When a Mexican-American teen (Rafael Campos) in a small California town is accused of rape and murder, an idealistic law professor (Glenn Ford) is recruited to represent him. However, the academic soon learns he's not in the classroom anymore, once Ford discovers that those bankrolling the defense have a corrupt agenda for doing so. Powerful court story co-stars Dorothy McGuire, Arthur Kennedy, Katy Jurado, John Hodiak. 105 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono.