Ruby Bozarth was a new lawyer in Mississippi, she is immediately assigned by the judge in a racially charged murder case. A woman of Rosedale's upper crust family was murdered and the black waiter was being charged. He had been seeing her and she had texted him to meet her, but she was dead when he got there. Ruby finds help from Suzanne Greene, a lawyer related to her ex boyfriend. Also the owner of a diner. After sectioning the jury, Ruby was worried about juror number 3. And there was reason, he was the one that killed the victim. The next case was about her ex accused of killing a black call girl. He did not remember anything. Result, his friend from college had set him up because of an incident in college where his friend was kicked out because he brought a black girl to a dance. It was the same girl as the one murdered. Ruby and Suzanne became partners and she started seeing the owner of the diner.