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"Promises" is the second episode of the first season of For Life. It first aired on February 18, 2020.


Aaron Wallace's fight to overturn his conviction to a life sentence continues. Tensions rise between Aaron and his crew when he provides counsel to a white supremacist in order to repay his debt to inmate Wild Bill. District Attorney Maskins ups his game when Aaron sues the NYPD in an attempt to gain access to his case file. Meanwhile, his daughter's boyfriend, Ronnie, braces for confrontation as he visits the prison to meet Aaron for the first time.

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  • Brandon J. Dirden as Darius Johnson
  • Erik Jensen as Dez O'Reilly
  • Peter Greene as Wild Bill
  • Todd Susman as Judge Ira Wexler
  • Toney Goins as Ronnie Baxter
  • Sean Ringgold as Huey Cornell
  • Hassan Johnson as Bobby Latimer
  • Matt Deangelis as Joey Knox
  • Will Tomi as Phil Lee
  • Truck Hudson as Henderson
  • Brandon Morris as Lassiter
  • Andrea Leigh as Hearing Examiner
  • Matt Dellapina as Tom Hansen
  • JoJo Kushner as Zoe Masry
  • Cameron Mann as Justin Masry
  • Lou Martini Jr. as Mark Velarde
  • Chad Gittens as Court Officer
  • Khalil McMillan as Transport CO
  • Christine Renee Miller as Jesse Hinkler
  • Darrell Shipley as Visitor Gate CO
  • Aristeo F. Kardi as Visiting Room CO
  • Ed Walsh as Solitary Guard
  • Bahiyah Hibah as Surveillance Guard
  • Darik Bernard as Walter
  • Brendan Burke as Gavin
  • Mike Figueroa as Tiller