law... 1776 01:53:11,680 --> 01:53:13,399 ...of nature. 1777 01:53:13,640 --> 01:53:15,632 [♪♪♪] 1778 01:53:53,480 --> 01:53:55,472 [SPEAKING INDISTINCTLY] 1779 01:54:00,360 --> 01:54:03,080 I'm filing a federal brief in District Nine. 1780 01:54:42,360 --> 01:54:44,591 [THE SPINNERS' "I'LL BE AROUND" PLAYING] 1781 01:54:52,720 --> 01:54:54,552 [INAUDIBLE DIALOGUE] 1782 01:55:01,080 --> 01:55:02,309 ♪ This ♪ 1783 01:55:03,200 --> 01:55:06,511 ♪ Is our fork in the road ♪ 1784 01:55:07,400 --> 01:55:10,677 ♪ Love's last episode ♪ 1785 01:55:11,800 --> 01:55:16,829 ♪ There's nowhere to go Oh, no ♪ 1786 01:55:17,040 --> 01:55:19,350 ♪ You made your choice ♪ 1787 01:55:20,280 --> 01:55:23,318 ♪ Now it's up to me ♪ 1788 01:55:24,320 --> 01:55:28,678 ♪ To bow out gracefully ♪ 1789 01:55:28,880 --> 01:55:33,318 ♪ Though you hold the key But, baby ♪ 1790 01:55:34,040 --> 01:55:38,239 ♪ Whenever you call me I'll be there ♪ 1791 01:55:38,440 --> 01:55:42,354 ♪ Whenever you want me I'll be there ♪ 1792 01:55:42,560 --> 01:55:46,600 ♪ Whenever you need me I'll be there ♪ 1793 01:55:46,800 --> 01:55:51,352 ♪ I'll be around ♪ 1794 01:55:52,120 --> 01:55:57,514 ♪ I knewjust what to say ♪ 1795 01:55:58,440 --> 01:56:01,353 ♪ Now I found out today ♪ 1796 01:56:01,600 --> 01:56:06,117 ♪ That all the words Had slipped away ♪ 1797 01:56:06,320 --> 01:56:10,837 ♪ But I know there's always a chance ♪ 1798 01:56:11,560 --> 01:56:15,440 ♪ A tiny spark will remain, yeah ♪ 1799 01:56:15,640 --> 01:56:19,680 ♪ And sparks turn into flames ♪ 1800 01:56:19,880 --> 01:56:22,793 ♪ And love can burn once again ♪ 1801 01:56:23,000 --> 01:56:24,912 ♪ But I know you know ♪ 1802 01:56:25,160 --> 01:56:29,154 ♪ Whenever you call me I'll be there ♪ 1803 01:56:29,360 --> 01:56:32,910 ♪ Whenever you want me I'll be there ♪ 1804 01:56:33,120 --> 01:56:37,637 ♪ Whenever you need me I'll be there ♪ 1805 01:56:37,880 --> 01:56:41,954 ♪ I'll be around ♪ 1806 01:56:43,160 --> 01:56:44,753 ♪ Yeah ♪ 1807 01:56:58,760 --> 01:57:02,879 ♪ Whenever you call me I'll be there ♪ 1808 01:57:03,120 --> 01:57:07,114 ♪ Whenever you want me I'll be there ♪ 1809 01:57:07,320 --> 01:57:11,837 ♪ Even if I have to crawl I'll be there ♪ 1810 01:57:12,080 --> 01:57:15,551 ♪ I'll be around ♪ 1811 01:57:15,760 --> 01:57:19,913 ♪ Just call me on the phone I'll be there ♪ 1812 01:57:20,120 --> 01:57:24,194 ♪ I'll never leave you alone I'll be there ♪ 1813 01:57:24,400 --> 01:57:28,952 ♪ Just call out my name I know, I know you know ♪ 1814 01:57:29,160 --> 01:57:32,870 ♪ I'll be around ♪ 1815 01:57:33,080 --> 01:57:36,960 ♪ I'll be skippin' and a-jumpin' I'll be there ♪ 1816 01:57:37,160 --> 01:57:41,154 ♪ I'll be a-rippin' and a-runnin' I'll be there ♪ 1817 01:57:41,400 --> 01:57:45,872 ♪ I'll be callin' out your name To let you know ♪ 1818 01:57:46,200 --> 01:57:49,193 ♪ I'll be around ♪♪ 1819 01:57:49,720 --> 01:57:51,712 [♪♪♪]