One case. One chance. One man against the world.
Rookie lawyer Rudy Baylor is about to take on the case of a lifetime,
Fighting for justice for a young man whose death could have easily been prevented.
There is just one problem. Rudy has never argued a case before.
And he is up against the most expensive lawyers that money can buy.
Can Rudy win against the odds?
Or will the truth be buried forever?
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