Things go from bad to worse when Alicia throws a party for the upcoming wedding of Howard and Jackie; Jason is asked to investigate Peter before his trial.
Alicia and Lucca head to Toronto to help an NSA agent being detained by customs officials; Diane’s husband decides to sell his business to a rival; Peter faces possible arrest.
Alicia and Diane defend the privacy rights of a therapist after his neighbor flies a drone over the man’s home office; the assistant U.S. attorney tries to use Eli’s daughter as leverage in a case against Peter.
Diane defends the father of a shooting victim after he’s charged with defamation for portraying the owner of a gun store as a murderer; Alicia discovers that Grace is accused of plagiarizing her college entrance essay.
While assistant U.S. attorney Connor Fox (Matthew Morrison) assembles a grand jury, Alicia, Eli and Mike Tascioni (Will Patton) research the charges Peter is facing; Alicia’s family interrupts her weekend with Jason.
Alicia joins some attorneys who are advising the government on a controversial case; Eli asks Elsbeth Tascioni (Carrie Preston) 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.
After a former bond court client is wrongfully imprisoned, Alicia argues against Judge Schakowsky; the student editor of a college newspaper is threatened with termination after writing a politically charged article.
The whole Florrick family rides with Eli and Ruth on the campaign bus to Iowa; Peter tries to win votes with a high-risk stunt.