About the Show
Drama starring Julianna Margulies as Alicia Florrick, a politician's wife who transforms herself into a career woman when a scandal surrounding her husband turns her life upside down
Series 3 Summary
Third season of the hit US series with Julianna Margulies as a politician's wife who has to transform herself into a resilient career woman when a sex and corruption scandal lands her husband in jail
Episode 1 - A New Day
Alicia defends a Muslim student accused of fighting with Jewish students at a rally on campus. But what starts off as a simple case turns into something much bigger.
Episode 2 - The Death Zone
Alicia has to get to grips with English Law when she defends a British businessman in a libel case that is relayed to a British court via satellite.
Episode 3 - Get a Room
Eli and Diane clash over the best way to handle a dairy company's PR disaster. Elsewhere, Alicia and Will are up against Will's ex-girlfriend in court.
Episode 4 - Feeding the Rat
Alicia takes on a pro bono case where the witness quickly becomes the prime suspect, but it's Lockhart & Gardner that may be in the most jeopardy.
Episode 5 - Marthas and Catilins
Lockhart/Gardner's case against an aviation company takes a huge hit when their key witness commits suicide and his testimony is ruled inadmissible.
Episode 6 - Affairs of State
Alicia picks her way through diplomatic loopholes to defend a Taiwanese national. Eli's ex-wife Vanessa needs him to vet her for a political campaign.
Episode 7 - Executive Order 13224
Alicia worries that she will have no choice but to break confidentiality when the Treasury Department forces her to report on her latest client.
Episode 8 - Death Row Tip
Alicia races to win a stay of execution for a vicious killer on death row because he holds vital information that could help another of her clients
Episode 9 - Whiskey Tango Foxtrot
Alicia and Will argue in front of a military judge when they defend a remote drone operator accused of murdering 12 civilians in Afghanistan
Episode 10 - Parenting Made Easy
Alicia mentors Caitlin through her first arbitration case, and frets that she has been prioritising her work and her relationship above her family.
Episode 11 - What Went Wrong
Lockhart-Gardner offers support to a police woman who is accused of shooting her husband for the insurance money
Episode 12 - Alienation of Affection
A couple whose divorce was overseen by Lockhart & Gardner during Alicia's first year with the firm have now reconciled and are suing the company
Episode 13 - Bitcoin for Dummies
Alicia faces off against the US Treasury Department when she defends Dylan Stack, a lawyer who represents the creator of Bitcoin, an online currency.
Episode 14 - Another Ham Sandwich
A grand jury has been selected and it appears to be a foregone conclusion that Will Gardner will be indicted for bribing a judge
Episode 15 - Live from Damascus
Lockhart & Gardner represents the families of three Americans who were detained and killed by the Syrian government during the uprising
Episode 16 - After the Fall
Alicia defends a film-maker who is accused of being responsible for the suicide of a college student while making a movie about those who kill themselves.
Episode 17 - Long Way Home
Alicia must prove that allegations of sexual harassment against Lockhart & Gardner client Colin Sweeney are false or he will be forced out of his company
Episode 18 - Gloves Come Off
Alicia faces Louis Canning in court when the firm represents a client who suffered severe injuries when a snowmobile malfunctioned and struck a tree
Episode 19 - Blue Ribbon Panel
Alicia takes a seat on a panel investigating alleged police misconduct. The case involves an officer who shot and killed a man on a subway platform.
Episode 20 - Pants on Fire
Alicia and Diane represent one of three girls convicted of a murder at summer camp five years previously who has been offered a plea bargain by the state.
Episode 21 - The Penalty Box
Alicia and Diane represent a judge who has been accused of misconduct during a murder trial he handled for the state as a prosecutor 20 years earlier.
Episode 22 - The Dream Team
Louis Canning and Patti Nyholm launch a suit against Lockhart & Gardner for fraud and malicious prosecution