Premise

Durable cops-and-lawyers procedural with gripping headline-inspired storylines and two distinct halves: the investigation of the crime, followed by the prosecution of the case in court.

Active Cast

Jerry Orbach Det. Lennie Briscoe
Benjamin Bratt Det. Reynaldo Curtis
Sam Waterston DA Jack McCoy
Jesse L. Martin Det. Edward Green
S. Epatha Merkerson Lt. Anita Van Buren
Fred Dalton Thompson DA Arthur Branch
Milena Govich Det. Nina Cassady
Alana De La Garza ADA Consuela `Connie' Rubirosa
George Dzundza Det. Max Greevey
Richard Brooks ADA Paul Robinette
Chris Noth Det. Mike Logan
Steven Hill DA Adam Schiff
Dann Florek Capt. John Cragen
Paul Sorvino Det. Phil Cerreta
Jill Hennessy ADA Claire Kincaid
Angie Harmon ADA Abbie Carmichael
Dianne Wiest DA Nora Lewin
Elisabeth Rohm ADA Serena Southerlyn
Dennis Farina Det. Joe Fontana
Annie Parisse ADA Alexandra Borgia