After a night out 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.
Stone works to uncover information about the crime.
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.
A controversy surrounding the defense puts Stone in the spotlight as Naz’s trial reaches its climax.