Season 01, Episode 07 – “A Simple Man”
The CIU takes up the case of a man with diminished mental capacities, who was imprisoned for burning down the family restaurant, a crime that led to fatal repercussions. Meanwhile, Wallace allows a documentary crew to follow the team, which leaves Hayes having to face her discomfort with cameras and other team members to reveal intimate details about themselves and others.
Lawyer and former First Daughter Hayes Morrison is about to accept a job offered from her sexy nemesis, NY District Attorney Wayne Wallis, to avoid jail time for cocaine possession and avoid hurting her mother’s Senate campaign. Working with his team at the new Conviction Integrity Unit will let her use her brilliant mind to turn over cases, where there is credible suspicion of wrongful conviction, and give her a chance to turn things around with her high-powered political family.