• Director(s):

    BURKEL (REMY)

  • Producer(s):

    ARTE GEIE, MAHA PRODUCTIONS

  • Territories:

    Worldwide.

  • Production year:

    2009

  • Language(s):

    German, English, French

  • Rights:

    TV, VOD, DVD, INTERNET, MOBILE

This episode continues the case of De Rac Hanley, an elderly alcoholic on trial for murdering a fellow resident at an assisted living facility.

As the state presents a tight case, Hanley's public defenders search for potential witnesses and interview some of his drinking buddies. Remy Burkel directs.

Hanley's trial gets underway, with the likeable Judge Jackie Glass presiding. Hanley's ex-wife and adult daughter attend his trial, a reminder of a happier chapter in his life.
Deputy District Attorney Summer Tanasi puts on a tight case, walking the jury through the crime and its aftermath as she calls various witnesses, including the patrol officer who arrested Hanley and the detectives who questioned him. Brown and Luem continue their search for potential witnesses, and interview the apartment manager along with 2 of Hanley's regular drinking buddies.
The case finally reaches the jury, with the state pressing for a verdict of first degree murder, and the defense pleading for manslaughter.