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"Zoe Mitchell is not a victim here. Orchestrating the cold-blooded murder of Rachel Glasser. It was Zoe who wanted this girl dead. [...] Bullied Molly and Megan into luring Rachel into the woods behind their school to kill her. Together, they stabbed her not once Not twice But 52 times."
—Rita Kaplan to the court[src]

A.D.A. Rita Kaplan is a minor character on How to Get Away with Murder. She is the prosecutor who worked on the case against Zoe Mitchell.

BiographyEdit

Season 2Edit

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Rita presenting the footage. ("Skanks Get Shanked")

After being assigned the case of the murder of Rachel Glasser, Rita puts the murder on Zoe Mitchell. The other members who killed Rachel, Rita presented a plea deal in order for them to testify against Zoe in open court. During the trial, Annalise Keating presents her opening statement, claiming that Zoe was the victim and that Molly and Megan are the ones who pressured Zoe into killing her. During Rita's opening statement, she states that she thinks the opposite, that Zoe pressured the girls into killing Rachel. Later, the prosecutor calls Dr. Healy to the stand who provides a phycological insight to the girls "group" and claims that Zoe has an antisocial personality disorder. Annalise crosses the doctor and ends up getting his testimony thrown out. After court, Rita receives a video from an anonymous source of which she presents it to the court. The video was taken off of Zoe's phone which shows the girls talking about killing other people. After, Molly is put on the stand where Annalise presents a video where it shows Zoe copying what Molly does. Molly tells Annalise that she only hung around with Zoe because she hung around with Rachel and that she forced her way into their group. After hearing enough, Zoe stands and shouts to Molly in court saying that she is nothing without her. Her outburst suggesting that Zoe wasn't such a victim after all. After court, Zoe is taken away by the court police while her mother and father watch emotionally. ("Skanks Get Shanked")

AppearancesEdit

Season 2
"It's Time to Move On" "She's Dying" "It's Called the Octopus" "Skanks Get Shanked" "Meet Bonnie"
"Two Birds, One Millstone" "I Want You to Die" "Hi, I'm Philip" "What Did We Do?" "What Happened to You, Annalise?"
"She Hates Us" "It's a Trap" "Something Bad Happened" "There's My Baby" "Anna Mae"
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