Alicia argues against Judge Schakowsky when she learns that a former bond court client was wrongfully imprisoned. Also, Diane assists the student editor of a college newspaper when the school threatens to fire her for writing a politically charged article.
Alicia and Cary join forces to defend a former client facing a multi-million dollar lawsuit over ownership rights to his new music. Also, Alicia’s neighbors are unhappy that her law firm is operating out of her apartment and threaten to evict her.
Tensions run high as the entire Florrick family is crammed into Peter's campaign bus with Eli and Ruth on their way to the Iowa Caucuses. Once there, Peter attempts a high-risk political stunt to gain votes for his presidential bid.
A well respected surgeon is accused of plotting to commit a crime; Ruth suggests that Courtney Paige (Vanessa Williams) hire Jason for business in another state, hoping to remove him from Alicia's life.
Alicia and Lucca join forces with Louis Canning to defend a website accused of racial profiling. Meanwhile, Eli and Ruth worry about the nature of Alicia’s relationship with Jason and how it could impact Peter’s presidential campaign.
Diane is personally conflicted when she is forced to argue a heated case between pro-choice and pro-life advocates in order to retain an important client, represented by attorney Ethan Carver. Also, Alicia and Lucca are desperate for new business and attempt to poach business from Louis Canning.
Peter moves in with Alicia to present a family image while Alicia and Lucca go up against Lockhart, Agos & Lee.
Alicia and Lucca defend a former technology firm employee who was fired after failing a polygraph test. Eli wants to leak information that would damage Peter’s campaign—but could also impact Alicia.
Jason uses aggressive investigative tactics while working on a student loan case with Alicia and Lucca. Howard points to Cary as the primary offender when he alleges ageism at Lockhart, Agos & Lee. Eli creates drama among the Florricks.
When Alicia agrees to support a client’s plea of innocence in a shoplifting case, she clashes with the bond court judge; Diane is coerced into arguing against her own beliefs in a case about assisted suicide.