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Dark Verdict is the eleventh episode of the first season of Laramie.
Guest Star: Thomas Mitchell (Judge Hedrick)
with Warren Stevens (Jim Hedrick), L.Q. Jones (John MacLean), Dean Stanton (Vern Cowan), Grant Richards (Isaih Carter), Thomas B. Henry (Judge), Leake Bevil (Canyon Rider), Paul E. Burns (Prospector), Walter Coy (Prosecutor)
Jess and Slim try to stop a posse set on lynching Jess' friend John McLane. When they try to bring the lynch mob to justice the mob is provided with a slick defense by Judge Hedrick. In anger and frustration Jess sets off to extract his own vengeance on the posse leader and Judge Hedrick. However, when Jess arrives at Hedrick's place he discovers that the Judge has committed suicide and his son (the posse leader) is set to cover his father's suicide by framing Jess.