Executive producers Viola Davis and Julius Tennon have teamed up with XCON Productions and Lincoln Square Productions for the powerful, new documentary series, The Last Defense. The seven-episode docu-series explores and exposes flaws in the American justice system through emotional, in-depth examinations of the death row cases of Darlie Routier and Julius Jones. The series will seek to trace the path that led both Routier and Jones to their places on death row, while taking a deep look into their personal stories.
New evidence comes to light, and a race to win a new trial for Julius Jones begins.
The prosecution's star witness testifies he was there when Julius pulled the trigger; a critical piece of evidence is never seen by the jury; Julius' current lawyers give him hope.
University of Oklahoma student Julius Jones is arrested for the shooting death of a businessman.
Darlie's defense team explores alternative theories and lays out its strategy for a retrial.
The prosecution presents a damaging video of Darlie having a party at her children's gravesite.
Dallas housewife Darlie Routier urges police to find the intruder she claims killed her sons.