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"The Necessity Defense" is the third episode of the second season of For Life. It first aired on December 2, 2020.


At the urging of Spencer Richardson, Aaron defends a woman charged with holding hospital workers at gunpoint to secure lifesaving treatment for her son. Aaron and Marie navigate their newly intimate relationship, and a young social justice warrior joins Aaron and Roswell's firm.

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  • John Douglas Thompson as Spencer Richardson
  • Sean Boyce Johnson as Scotty Williams
  • Heather Alicia Simms as Alice Martin
  • Alexandra Socha as Charlotte
  • Taprena Augustine as Samantha Hailey
  • Matthew Boston as Jordan Kent
  • Adam Feingold as Micelli
  • Kerry Flanagan as Elise Baccus
  • Woody Fu as A.D.A. Andrew Sun
  • Marcus Naylor as James Martin
  • Shaun O'Hagan as Joe Davidson
  • Chance Smith as Josh Martin
  • Jeorge Bennett Watson as Thomas Wilson
  • Mark Zeisler as Judge Mitchell