A community activist charged with the of killing two cops, one of them his ex-wife, is found not guilty due to lack of evidence. The arresting detective takes the judge, jury, and defendant hostage, and decides to have a new trial, presenting the evidence that was not allowed.
One man has taken control of the courtroom - and it isn't the judge.
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The jails are filling up. It's standing-room-only in the morgues, and everybody is just praying to God that they don't end up in the wrong place at the wrong time. Well I'll tell you, I work in places where people are dying with disease and they are dying with drugs. And they will kill you over a dirty look. In this city, you only got 30,000 like me. We're your last line of defense. But you make us fight you little dirty war in *quiet*, because you nice people don't care what the mutts do to ...