After a night of partying with a female stranger, a man wakes up to find her stabbed to death and is charged with her murder.
What starts as a perfect night for Pakistani-American student Nasir “Naz” Khan becomes a nightmare when he’s arrested for murder.
As attorney John Stone counsels Naz, lead detective Dennis Box investigates the crime.
Awaiting his formal arraignment at Rikers Island, Naz realizes that his survival, or perhaps his demise, rests with a particular inmate, Freddy.
At Rikers, an inmate named Calvin takes Naz into his confidence as Freddy continues to make protection overtures. On the outside looking in, Stone plays detective and uncovers some important information about Andrea's troubled past. Alison and Helen discuss a possible plea deal for Naz as Chandra counsels the accused.
Detective Box reconstructs Naz’s whereabouts on “the night of.”
As prosecutor Helen Weiss prepares for trial, Naz’s alliance with Freddy deepens.
The trial of The State v. Nasir Khan moves to the defense phase.