‘Chicago Justice’ Episode Guide (March 19): A Navy Vet Found Dead

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‘Chicago Justice’ Episode Guide (March 19): A Navy Vet Found Dead

“Friendly Fire” (03/19/17) – When a man is found stabbed to death in his home, Nagel (Joelle Carter) and Antonio (Jon Seda) discover he was an ex-Navy SEAL who was writing a book that exposed the truth about a top-secret mission.

Stone (Philip Winchester) becomes convinced that the SEAL was killed to suppress the real story of what actually happened on the failed mission. But the US Department of Justice steps in and insists that this strong evidence of motive is classified, thereby jeopardizing Stone’s case.

When Stone defies Jefferies (Carl Weathers) and uses the secret evidence, will it cost him his job?

Guest starring in this episode are Matthew C. Yee, Lindsey Pearlman and Eleni Pappageorge.

Powerhouse creator Dick Wolf delivers a captivating new installment to the hit Chicago franchise. Just like their brethren in the Chicago P.D., the State’s Attorney’s dedicated team of prosecutors and investigators navigate heated city politics and controversy head-on, while fearlessly pursuing justice. As they take on the city’s high-stakes and often media-frenzied cases, they must balance public opinion, power struggles within the system and their unwavering passion for the law.

At the center of the show is prosecutor Peter Stone (Philip Winchester), the ambitious Deputy Chief of the Special Prosecutions Bureau. Relentless in his quest for justice, it’s more than a job, it’s a purpose. Stone is shooting at a target that only he can see. This often puts him in direct conflict with Mark Jefferies (Carl Weathers), the Cook County State’s Attorney who sees the world through a political prism. While Jefferies believes that a good prosecutor gives the jury and the public a clear, clean and digestible narrative, Stone is convinced the law isn’t always best served in a sound bite. Together with their team, Stone and Jefferies strive to bring some much-needed justice to the city of Chicago.

The team also includes Assistant State’s Attorney Anna Valdez (Monica Barbaro), a passionate newcome, who’s more flexible and willing to bend the rules to get the right result; Laura Nagel (Joelle Carter), a tough-as-nails State’s Attorney Investigator that sees each case through the eyes of the victim; and Antonio Dawson (Jon Seda, formerly on “Chicago P.D.”), a level-headed and by-the-book detective turned Chief Investigator.

In addition to Wolf, executive producers include Michael S. Chernuchin (“Law & Order,” “Rogue,” “Black Sails”), Matt Olmstead (Chicago franchise, “Breakout Kings,” “Prison Break”), Derek Haas and Michael Brandt (Chicago franchise, “3:10 to Yuma”), Arthur Forney (“Law& Order: SVU,” Chicago franchise) and Peter Jankowski (“Law & Order” branded series, Chicago franchise).

“Chicago Justice” is produced by Wolf Films in association with Universal Television.

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