Zoe enlists Lightman to help with her client -- a 21 year-old star college football player who has been accused of statutory rape with a 16 year-old girl. An added angle of the case is that the accused is black, while the girl is white. Was there racial bias in the charge? The case hits home for Lightman, who learns that his daughter Emily was friends with the group of girls who attend these college fraternity parties. Through the course of their investigation, Lightman and Torres determine that Zoe's client was set-up by the girl, whose friends leaked the video of the hookup. He had no idea that she was underage.
Meanwhile, Foster and Loker travel to a religious compound to determine whether its claim of IRS exemption is valid. They believe it is a nefarious cult. When Foster facilitates the escape of one woman and her children, she faces the wrath of both Loker and the government.