The BEST Episodes of Chicago Justice

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jul 4, 2020

Network: NBC

Just like their brethren in the Chicago P.D., the State's Attorney's dedicated team of prosecutors and investigators navigates 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. And it all starts with a gut-wrenching case when one of Chicago's finest is shot in the line of duty.

Drill

#1 - Drill

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Apr 23, 2017

After an innocent girl is killed in a gang-related shooting that was instigated on social media, Stone's obsession for justice endangers the family of a cooperating witness. To salvage his crumbling case, Stone must go head-to-head in the courtroom against both the social media providers who inadvertently fueled the gang war and a cocky young man who may have pulled the trigger.

star 7.83
1,159 votes
Directors: Vincent Misiano
Writers: Richard Sweren
Fake (3)

#2 - Fake (3)

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Mar 1, 2017

Firehouse 51 responded to a horrific warehouse fire that killed 39 people. This led the Chicago P.D. on a manhunt for the suspect. Now with someone in custody for both arson and multiple murders, it is up to Peter Stone and his team, including lead investigator Antonio Dawson to step in to bring some peace and resolution to so many families and friends of those lost - including one very close to home. When the team comes face to face with a hotshot attorney, they find themselves up against a dicey confession, incriminating evidence, and a questionable motive.

star 7.82
2,173 votes
Directors: Donald Petrie
Writers: Michael S. Chernuchin
Lily's Law

#3 - Lily's Law

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Apr 9, 2017

When a female juror on Stone's case against a gangbanger winds up dead, the team believes she was murdered because of her guilty vote. They later learn that she committed suicide - driven to it by the cyber harassment of her former boyfriend. Stone goes after him for murder.

star 7.80
1,222 votes
Directors: Donald Petrie
Writers: Allison Intrieri
Tycoon

#4 - Tycoon

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired May 14, 2017

In the season finale, a crane collapses at a construction site and kills the son-in-law of wealthy real estate developer, Frank Linden. Nagel and Antonio, with the help of CFD Chief Boden discover that the collapse wasn't actually an accident. The team digs into Linden, who has made many enemies, more dangerous friends, and is accustomed to using his money to get his way.

star 7.80
1,078 votes
Directors: Fred Berner
Writers: Bill Chais
Comma

#5 - Comma

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Apr 16, 2017

When Abigail Chapman returns from Spain after being acquitted for murdering her boyfriend while studying abroad, she finds herself the prime suspect in another murder case involving a young college student. During the trial of the real killer, the Second Amendment is put to the test.

star 7.76
1,190 votes
Directors: Alex Zakrzewski
Writers: Allison Intrieri, Michael Chernuchin
Double Helix

#6 - Double Helix

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Apr 2, 2017

When a pregnant woman is found murdered and her baby cut out of her, the State's Attorney's Investigators race to find the baby and the killer. The case is complicated when it's revealed that the killer's DNA matches that of her father: a convicted serial killer already in prison. Both killers then attempt to use the DNA evidence as their ticket to freedom.

star 7.74
1,232 votes
Directors: Donald Petrie
Writers: Elizabeth Rinehart
Uncertainty Principle

#7 - Uncertainty Principle

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Mar 5, 2017

Stone and the State's Attorney team investigates the chain of events following the arrest and death of a young man, ultimately seeking charges against Police, Fire Department and Medical personnel, only to have a recalcitrant Grand Jury indict a single individual: Officer Kevin Atwater. Paul Robinette defends Atwater.

star 7.70
1,687 votes
Directors: Norberto Barba
Writers: William N. Fordes
Friendly Fire

#8 - Friendly Fire

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Mar 19, 2017

When a man is found stabbed to death in his home, Nagel and Antonio discover he was an ex-Navy SEAL who was writing a book that exposed the truth about a top-secret mission.  Stone 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 and uses the secret evidence, will it cost him his job?

star 7.69
1,394 votes
Directors: Stephen Cragg
Writers: April Fitzsimmons, Richard Sweren
Dead Meat

#9 - Dead Meat

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Mar 26, 2017

30 miles outside of Chicago, the cancer riddled body of Chicago PD Officer Tim Cody is found dead in a bathtub.  An apparent suicide.  But when Antonio and Nagel arrive on scene they quickly determine his death was murder.  The trail leads to an old nemesis of Stone and he has to make new law to put him away.

star 7.67
1,326 votes
Directors: Eriq La Salle
Writers: Lawrence Kaplow
See Something

#10 - See Something

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Mar 7, 2017

When a Muslim grad student is brutally murdered, Stone and the team arrest his friend, another Muslim student, who claims he committed murder to prevent a terrorist attack. The jury must decide whether he's a killer or a hero.

star 7.66
1,525 votes
Directors: Fred Berner
Writers: Dick Wolf, Michael Chernuchin
AQD

#11 - AQD

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Apr 30, 2017

When an anti-environmentalist Alderman is killed during a vicious hit-and-run, Antonio and Nagel go all out to track down the driver. But instead of this being an organized hit to save the environment, it turns out the driver is a frantic mother desperate to save her kidnapped daughter. When Valdez discovers the mother was victim of a scam, the legal question becomes complicated: who is responsible for the Alderman's death? The mother trying to save her daughter? Or the perpetrators of the scam?

star 7.66
1,094 votes
Writers: Elizabeth Rinehart, Lawrence Kaplow
Fool Me Twice

#12 - Fool Me Twice

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired May 7, 2017

After a man is shot multiple times and left for dead, and a kilo of diluted heroin is found in his car, Antonio discovers other similar cases where murder victims were found with the same type of adulterated drugs. Ultimately, the narcotics detectives involved in the case-one a decorated hero-appear to be the common thread. Meanwhile, Stone is hesitant to let Nagel be involved in the case, as she has a close connection to the victim.

star 7.64
1,041 votes
Directors: Martha Mitchell
Writers: Bill Chais, William N. Fordes
Judge Not

#13 - Judge Not

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Mar 12, 2017

When a prominent judge is shot and killed while leaving a bar with Valdez, her integrity is called into question and Stone prohibits her from working the case. But the team learns the judge's death is connected to a trial where he handed down a lenient sentence to a college rapist.

star 7.64
1,426 votes
Directors: Elodie Keene
Writers: April Fitzsimmons