Friday March 10, 2006
10:00 PM 1.0 CONVICTION
STEELE MUST CHARGE 14-YEAR-OLD BOY WHO MURDERED HIS BROTHER AS AN ADULT -- Deputy District Attorney Steele (Anson Mount) is forced to prosecute Evan, a 14-year-old boy (Jordan Burt) who murdered his big brother with a baseball bat as an adult crime -- but the teenager's pushy father takes a hard-line stance in court that could cost his only living son dearly. Meanwhile, Assistant D.A. Peluso (Eric Balfour) investigates a promising high school athlete Rashard (Roderick Pannell) arrested for a hate crime against a gay man who was blackmailing him. Rossi (Milena Govich) tries to babysit an addicted prostitute to testify in her own rape trial. Also, a jealous Steele checks on Rossi's romantic activities; Finn (Julianne Nicholson) preps for a blind date and Peluso tries to help out a loan shark to whom he's in debt. Stephanie March, J. August Richards and Jordan Bridges also star.