After the death of his brother, a man retains Benedict to get himself a larger share of the deceased's estate.
An entertainer who was convicted on a narcotics charge asks Sam Benedict to help him with his appeal.
Benedict takes the defense of a San Francisco socialite accused of murdering her husband and decides to plead not guilty by reason of insanity.
Benedict takes the case of woman who's in-laws are suing for custody of her unborn child on the grounds that she is mentally retarded and would be an unfit mother.
A woman learns that her beloved father embezzled nearly $150,000 before his sudden and untimely death.
A woman asks Sam to help her persuade her hubby to get married in a religious ceremony before her devoutly religious mother arrives on the scene for the birth of the couple's first child.
Benedict defends a young man accused of murdering one of San Francisco's most prominent citizens.
A woman's false testimony might have sent an innocent man to the gas chamber.
A routine adoption hearing is interrupted by the adoptee's natural mother who says that she has kicked her narcotics habit and now wants her child back.
A police officer begins harassing a gangster.
An insurance swindler who fled the country returns and asks Sam for help.
Because he's busy with another trial, Sam sends Hank Tabor to fill in for him in the defense of a dancer charged with murder.
Sam takes the case of a businessman who's charged with burning down his factory to collect the insurance.
A convict about to be paroled from Alcatraz falls for his prison psychologist.
Benedict defends a lookalike who is accused of bilking money from charities for 17 children he "adopted."
Sam's co-counsel in the trial of two murderers makes a secret deal with the prosecution.
A teacher finds his job threatened when he opposes local censorship policies.
An avowed racist and a Communist both seek the help of Benedict's firm.
Benedict is appointed to defend a woman accused of murder only she doesn't care whether he mounts a defense or not.