The second season of American Crime is set in the U.S. Midwest -- representative of the canvas that is America -- at two high schools, one public and one private. Issues of sexual orientation and socioeconomic disparity come to a boil when lurid photos of a high school boy, Taylor Blaine, are posted on social media following a school party. Circumstances become more complicated when Taylor accuses two players on an elite private high school's championship basketball team, Kevin LaCroix and Eric Tanner, of drugging, assaulting and then posting the pictures of him online.
Issues of sexual orientation and socioeconomic disparity come to a boil when lurid photos of a high school boy are posted on social media following a school party.
Anne struggles to get the authorities to help her son; Terri has an intervention with Kevin.
Kevin is identified as a participant in the events that occurred at the party; Anne feels defensive.
A revelation leads to the members of the basketball team facing invasive DNA testing.
Taylor has to defend his actions to the police; Anne struggles with a discovery about her son.
Leslie welcomes Eric back to Leyland; An incident at Marshall High School incites a student protest.
Taylor struggles as he tries to stop feeling like a victim; Anne's medical records are exposed.
A loss at Leyland High School is mourned; Leslie's job is on the line; Sebastian tries to help Anne.
After a Leyland student is murdered on campus, members of the community re-examine their choices.