Only 2 of the 4 boys accused will stand trial...Steve and James King. King accuses Steve of being the trigger man during the robbery causing the store owner's death. This event leads to the trial and investigation.
Bobo Evans testifies that James King was the trigger man, and the Steve was just the look-out.
George Sawicki's the film club mentor says great things about Steve to change the people's and the judge's minds.
Steve lies awake writing in his journal about his trial. He also writes that he has problems handling sad details about the robbery.
Steve and his father talk in the cell about the college about Morehouse. His father tells him that his mother that very sad and worried.
Steve gives a hug to his lawyer but she does not hug him back. We also learn that James King was found guilty and Steve was innocent