High profile lawyer, Martin Hunter has an impeccable record putting criminals behind bars and is a shoo-in for governor in the upcoming election. But when ambitious rookie journalist, C.J. Nicholas begins investigating Hunter for tampering with evidence to secure his convictions, the district attorney`s perfect record is up for scrutiny. Commencing a risky game of cat and mouse with Hunter, C.J. frames himself as a murder suspect to catch the corrupt D.A. in the act. Romantically involved with C.J. but unaware of his assignment, assistant D.A. Ella Crystal becomes caught between her boss`s political ambitions and C.J.`s dangerous expose. As mounting evidence stacks up against both men, Ella`s own life becomes threatened when she discovers incriminating proof that puts the fate of both C.J`s innocence and Hunter`s reputation in her hands.