Bryan Stevenson, a lawyer of unfaltering convictions, goes where few are brave enough to wander. Walter McMillian, an inmate on death row, encounters a stroke of good fortune when Stevenson takes on his harrowing case. Though McMillian was charged with murdering an 18-year-old girl, the evidence suggests otherwise. In the hopes of furnishing McMillian with the freedom he deserves, Stevenson immerses himself in the fight for justice. As affairs unfold, Stevenson is faced with seemingly insurmountable roadblocks. With his grit and resilience, he'll stop at nothing to prevail.