When a prominent judge is shot and killed while leaving a bar with Valdez, her integrity is called into question and Stone prohibits her from working the case. But the team learns the judge's death is connected to a trial where he handed down a lenient sentence to a college rapist.
Just like their brethren in the Chicago P.D., the State's Attorney's dedicated team of prosecutors and investigators navigates heated city politics and controversy head-on, while fearlessly pursuing justice. As they take on the city's high-stakes and often media-frenzied cases, they must balance public opinion, power struggles within the system, and their unwavering passion for the law. And it all starts with a gut-wrenching case when one of Chicago's finest is shot in the line of duty.