Rabb is assigned to prosecute a man accused of killing his wife’s lover after finding them alone together on the beach at night. The accused, after also being called a wife beating woman hater, demands a woman lawyer to defend him. MacKenzie is assign against her adamant objections. While the man’s wife is the prosecution's main witness since she says she witnessed the murder, he claims he was home asleep the night of the murder. Rabb and Mac must work from their opposite sides on the court to find out what really occurred the night of the murder.