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The series reaches its dramatic conclusion.
The series reaches its dramatic conclusion.
Peter's trial begins and Alicia works desperately to keep him from returning to prison. Meanwhile, Diane and Lucca move aggressively to expand the law firm but face serious opposition from David Lee.
Alicia’s night goes from bad to worse when she throws a party to celebrate Howard and Jackie’s upcoming wedding. Also, Eli asks Jason to investigate Peter in preparation for his trial.
Alicia and Lucca fly to Toronto to represent an NSA agent who was detained by customs officers when he attempted to re-enter the U.S. Meanwhile, Diane becomes concerned when her husband decides to retire and sell his business to a rival; and Peter contemplates an uncertain future when he faces possible arrest.
Alicia and Diane defend the privacy rights of a therapist whose neighbor flies a drone over his home office. Meanwhile, Connor Fox tries to use Eli's daughter as leverage in the case against Peter; and the power struggle at the firm reaches a boiling point.
Diane, Cary and Lucca defend the grieving father of a shooting victim in a defamation suit over a billboard he put up describing a gun store owner as a murderer. Meanwhile, Alicia and Jason's romantic rendezvous is interrupted when Alicia learns that Grace is being accused of plagiarizing her college entrance essay.
As the grand jury against Peter Florrick is assembled, with Assistant U.S. Attorney Connor Fox leading the proceedings, Alicia, Eli and Peter’s lawyer, Mike Tascioni, attempt to discover what charges are being leveled against him. Also, Alicia and Jason attempt to spend a quiet weekend together but are interrupted by her meddling family.
Alicia joins some attorneys who are advising the government on a controversial case. Meanwhile, Eli asks Elsbeth Tascioni to figure out why the FBI is targeting Peter.
Alicia has a difficult time adjusting when she and Lucca join Lockhart, Agos & Lee; a case involving a secret new tablet causes a rift.
Alicia argues against judge Schakowsky when she learns that a former bond court client was wrongfully imprisoned.
Alicia and Cary join forces to defend a former client facing a multi-million dollar lawsuit over ownership rights to his new music.
Tensions run high as the entire Florrick family is crammed into Peter’s campaign bus with Eli and Ruth on their way to the Iowa Caucuses. Once there, Peter attempts a high-risk political stunt to gain votes for his presidential bid.
A well-respected surgeon is accused of plotting to commit a crime; Ruth suggests that Courtney Paige (Vanessa Williams) hire Jason for business in another state, hoping to remove him from Alicia's life.
Alicia and Lucca join forces with Louis Canning to defend a website accused of racial profiling. Meanwhile, Eli and Ruth worry about the nature of Alicia's relationship with Jason and how it could impact Peter's presidential campaign.
Diane is personally conflicted when she is forced to argue a heated case between pro-choice and pro-life advocates in order to retain an important client, represented by attorney Ethan Carver. Also, Alicia and Lucca are desperate for new business and attempt to poach clients from Louis Canning.
Louis Canning represents a person who was injured while test-driving a car in driverless mode. To present a united family front, Peter moves back in with Alicia.
Alicia and Lucca defend a former technology firm employee who was fired after failing a polygraph test; Eli wants to leak information that would damage Peter's campaign -- but could also impact Alicia.
Jason uses aggressive investigative tactics while working on a student loan case with Alicia and Lucca; Howard points to Cary as the primary offender when he alleges ageism at Lockhart, Agos & Lee; Eli creates drama among the Florricks.
Alicia clashes with a bond court judge when she agrees to support a client's plea of innocence in a shoplifting case. Meanwhile, Diane is coerced into arguing against her own beliefs in a case focusing on physician-assisted suicide.
Alicia and Lucca work together on a complicated case involving a designer drug dealer. Meanwhile, Eli persuades Alicia and Veronica to take part in a mother-daughter cooking show to help Peter's campaign, but things don't go as planned.
Alicia argues a complex museum vandalism case that involves photographs taken by a mother of her son, and considers enlisting the help of investigator Jason Crouse. Meanwhile, Cary deals with partner Howard Lyman's inappropriate conduct towards some younger associates at the firm.
As Alicia tries to revive her struggling law career, attorney Lucca Quinn becomes her competition. Peter engages a new strategist for his campaign, changing the dynamic with Eli in the process.
Alicia takes on a college rape case which pits her against Louis Canning when it moves from a university hearing to civil court. Meanwhile, Eli and Elfman conduct a political focus group as Alicia dives into her campaign for State’s Attorney.
While preparing his case against Cary, Finn discovers a potentially devastating piece of evidence which could have ramifications for Alicia and Peter. Meanwhile, Eli becomes wary when a new prospective candidate emerges in the race for State’s Attorney.
Cary’s freedom lies in the hands of his pretrial service officer, Joy Grubick, as she interviews his colleagues to determine whether or not he should remain behind bars. Meanwhile, Alicia and Dean find themselves in unfamiliar territory when a client’s case ends up in Christian Arbitration. Robert Sean Leonard guest stars as Del Paul, an arbitrator. Taye Diggs returns as Dean Levine-Wilkins, an equity partner at Lockhart/Gardner.
Season 6 ends with Alicia getting a suspicious call from a client and discovering that he's being held in a secret police facility where people are detained without officially being booked.
When a former client (Dorian Missick) calls Alicia after being charged with murder tied to a case from 2009, Alicia reviews the old case, prompting memories of her early days as a lawyer.
Alicia faces an uncertain future when she is forced to resign as State’s Attorney in the wake of a voter fraud scandal. Also, R.D. (Oliver Platt) hires Diane and Cary to argue against two ultra-conservative lawyers for a test case involving mandatory minimum sentencing.
When potential voter fraud is discovered in the State’s Attorney election, Eli and Alicia take steps to stop a recount by enlisting the help of a well-respected civil rights lawyer, Spencer Randolph (Ron Rifkin). Also, Diane learns she unwittingly submitted false evidence in Cary’s case.
Still reeling from the cyber-hack at her law firm, Alicia is ambushed with questions about her leaked emails during a television interview. Meanwhile, Diane takes on a case that pits her sympathies towards gay marriage against the rights of religious freedom. Also, an investigator starts looking into the evidence Diane used to get Cary out of prison.
The partners of Florrick/Agos/Lockhart find themselves at odds when they voice different opinions regarding the company’s future. Also, the firm falls victim to a cyber-hack after it takes on the case of a movie producer whose work is pirated on a peer-to-peer sharing site.
Alicia’s political future is on the line when Peter gives an interview that could influence voter turnout on Election Day. Meanwhile, a weekend getaway with Kurt and his affluent hunting buddies could lead Diane to a prosperous new client for the firm. Oliver Platt guest stars.
When Colin Sweeney accuses a television producer of basing an unflattering character and show on his life, Diane and Cary must prove that they are capable of handling his case as Alicia focuses on the race for State’s Attorney. Also, Alicia competes against Frank Prady for a major campaign donation.
As Cary gets ready for incarceration by working with a prison consultant, the members of Florrick/Agos/Lockhart do everything they can to help him; Alicia starts debate preparation.
Alicia prepares for an interview that could affect the race for state's attorney; Louis Canning pushes for a settlement in his wrongful eviction case against Florrick/Agos/Lockhart.
Alicia and Elsbeth put their legal battle on hold when the government brings an economic espionage charge against both of their clients. Meanwhile, Diane sets her sights on moving Florrick/Agos/Lockhart into the Lockhart/Gardner/Canning office space, leading to a battle with her former partners David Lee and Louis Canning.
When Frank Prady decides to go after Governor Florrick as a campaign tactic, Alicia is faced with the decision of whether or not to attack Peter’s record as well. Meanwhile when Florrick/Agos/Lockhart take on the case of a man paralyzed by a malfunctioning gun created on a 3D printer, they call on Kurt McVeigh to testify as an expert witness, which leads to a rift between Diane and her husband. Michael J. Fox and David Hyde Pierce reprise their guest starring roles.
When Alicia agrees to further explore the option of running for State’s Attorney, Eli brings a respected campaign manager into the fold to help her decide once and for all.
When Alicia and Dean represent a fired female CEO in a sex discrimination suit against her company, they face a tough defense team in familiar foes Elsbeth Tascioni and Rayna Hecht. Meanwhile, a hacker seizes control and threatens to delete all of Florrick/Agos/Lockhart’s files, sending the firm into panic mode when he demands a ransom.
Alicia and Frank Prady square off in a crucial debate in the race for State’s Attorney as Peter and the city of Chicago prepare for a potential riot.
Alicia is adamant in her refusal to run for State’s Attorney despite Eli’s attempts to persuade her to launch a campaign. Meanwhile, as Diane considers joining Florrick/Agos as partner, an internal crisis threatens to destroy the firm.
As Cary's case goes to trial, he considers a plea deal involving jail time; a joke gets Alicia in trouble as her campaign progresses.
Alicia scrambles to hold onto Florrick/Agos’ biggest client as the firm continues to struggle with an internal legal crisis. Meanwhile, Diane continues to plot her move from Lockhart/Gardner and looks for partners to bring with her to the new firm.