A rehabilitated ex-convict is suspected of killing a policeman and is jailed. Maris comes to his defence.
Harry Connors is a thug who confeses to killing the man who testified against him. Later he changes his story and his attorney quits the case. Maris comes to the rescue.
Tom Sheppard is sent to jail for the muder of his former girlfriend on the testimony of an elderly eyewitness. Tom's fiancÃ©e asks Maris for help on the case. Maris' investigation reveals surprising facts.
Ed Reed's house burns down and a female friend is killed. Reed is accused of arson and murder and is jailed. Maris believes in Reed and investigates.
A femme fatale lies in her testimony. In the process her husband is jailed for a murder he did not commit and her murderous boyfriend goes free. Maris comes in to try correct the injustice.
An ex-convict and his son get implicated in a theft and get arrested. Maris believes in the two men and gets to work on finding the truth about what happened.
In prison a gang leader is stabbed and killed. Ron Davis is charged with the murder and is sentenced for execution. After reviewing the case file Maris concludes that the wrong man was convicted for the killing.
A wealthy businessman, unhappy with a contract he's signed, tries to void the contract through devious and unscrupulous means. His actions place an innocent man in trouble with the law for assault and battery. The problem for Maris is that it's his client breaking the law.
In an attempt to find out more facts from a murder trial Maris uses psychiatry as a defence.
An ex-convict who has become emotionally unstable kidnaps Maris and his assistant because he blames Maris for his conviction.
A shop worker is charged for the murder of the supervisor. The reason: the man is an immigrant and bigotry enters the judicial system. Maris is on hand to defend.
Frank is an ex-convict who is going straight and is now the son-in-law of a policeman. Two of Frank's old friends commit a robbery and Frank is jailed. Maris tries to help but a few surprises come his way.
A college student is unable to repay loan sharks and gives them the keys to his father's automobile. The loan sharks then hit someone on the highway then run. The father is implicated in the crime. Maris tries to help the father who used to be one of his teachers and discovers the case is about more than a ""hit and run.""
A young couple is planning to elope but the plans come to a screeching halt when drugs are found in the car they rent. Maris comes in and investigates.
Jimmy Stockton is a prizefighter who's wife promised to leave him if he lost in the ring again. When his wife is killed the police arrest him for murder. Maris is a reluctant defense attorney but surprises are in store. The coroner also has interesting information vital to the case.
The chief lawyer for the state anti-crime committee is killed and a former gambler is accused of the murder. Maris defends the gambler.
A father suspects his teenage son is involved in a robbery and a shooting. The father then hires Maris to defend his son of possible charges.
A soldier is accused of killing another soldier in a brawl over a woman. Maris is called in to help the accused soldier and clothes play an important role in the defence.
A prizefighter bets against himself in an upcoming fight. Maris becomes suspicious of his actions.
A neighborhood gang steal the gun of former gang member and now Policeman Crothy and commit a crime and a murder. Crothy, the owner of the gun, is arrested for the killing. Both Lt. Weston and Maris believe in Crothy's innocence and begin the investigation.
Fred Prescott, a news commentator, is murdered and Maris investigates.
A locksmith is charged with the murder of a jewelry store owner. Maris goes undercover to try to prove the locksmith innocent but runs afoul of the law.
A jazz musician is charged with murder. Maris uses a trumpet to clear the musician.
A blackmailer is killed after warning a city official that he'll release scandalous information about his wife if he doesn't resign his position. The police arrest the city official for the killing. Maris investigates the murder.
A theatrical producer is robbed and killed. An elderly Shakespearean is arrested for the murder. Maris is there to help the aging actor.
A young controller of a firm commits suicide before the audit of the books. Was it a suicide? Maris is not so sure and investigates.
A husband is charged with the murder of his wife. Maris tries to discover what happened.
A woman is found murdered after a night of partying with a rich oil man. The oil man is arrested for the killing. Maris investigated and finds a few surprises.
A millionaire playboy is murdered and a girl is charged with the murder and sentenced to the electric chair. Maris belives the girl is innocent and investigates.
A policeman is charged for the murder of a bookie. The ones who are the likely suspects have an airtight cover story. Maris takes the case to help the policeman.
A foreigner is accused of murdering her fiancÃ©'s father. Maris is urged by a young copy boy pretenting to be a reporter to take the case and investigate.
Lt. Weston is charged for the murder of an ex-policeman while on vacation. Maris is sure that the murder was a frame-up and the culprit is a local gangster with a grudge.
Mr. Mitchel is charged for the murder of a young woman. His wife believes in her husband and hires Maris to defend him and investigate.
The testimony of a witness has dire consequences for a man charged with murder. However, the victim's last words do not implicate the man charged with the crime. Maris investigates.
A supervisor at a zoo is poisoned and the zoologist is charged with murder.
A teenager is charged with murder and Maris' secretary urges him to take the case.
A man is convicted of murdering his former employer. His wife, Betty Nelson, comes to Maris and pleads that he investigate the case and have it re-opened.
A circus performer, whose forte is throwing the knife, is charged for the murder of another circus performer in a jealous fit of rage over his wife and arrested. Maris believes the circus performer is innocent.
A man is suspected of a jewelry heist and a killing and is arrested. The man is a former client of Maris' and he investigates.
Maris and Lt. Weston go fishing on vacation. At the lodge they stay the owner is accused of murdering his adulterous wife. Rather than fish, Maris and Weston investigate.
Dan Gray invents an explosive formula similar to dynamite. After a golfer is killed with an exploding golf ball the inventor is arrested for murder. Maris and Lt. Weston investigate. Gloria Larkley is Dan's supporting girlfriend.
Barney Klein lives on skid row and is accused of stealing money from a local half-way house. Maris defends Barney.
Jean Davis, a flight attendant, is murdered. When Maris investigates the case he discovers that many people had a reason to kill Ms. Davis. The problem is that all of them have solid alibis.
A psychologist, Dr. Von Heisinger, is murdered. The weapon: an arrow. Maris investigates.
An ex-convict runs a gift shop and finds the dead body of a well known gangster in his shop. He is arrested for murder. Maris and Lt. Weston, who are friends of the accused, help in the investigation.
Bill Donati, a laborer, is accused of killing a local racketeer named Al Curis. Maris defends Bill.
Whitney Coleman is charged for murder when her estranged husband is found dead. Maris comes to her aid and investigates.
A union member is accused of selling stolen property. The union hires Maris to defend the man charged with the crime.
A well-to-do medical doctor, William Stanhope, is accused of killing his wife and arrested. Maris investigates.
A scientist, who's also a top-notch secret agent, is accused of misusing top-secret information and botching his assigned job. Maris comes to his aid.
A friend of Maris is arrested for the murder of a detective. Maris is motivated to clear his friend and discovers the dead detective was running afoul of the law.
A Greek immigrant, Alexis George, receives a shipment of rare coins to sell from his mother in Greece but is burglarized in the process. A friend of Alexis is supected of murder and the robbery. Maris investigates.
A skeleton buried under a road is found by contruction workers. Maris investigates the possible crime.
Professor Hasting thinks his wife is too worried about the welfare of criminals and their concerns. He decides his wife needs a lesson in reality.
Maris receives an important clue from a young girl in an employment agency racket. Maris decides to investigate.
Larry Wade is a policeman who decides to help out the victim of the crime instead of chasing the perpetrator. This places him in trouble with his superiors and is charged with dereliction of duty. Maris defends Wade which places him at odds with Lt. Weston.
Sam Putman is charged with arson. Maris investigates and defends Mr. Putman since he is an old friend of his father.
A woman is charged and jailed for the murder of her husband. Her step-daughter, Jennifer, asks Maris to investigate the case because she believes in her step-mother. Jennifer turns out to be quite a sleuth and help Maris with the case.
A death of a prospector worries the owners of a mine and send Maris to protect their interests and investigate the crime.
Maris travels to Paris to meet a potential client but finds him murdered. A suspect is arrested for the murder but Maris is not sure he's the killer. Maris investigates in Europe.
Lloyd Randell is killed and Debby Arnold is charged with murder. Maris defends her but has to review an incredible amount of evidence in order to make a good case.
A Korean war veteran suffering from post shock traumatic stress disorder flees after being accused of killing an acquaintance. When Maris comes to his defense he discovers the dead woman had a note addressed to him.
An assistant dress designer is charged with murdering his employer. Maris investigates and defends.
Mr. Burkhart, Sr. accuses his grandson George of stealing. He claims only the two of them knew the combination of the safe. Maris investigates the allegation.
A spree of ""hit and runs"" bewilder the police department. Maris and Lt. Weston are on the case and discover interesting facts in the eight accident. The clues lead them to a dance studio the victims were members of.
Maris heads to the West Indies for some rest and recreation but his vacation is cut short when a plantation owner is killed. Maris investigates.
A Broadway actress who no one likes is murdered. Everyone she knew had a reason to want her dead. Maris investigates.
Maris takes a trip to the zoo. A murder takes place and a zoo worker with a police record, fightened that he'll be the logical one arrested, panics and kidnaps Maris.
A cake is poisoned at an office party and the payroll is heisted. A man takes the blame for the crime. Maris is hired by the man's wealthy uncle to clear him.
A rich oil man is the victim of the theft of his securities. His former employee is accused of the crime. Maris invesigates.
A woman dies suddenly and it is ruled a suicide. The woman was a former client of Maris, and he is not so sure. Maris investigates.
Joe Tanner is an ex-convict but is now reformed and leading a good life. The police, however, charge him with a crime. Tanner claims he is innocent. Maris investigates.
After a murder trial where the defendant was found guilty, Maris get a telegram from an important witness in the case stating that the convicted man was not guilty. Maris investigates.
Sergent Corey is court martialed for murder. Lt. Weston believes in Sgt. Corey because he helped him get started in his military career. Maris helps in the investigation.
A newspaper columnist is murdered and Al Bingham, another newsman, is charged with murdering him. Maris investigates.
A murder and a robbery takes place. Maris finds an envelope full of money tied to the case. Maris investigates.
An intruder is shot by a woman, an ex-showgirl. It so happens that the intruder was her husband. Maris investigates.
Nan Havens, traveling behind the iron curtian, is charged with espionage when microfilm carring government secrets is found in her automobile. Maris believes she is innocent and defends her.