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A young woman's body is found in a hotel food-service cart, and the murder investigation turns up superficial evidence implicating a medical student who may be using a research project as a ruse to commit crimes. Ray Backlund: Timothy Busfield.
A man shoots four police officers to death, and the investigation reveals a protective mother and evidence that the victims may have known the shooter. When an arrest is made, the ensuing trial pits cops and detectives against the prosecutors.
A global-warming symposium becomes a crime scene after a scientist is poisoned and collapses during a speech. Detectives Lupo and Bernard initially suspect rivals from his field of study, but a messy custody battle points the investigation toward the victi (more…)
The investigation of a schizophrenic woman's death leads to a case involving a homeless man and his right to refuse medication. Harvey Bower: Seth Barrish. Danielle Melnick: Tovah Feldshuh. Phil Bower: Joseph Hindy. Myrna Bower: Marcia Jean Kurtz. Ron Brew (more…)
Bloodstains in an apartment that belonged to a young couple with a baby leads to the separated parents, each of whom claims that the other has the infant. Amy: Tessa Ghylin. Carla Tyrell: Donna Murphy. Jimmy: Michael C. Williams. Judge Steinman: Susan Blom (more…)
Briscoe and Green investigate the shooting of a mystery writer (Ruthie Henshall) and the death of her accountant. Dean Tyler: Tom Berenger. Carolyn Tyler: Linda Emond. Claude Hays: Richard E. Council. Courtney Tyler: Eliza Clark. Stan Gillum: Garry Bamman (more…)
A crossover episode with “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” involves a wealthy family. When their case reaches court, McCoy finds the powerful matriarch (Jane Alexander) to be a formidable opponent. Rumsey: Josef Sommer. Stephanie: Noelle Beck. Stable (more…)
After the bodies of two teens are found, the detectives trace their identities and learn that one of them had a sister who was traveling with the girls. Stabler: Chris Meloni. Benson: Mariska Hargitay. Laura: Ellen Pompeo. Peter: Sam Ball. Mr. Kendrick: Pa (more…)
A young stockbroker is shot and killed in his office and the ensuing investigation involves a stock scheme and mob connections. Bruce Valentine: Danny Mastrogiorgio. Carl Braddock: Michael Gross. Joey Dantoni Jr.: Frankie Dellarosa. Joseph Dantoni Sr.: Vin (more…)
The investigation of a teen's death involves racial unrest and two police officers. Riley: Earl Hindman. Earl Smith: Danny Johnson. Patrick Flannery: James Georgiades. Elan Holt: Michael Hyatt. Jerome Weathers: Pee Wee Love. Annette Tobin: Ellen Foley. Bri (more…)
The series ends as Lupo and Bernard try to locate a blogger who threatened to blow up a school, but the teachers' union hampers the probe. Van Buren's personal issues become a public affair. Olympic star Lindsey Vonn appears as a union employee.
An American Muslim (Wil Horneff) defends himself against charges that he murdered an academic who challenged his religious beliefs. DA Arthur Branch: Fred Dalton Thompson. Ed Landen: Richard Bekins. Francine Landen: Robin Mattson. Judge Borke: Donna Hanove (more…)
A lawsuit over missing pants becomes a murder case when the defense lawyer is killed. The investigation takes an unexpected turn when Detectives Green and Lupo uncover a connection to a large retail corporation that employs Van Buren's old friend and mento (more…)
The discovery of a body leads to a case involving the victim's fiancé (Frederick Weller) and the fiancé's psychiatrist (Lindsay Crouse). Webber: Fritz Weaver. Janssen: Jenny O'Hara. Mrs. Gorham: Gail Strickland. Gorham: Dennis Creaghan. Mrs. Garrett: Ros (more…)
The absence of a weapon complicates the investigation of the killing of a young honors student, who stole from her family to support her drug habit. Robinette: Richard Brooks. Mrs. Bryan: Mary Alice. Bryan: Douglas Turner Ward. Lucian: Kelly Neal. Stark: L (more…)
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- Premiered: September 13, 1990
- Rating: TV-14
- 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. (more)