Trial 4 (2020)

Trial 4 (2020)

Charged as a teen in the 1993 killing of a Boston cop, Sean K. Ellis fights to prove his innocence while exposing police corruption and systemic racism.


08Season 1

The Ending Explained

November 11, 2020

The election of a new district attorney gives Ellis reason to hope. Later, a hush-hush press conference puts everyone on edge.

07Season 1


November 11, 2020

As the voters of Suffolk County prepare to elect their next district attorney, Scapicchio digs into who funded the reward for Ellis' conviction.

06Season 1

A Taste Of Freedom

November 11, 2020

Knowing it's his last chance, Ellis nervously prepares for a fourth murder trial. Also, an investigator searches for an old witness.

05Season 1

Hidden Link

November 11, 2020

Ellis' attorney, Rosemary Scapicchio, remains dogged in her pursuit of the missing documents that may hold the key to her client getting a new trial.

04Season 1

Badge Of Shame

November 11, 2020

Journalists expose corruption in the Boston Police Department, inspiring Ellis to seek a new trial and perhaps a new lawyer.

03Season 1

Three Trials

November 11, 2020

As Ellis and his lawyers recount his first jury trial, former jurors share their decision processes. A witness's statements are put to the test.

02Season 1

Usual Suspects

November 11, 2020

Police home in on a suspect, a 19-year-old named Sean K. Ellis. Boston journalists and cops recall another murder case that fanned racial tensions.

01Season 1

Execution Style Murder

November 11, 2020

In 1993, the execution-style killing of a Boston police officer sets off a frantic citywide search for suspects.