During a 24-hour period, Briscoe and Logan's caseload includes unrelated murders and a domestic quarrel. Hexter: Tom Riis Farrell. Mrs. Hexter: Peggy Cowles. Louisa: Kathrine Narducci. Profaci: John Fiore. Zelda: Alice Drummond.
The killing of a star athlete's father is linked to gambling debts and threats against the player's family. Williams: Malik Yoba. Barkley: Zakes Mokae. "Papa Doc": Ray Aranha. Albanese: Richard Libertini.
Racial conflicts erupt when a Jewish driver (Michael Constantine) involved in a hit-and-run in Harlem is not indicted. Rev. Ott: Tony Todd. Green: Lorraine Toussaint. Judge Steinman: Susan Blommaert. Mrs. Roberts: Beatrice Winde.