Law & Order

NBC (ended 2010)




Episode Guide

    • Falling
      Season 19 - Episode 4
      A crane falls and kills a man and the detectives find evidence of foul play.
    • Illegal
      Season 18 - Episode 8
      A riot at an immigration rally ends in murder, and the political climate causes McCoy to assign a special prosecutor increasing tensions at the office.
    • Zero
      Season 19 - Episode 7
      A woman's body is found in a city garden, leaving Bernard and Lupo to sort through her contradictory life and her ties to a cop's death in New Jersey. Then Cutter's case is jeopardized by a law clerk with a crush whose judge requires an unusual amount of assistance.
    • Invaders
      Season 16 - Episode 22
      The family of a man who once turned in his customers to the police is slain, and the ensuing fracas pits McCoy against a corrupt D.E.A. agent.
    • Knock Off
      Season 19 - Episode 5
      A tourist is murdered and the detectives suspect that corrupt law enforcement officers are involved. Meanwhile, the governor threatens to nominate a new District Attorney for the upcoming election.
    • Chattel
      Season 19 - Episode 8
      A pair of divorce lawyers are murdered in their home and the investigation leads to a possible cover-up involving the abuse of adopted children.
    • Called Home
      Season 18 - Episode 1
      Cyrus Lupo returns to New York after four years abroad to deal with his own terror. Lupo and Green investigate two suicides committed the same way. The detectives are suspicious of a parolee known as "Dr. Death".
    • By Perjury
      Season 19 - Episode 9
      A plaintiff in a class-action suit against an airline is murdered.
    • Darkness
      Season 18 - Episode 2
      Lupo and Green's first offical case together is a kidnapping that happened during a citywide blackout; a housekeeper is slain and a mother and daughter are kidnapped. The evidence that links all the kidnappers is the father and husband of the kidnap victims. When they search the kidnappers' hideout, they find preparations which implies that the kidnappers knew that the blackout was coming. Cutter must convince the man to testify after he has lied about a search warrant to save the man's daughter, or else the kidnappers will all go free. Issues of a warrantless search arise. Courtroom scenes revolve around questions of Enron-like manipulation of energy.moreless
    • Innocence
      Season 20 - Episode 16
      A man is convicted of a hate crime for allegedly killing a gay man, but a group called the Innocence Coalition is determined to clear his name.
    • Driven
      Season 18 - Episode 5

      Lupo and Green investigate after a white teenager (David Kendall) and a young black girl (Tanya Anderson) are shot and killed in a local neighborhood. The investigation stalls when no one is willing to talk, but the detectives later learn that the victim had earlier had a fight with someone in the neighborhood that led to a surprising altercation later that evening.

    • Strike
      Season 18 - Episode 16
      A legal aid strike ends in the death of a paralegal, and the investigation leads to a golf pro who proclaims his innocence, again. Then the case takes an even stranger twist when Rubirosa is pitted against Cutter because of the strike that started it all.
    • Betrayal
      Season 18 - Episode 11
      The murder of a psychiatrist focuses the suspect list to his clients and wife, and the defense of the murderer will challenge the D.A.'s office to somehow show the jury that a bad childhood is not a justification for crime.
    • Aftershock
      Season 6 - Episode 23
      After Briscoe, Curtis, McCoy, and Kincaid witness the execution of a criminal they brought to justice, their unique reactions to the event culminate in personal tragedies for each of them.
    • Bottomless
      Season 18 - Episode 4
      The investigation into a pair of missing pants leads to the murder of a young lawyer. Lupo and Green soon turn their suspicions to a businessman who works for a shady multinational corporation called SavingsMart.
    • Criminal Law
      Season 16 - Episode 9
      The deaths of three women with the same name lead Fontana and Green to the nine-year-old conviction of Leland Barnes, who had shot and killed his wife in an office full of people. With two of the three witnesses against him dead and Jack McCoy on the hit list, the detectives struggle to determine how Barnes, who has been in prison the entire time, got someone on the outside to kill the only people who could keep him in jail. The investigation leads them to Leland's two sons, with surprising results.moreless
    • Excalibur
      Season 18 - Episode 18
      A jeweler's murder may have ties to a prostitution ring, and once the case goes to trial, D.A. McCoy's job is on the line as favors are called in.
    • Burn Card
      Season 18 - Episode 14
      Internal Affairs takes a special interest in Detective Green after he shoots a gambler that may be connected to a current case. The investigation turns up a part of his past he's taken pains to conceal.
    • Four Cops Shot
      Season 20 - Episode 17
      Four police officers are shot in front of several witnesses.
    • Submission
      Season 18 - Episode 12
      When the police shut down a dog-fighting ring, the investigation becomes a murder case after a woman's finger is found inside one of the dogs; things get more complicated as the case deepens, and the interest of a pushy reporter is sparked.
    • Quit Claim
      Season 18 - Episode 7
      A hit-and-run investigation leads back to a title company, but Green, Rubirosa and Lupo's undercover work takes a surprising twist that pits McCoy against the U.S. Attorney's office.
    • For The Defense
      Season 20 - Episode 9
      A key witness in a murder trial is found dead outside her hotel room.
    • Red Ball
      Season 16 - Episode 1
      A young girl is abducted in broad daylight, and the only link to the girl is an ex-convict who wants a deal before he's willing to talk.
    • Charity Case
      Season 17 - Episode 12
      Green and Cassady investigate after Sean Archer, a producer who had recently adopted a child from Africa with his wife, well-known actress Sofia, is gunned down outside an ice cream shop while holding baby Christopher. The shooting is soon linked to the recent adoption of Christopher, which had received international scrutiny because it appeared to have been pushed through based on the couple's celebrity status. McCoy and Rubirosa initially investigate the murder of Sean Archer, which soon turns into an investigation of a child's death when the identity of baby Christopher comes under question.moreless
    • Prince of Darkness
      Prince of Darkness
      Season 3 - Episode 8
      Cerreta poses as a weapons dealer to help Stone build a case against a Colombian hit man, but the deal takes an unexpected turn, resulting in bloodshed.
    • Brilliant Disguise
      Season 20 - Episode 15
      A young woman is found murdered in a hotel and the evidence leads to a medical student.
    • Political Animal
      Season 18 - Episode 6
      A triple homicide has ties to a politician, but he may be just the first step toward the truth and a killer who will take desperate measures to keep his freedom.
    • American Dream
      American Dream
      Season 4 - Episode 8
      A dig at a building site uncovers the body of Sid Cohen, who had gone missing and been presumed murdered years earlier. The identification of the body proves troublesome for Stone, who had initially prosecuted Phillip Swann fourteen years earlier and had obtained a conviction. Swann uses inconsistencies between the original trial and the location of the body to seek an appeal.moreless
    • Rubber Room
      Season 20 - Episode 23
      The detectives investigate after a blogger threatens to attack a school.
    • Blackmail
      Season 20 - Episode 12
      A freelance journalist is murdered. The detectives find a connection between her and a talk show host who has had a series of workplace affairs.
    • Tango
      Season 18 - Episode 10
      A high school party turns tragic when a teenager is found dead, and the detectives end up playing games with the two leading suspects to find out the real story. Unfortunately, unwanted attention from a juror for A.D.A. Rubirosa may disrupt the trial.
    • Immortal
      Season 20 - Episode 21
      A man dies of stab wounds after being mysteriously left at a hospital. Detectives discover a connection to a pharmaceutical company and a family medical history from the 1950s.
    • Flaw
      Season 16 - Episode 2
      When the body of Patrick Sullivan is found with one of Olivia Benson's business cards in his pocket, Green and Fontana call on SVU to help them with their case. Although not initially clear, the detectives soon realise that Patrick Sullivan is connected to Lorraine Dillon and April Troost, career criminals that Benson had previously been unable to catch. Lorraine confesses to the crime and claims she did it to protect her daughter, but when April ends up on the stand she tells a different story, and McCoy and Benson disagree on which of the two is telling the truth.moreless
    • Performance
      Season 5 - Episode 14
      Briscoe and Logan set out to identify the apparent victim in a snuff film, but find her alive and really the victim of a points-for-sex club at her prestigious high school.
    • Under the Influence
      Under the Influence
      Season 8 - Episode 11
      After Briscoe and Curtis finally determine who was driving the car that killed three people, the legal prosecution stands in danger of becoming a kangaroo court when McCoy's feelings over Kincaid mesh with the political agenda of an ambitious judge anxious to make an example of the defendant.
    • The Drowned And The Saved
      Season 19 - Episode 22
      A prominent charity executive is murdered and claims of stalking and blackmail surface during the investigation.
    • Helpless
      Season 3 - Episode 6
      Dr. Olivet accuses her gynecologist of rape, but Stone finds his case in trouble when he discovers that Olivet tape-recorded the crime.
    • Profile
      Season 4 - Episode 4
      After a number of neighborhood residents are murdered, the police follow the investigation to a local racist who is murdering people he doesn't feel belong in his neighborhood. Stone finds himself facing a prominent black attorney representing the murderer.
    • Sweeps
      Season 4 - Episode 1
      Logan and Briscoe investigate after a convicted child molester, Dr. Joseph Vinton, is murdered on Rick Mason's controversial talk show. The shooter is easily identified -- he's Sid Fisher, the father of the dead man's victim from three years earlier. During the course of the investigation, however, the detectives find evidence that leads them to believe that Mason may have set up Vinton's murder so as to assure high ratings during sweeps period. Stone's case is made more difficult because Sid Fisher isn't willing to say anything that could put his son, Scotty, on the stand.moreless
    • Homesick
      Season 6 - Episode 22
      After an infant is found dead in his crib, it's determined he was poisoned, and all evidence points to the child's au pair.
    • The Blue Wall
      Season 1 - Episode 22
      Cragen comes under suspicion when his mentor in the department is investigated for laundering drug money.
    • Bodies
      Season 14 - Episode 1
      While investigating the death of a teenaged girl, the detectives stumble on a pattern of crimes that indicate they are after a serial killer. The suspect, however, puts the prosecutors through an ethical ringer when he discloses his attorney's knowledge of the victims and their whereabouts.
    • Cost of Capital
      Season 16 - Episode 16
      The case against a high powered executive accused of killing her lover rests on the executive's estranged husband and unstable teenage daughter.
    • Coma
      Season 5 - Episode 2
      A comedy-club owner comes under suspicion for having shot his wife, now comatose with a bullet in her head, after it's discovered he was abusive and she was about to divorce him.
    • Shotgun
      Season 20 - Episode 10
      A man defends his store from an armed robbery that may have been a scare tactic for a shakedown.
    • Indifference
      Season 1 - Episode 9
      During the investigation into the death of a little girl in a respectable, middle-class family, Greevey and Logan uncover a myriad of family secrets involving abuse, molestation, and murder.
    • Acid
      Season 16 - Episode 10
      After the daughter of one of Van Buren's college friends is found dead in her room, a suicide, Van Buren joins Green and Fontana in hunting down the man who burned her face with acid months earlier, ultimately leading to her suicide. Van Buren is unsuccessful in getting a lot of help from her friend, who is terrified that the man who destroyed her elder daughter's life with destroy her younger daughter as well. McCoy and Borgia's case hits a snag when Van Buren takes the stand and comes close to committing perjury to keep Jason Corley behind bars.moreless
    • Heaven
      Season 2 - Episode 10

      The investigation into an illegal social club fire which claimed 53 fatalities leads to a connection between arson, undocumented immigrants and the sale of green cards.

    • All New
      Season 19 - Episode 19
      Firefighter Thomas Cooper and his wife Linda are tortured and murdered in their new townhouse. The murders are thought to be linked to an old unsolved drug case, but then the detectives learn about a firefighter named Nick Spence, who had just joined Cooper's company and was being severely hazed. The investigation suffers a setback when Spence dies in a fire under suspicious circumstances.moreless
    • Anchors Away
      Season 19 - Episode 17
      Detectives Lupo and Bernard investigate the murder of a television reporter who was involved in a love triangle with one of her co-workers.
    • Skate Or Die
      Season 19 - Episode 21
      Detectives Lupo and Bernard investigate a serial killer who targets homeless men and discover that a copycat may be at work.
    • Confession
      Season 2 - Episode 1
      Logan crosses the line in order to obtain a confession from the man suspected of murdering Max Greevey, and is also faced with breaking in a new partner. Stone finds that his prosecution is placed in jeopardy because of Logan's actions.
    • Gunshow
      Season 10 - Episode 1
      A murderer's shooting spree in Central Park prompts Briscoe and his new partner, Detective Ed Green, to trace the murder weapon's origin; McCoy makes it his mission to punish the killer and the gun manufacturer.
    • Old Friends
      Old Friends
      Season 4 - Episode 22
      A truck hits a pedestrian and the investigation reveals the victim's link to a baby-food company in which a new partner has connections to the Russian mob.
    • Love Eternal
      Season 20 - Episode 22
      The crew of a reality television show discovers a dead man locked in a dog cage.
    • Showtime
      Season 7 - Episode 17
      The trial of Eddie Newman begins but the prosecution's chances of conviction are hampered by a "dream team" of defense attorneys, Gorton's personal pressures on Ross, and a surprise accusation of sexual harrassment. Curtis' relationship with Lisa also creates tension.
    • Pro Se
      Pro Se
      Season 6 - Episode 21
      The investigation into multiple homicides at a clothing store leads to the arrest of a schizophrenic who presents McCoy with a formidable opponent when he decides to represent himself.
    • Personae Non Grata
      Season 18 - Episode 17
      An online romance may be at the heart of a mechanic's murder, but Detectives Lupo and Bernard must unravel some truly bizarre developments before the full story is known.
    • C.O.D.
      Season 14 - Episode 24
      Briscoe bids farewell to the 27 as the prosecution of two women for killing each other's husbands comes to a successful conclusion.
    • Jeopardy
      Season 6 - Episode 4
      A triple murder at a magazine publishing company leads to a case of sibling rivalry, a protective matriarch and a corrupt judge.
    • Captive
      Season 17 - Episode 20
      When a young boy is found murdered, Green and Cassady follow the leads to a suspected serial pedophile/murderer.
    • Pledge
      Season 19 - Episode 10
      Harold Foley and his wife Joyce, both biologists at a local university, come home to find their son and their housekeeper murdered.
    • Myth of Fingerprints
      Myth of Fingerprints
      Season 12 - Episode 7
      A murder investigation uncovers deliberately faulty forensics in the wrongful conviction of two men 12 years earlier in the case that paved the way for Van Buren's promotion.
    • The Taxman Cometh
      Season 20 - Episode 20
      The detectives investigate the mysterious death of a young heiress.
    • Crashers
      Season 20 - Episode 19
      A young model crashes a political event, then she is found dead in an alley.
    • Doped
      Season 20 - Episode 8
      A nasal spray that can disorient its user is found at the scene of a terrible car crash and the detectives become suspicious of the victim's boss.
    • Life Line
      Season 16 - Episode 5
      When the body of undercover reporter Teresa Richter is discovered, police soon realise her death is connected to the story she was working on a Latin gang, L-12. Their investigation leads them to Kevin Drucker, a businessman who reported his car stolen but who was really paying off members of L-12 not to hurt his son Patterson, who was imprisoned on the same cell block with many of the gang members. McCoy and Borgia realise the only way they can get to L-12, who ordered the hit on Richter, is to get Drucker to testify. Drucker is reluctant to do so, however, unless his son's safety can be guaranteed.moreless
    • Competence
      Season 5 - Episode 6
      When Lt. Van Buren is the victim of an attempted holdup by two teens, she fires her gun and kills one of them, and the detectives are faced with the fact that she shot an unarmed child in the back.
    • Encore
      Season 6 - Episode 15
      A jogger killed in Central Park turns out to be the second wife of a former comedy club owner, who was acquitted of killing his first wife. And convicting him this time may hinge on tracing the path of a Colombian coin used as a subway token slug.
    • Refuge Pt. 2
      Refuge Pt. 2
      Season 9 - Episode 24
      McCoy and Carmichael risk violating the civil liberties of witnesses when they are forced to jail them in order to safely continue their investigation.
    • Exchange
      Season 19 - Episode 20
      Two engaged scientists die in a fire and their mentally challenged neighbor is injured while trying to help them. The detectives discover that the couple was stabbed before the fire and this leads them to a disturbed and extremely jealous woman.
    • Challenged
      Season 19 - Episode 2
      The detectives hope that a mentally challenged patient can help solve the case of a man found murdered in a park.
    • Murder Book
      Season 17 - Episode 16
      After publisher Serena Darby is found murdered in her apartment, suspicion turns to J.P. Lange, a former professional baseball player acquitted of his wife's murder who had written a book hypothesising how he would have committed the murder. Green and Cassady follow the trail of evidence from Lange to Gerald Stockwell, a former ghostwriter on the book, but Stockwell tries to clear himself by offering McCoy and Rubirosa proof that one of the jurors in Lange's trial was paid off to force an acquittal.moreless
    • Corruption
      Season 7 - Episode 5
      Curtis, angered by the attitude of an old colleague of Briscoe's, looks beyond the findings of an IAB investigation and turns up evidence of police corruption that puts the DA's office into competition with an ambitious judge and Briscoe under investigation for stealing evidence from a police lockup.
    • Prescription for Death
      Season 1 - Episode 1
      After Suzanne Morton dies during a visit to the emergency room to pick up some antibiotics on a hectic night shift, her father, a former medic in Vietnam, demands the police charge the hospital with murder, stating they were negligent. Logan and Greevey investigate the doctor who had made some adjustments to her chart, but are soon led to Dr. Edward Auster, a respected doctor who they feel may have been drunk on duty. The other residents are reluctant to say anything for fear their jobs may be in jeopardy, and Stone is faced with the awkward job of having to prosecute a man who appears to be a living saint.moreless
    • Church
      Season 17 - Episode 14
      A reverend confesses to the murder of a young gay actor, but McCoy and Rubirosa soon learn that he may not be the guilty party.
    • Agony
      Season 9 - Episode 5
      After the detectives find a murdered postman and a woman who was left for dead in her apartment, the investigation leads to a serial killer and a surprise.
    • Terminal
      Season 7 - Episode 23
      The cops uncover a man with a secret second life as they try to learn who opened fire on a group of people disembarking from a party cruise, but his guilt or innocence becomes almost a second thought as Adam Schiff goes toe to toe with the governor and the state's Attorney General over the decision to seek the death penalty. Meanwhile Schiff learns his wife has been rushed to Cedar's Hospital after suffering a severe stroke rendering her unconscious.moreless
    • Point of View
      Point of View
      Season 3 - Episode 9
      Logan has trouble dealing with Briscoe, who has been brought in while Cerreta recovers from surgery during their investigation of the murder of Tommy Duff, a small-time hood. Their investigation leads them to a woman who claims Duff raped her, and when her attorney, an old friend of Stone's from law school, calls Olivet to the stand to testify in Mary Kostrinski's defense, Schiff forces Stone to use Olivet's recent rape to discredit her testimony. Logan is upset to learn that Cerreta has accepted another position within the department and won't be coming back.moreless
    • Second Opinion
      Second Opinion
      Season 5 - Episode 1
      A woman's death exposes an unorthodox method of treating cancer that Executive Assistant DA McCoy intends to prove is negligent homicide.
    • Avatar
      Season 17 - Episode 2
      Green and Cassady investigate after the photograph of a dead woman is found on a popular website, Their investigation leads them to a mentally disturbed young man whom the teenage daughter of the victim claims kidnapped and raped her, but his lawyer offers up an even greater incentive -- the supposed kidnapping victim, Molly Preston.moreless
    • The Torrents of Greed (Part 1)
      Season 1 - Episode 15
      An assault on a candy storeowner leads Stone and Robinette to build a case against a powerful mafia don.
    • Bitter Fruit
      Bitter Fruit
      Season 6 - Episode 1
      Briscoe and his new partner, Det. Reynaldo Curtis, investigate the murder of a young girl who disappeared between school and her music lesson, with a blurry film from an ATM machine as their clue.
    • Birthright
      Season 16 - Episode 6
      Teenage suspect Traci Sands dies in police custody after being arrested for the murder of the man who reported her to child protective services. Rodgers reveals that she died because someone outfitted her with a benecrine I.U.D. that reacted with Sands' sickle cell syndrome and ended up killing her. Fontana and Green follow the trail to a charitable clinic and nurse Gloria Rhodes, who believes she is saving the world by sterilizing women that she does not believe are worthy of having children. McCoy faces former assistant district attorney Paul Robinette in court as Robinette defends Rhodes.moreless
    • Fallout
      Season 17 - Episode 19
      Green and Cassady get mixed up with the Russian consulate after Peter Rostov dies of ricin poisoning. Their investigation leads them first to his work, where they learn he spent a great deal of time traveling back and forth between Russia, and secondly to his brother, Karl. It isn't long before they link the Rostov brothers to an illegal prostitution ring trafficking in young Russian woman, but McCoy is faced with trying to get the remaining Rostov brother to testify so he can prosecute Brezin, the father of one of the trafficked girls.moreless
    • Trophy
      Season 6 - Episode 12
      McCoy finds that his career is on the line when his former female assistant and ex-lover accuses him of forging evidence that helped put an innocent man in prison.
    • Bling
      Season 17 - Episode 18
      Green and Cassady follow the clues in the shooting death of female rapper Clarice James, 'Sweet Clarice', first to a sketchy music producer and then to a jeweler who claims Clarice owed him a great deal of cash.
    • Ghosts
      Season 16 - Episode 3
      Fontana and McCoy pursue a man believed to have murdered a young girl ten years earlier despite numerous obstacles.
    • The Serpent's Tooth
      Season 1 - Episode 19
      Two brothers appear to be the logical suspects in the murder of their wealthy parents.
    • Trust
      Season 2 - Episode 15
      Stone is determined to see that a teenage boy doesn't get away with murder twice when the young man is brought to trial for the shooting death of one of his friends.
    • Justice
      Season 10 - Episode 5
      After the murder of a lawyer, McCoy finds himself on the opposite side of the courtroom from his former colleague, Jamie Ross, when she defends a man who claims to have key evidence that could put to death a man McCoy believes was wrongly convicted.
    • Thinking Makes It So
      Season 16 - Episode 18
      Fontana and Green investigate when a bank manager is involved in the robbing of his own bank and learn that his daughter is being held hostage and that he had to go along with the robbery or risk losing his daughter. One man is killed in the robbery, but the two detectives track down his accomplice and, while alone with Mitchell Lowell, Fontana uses extreme force to get the answers he needs, prompting Lowell's lawyer to claim that all the information Fontana obtained is fruit of the poison tree. McCoy works to fight the claim of police brutality while also trying to find a way to get around Fontana's actions.moreless
    • In Memory Of
      Season 2 - Episode 7
      The renovation of a brownstone uncovers the remains of a young boy who disappeared thirty-one years earlier, reviving a wrenching and long-suppressed memory in his childhood friend and neighbor.
    • Bogeyman
      Season 18 - Episode 15
      A novelist's apparent suicide changes to a murder investigation. The suspects include a cult and her husband. Cutter's case is jeopardized by the defense attorney's indirect juror tampering tactics of scaring the jurors.
    • Mayhem
      Season 4 - Episode 17
      During a 24-hour period, Briscoe and Logan have a heavy caseload that includes 5 unrelated murders and a domestic quarrel, which results in the maiming of the husband.
    • Animal Instinct
      Animal Instinct
      Season 3 - Episode 18
      The initial investigation into the death of a research scientist leads to an animal-rights group until evidence surfaces that her husband's affair with a coworker may point to a possible motive for the murder.
    • Big Bang
      Big Bang
      Season 4 - Episode 16
      A scientist becomes the chief suspect when his estranged wife, who's been delaying divorce proceedings, is the victim of a letter bomb.
    • Teenage Wasteland
      Teenage Wasteland
      Season 11 - Episode 12
      The beating death of a restaurant owner leads Briscoe and Green to thrill-seeking teenagers; McCoy and Lewin are forced to decide how young is too young for the death penalty.
    • Choice of Evils
      Season 16 - Episode 15
      After the body of a teenage boy is found dead in a warehouse, detectives use DNA to connect the boy to a convicted rapist and serial killer, then to the boy's mother, Allison Ashburn, the convict's ex-wife. While trying to solve Danny's murder, Fontana and Green learn that he recently got his girlfriend Tina pregnant, and his mother had seen him recently when she had given him money despite having claimed she hadn't seen him for months. Allison finally admits that she murdered her son after the police arrest her new husband John, but claims she did it to save the world from her son, whom she was convinced would become a monster just like his biological father. Borgia and McCoy face an uphill battle trying to convict the perfect soccer mom.moreless
    • Killerz
      Season 10 - Episode 2
      Briscoe and Green believe a 10-year-old is responsible for a child's death, and McCoy wants her isolated to stop any future fatalities.
    • Manhood
      Season 3 - Episode 21
      The statement of a drug dealer who survived a shoot-out that killed a cop leads Logan and Briscoe to suspect that the cop died because he was gay and his fellow officers were reluctant to back him up.
    • Discord
      Season 4 - Episode 3
      When college student Julia Wood charges an admittedly promiscuous rock star, C Square, with rape, he claims the act was consensual. Logan and Briscoe investigate the crime and soon learn that C Square isn't the nice guy he would have everyone believe.
    • Life Choice
      Season 1 - Episode 12
      Stone faces pressure from the public and from Schiff as he prepares to prosecute the person accused of bombing an abortion clinic.
    • The Torrents of Greed (Part 2)
      Season 1 - Episode 16
      Stone tries to salvage his prosecution of the Masucci family when Beigel faces bribery charges and seems willing to turn against his brother-in-law.
    • Cherished
      Season 9 - Episode 1
      After a baby girl is found dead, Briscoe and Curtis investigate the family and learn that her adopted family and brother were trying to keep some painful secrets. Jack gets a new partner, Abbie Carmichael, who had a 95% percent success rate in her four years with Special Narcotics. Together McCoy and Carmichael try to prove that the little girl's brother committed the crime.moreless
    • In Vino Veritas
      Season 17 - Episode 7
      A has-been actor wearing blood-stained clothing arrested for drunken driving reveals religious prejudices during his rantings.
    • Illegitimate
      Season 19 - Episode 12
      A police officer who's been having financial problems takes hostages at gunpoint and then gets killed by fellow officers. He has the keys to an apartment that isn't his primary residence; detectives Lupo and Bernard search the apartment and find a dead body and valuable stolen documents.
    • Legacy
      Season 7 - Episode 10
      The sidewalk shooting of a young husband uncovers the fact that his wife's first husband died in an inadequately investigated accident, and that they may have been having an affair before it happened.
    • Damaged
      Season 8 - Episode 22
      The case of a teacher's shooting uncovers a vendetta involving the rape of a mentally challenged coed by three students, whose attorney claims they weren't aware of her condition. Briscoe is devastated to learn of his daughter Cathy's death.
    • Aria
      Season 2 - Episode 3
      A lethal drug overdose of a young actress leads the detectives to an aggressive stage mother and a pornographic movie producer.
    • Couples
      Season 13 - Episode 23
      Briscoe and Green catch four murders and a kidnapping on the same day, and get handed confessions in each case.
    • Conduct Unbecoming
      Conduct Unbecoming
      Season 3 - Episode 17
      Stone and the police battle the closed ranks of the Navy to investigate the death of a female Naval officer during a party in a Manhattan hotel.
    • Hubris
      Season 11 - Episode 9
      An assistant manager at a jewelers discovers four bodies at the store, leading to the prosecution of an amiable murder suspect who insists on representing himself, and winning the admiration of a female juror.
    • Virus
      Season 3 - Episode 19
      While investigating several deaths at a diabetes clinic, Briscoe and Logan discover that teenage computer hackers may have tampered with the clinic's medical database.
    • Mushrooms
      Season 1 - Episode 17
      The accidental shooting of two children by a 14-year-old hired killer leads to a drug dealer and a real estate agent.
    • Deadlock
      Season 17 - Episode 9
      Green and Cassady hunt a mass murderer Leon Vorgitch, who recently escaped from prison. The finally corner Vorgitch in a school with a room full of hostages, and before surrendering himself to police, Vorgitch shoots a number of innocent children. His unwillingness to accept a deal infuriates McCoy, as it gives him more time to escape prison again. When the father of one of his victims takes justice into his own hands and ends up being used as a campaign slogan for a local politician, McCoy and Rubirosa try to convince Robert Purcell not to let himself be a scapegoat for a political platform.moreless
    • The Family Hour
      Season 17 - Episode 22
      When Nicole Bailey, the ex-wife of a respected former senator, is found murdered and brutalized in her home, Green and Cassady look first at the senator, but follow the trail of clues to a dysfunctional family with a number of potentially embarrassing secrets. McCoy finds himself in the hot seat when he is forced to argue the case in front of a judge more interested in public relations than justice.moreless
    • Remains of the Day
      Season 17 - Episode 11
      After Michael Jones dies in his mother's hospital room with no immediate explanation, his mother Ashley accuses her former husband's adult children, Miles and Hillary Foster, who are fighting her for control of their father's substantial fortune. The autopsy rules out the Fosters, and points Green and Cassady in the direction of illegally harvested donor bones, which Jones had received in a transplant eighteen months prior. McCoy and Rubirosa struggle to prosecute the case after it becomes clear the only way they will get the evidence they need is to test another young man who received bone grafts from the same woman who had given Michael Jones his legs.moreless
    • Censure
      Season 4 - Episode 14
      When the investigation into threats on a 5-year-old girl leads to a judge that Kincaid had been romantically involved with when she clerked under him, she asks Ben to take her off the case. When Thayer is brought to trial, he insinuates that Kincaid deliberately pointed the witness in his direction, claiming that she had approached him in an inappropriate manner while she worked with him.moreless
    • Rumble
      Season 19 - Episode 1
      A stockbroker is beaten to death and the investigation leads to an illegal street-fighting ring. Issues around misuse of terrorism statutes are explored.
    • Double Down
      Double Down
      Season 7 - Episode 19
      The cops' best hope of finding a kidnapped hired car driver alive is one of the armed robbers who grabbed him after a job, but the immunity deal he demands in return would effectively preclude his prosecution for the shooting death of an off-duty cop, placing McCoy in a difficult position as he seeks to placate the cops, who want the guy prosecuted, and the kidnapped man's wife, who wants every avenue of saving her husband explored.moreless
    • Blood Money
      Blood Money
      Season 10 - Episode 8
      A taxi driver finds that his passenger is dead, leading the detectives to a case involving an insurance scam and Holocaust victims.
    • DWB
      Season 9 - Episode 2
      Detectives discover a shocking twist involving unlikely suspects when they investigate the brutal beating of a black man dumped near the highway.
    • Boy On Fire
      Season 20 - Episode 14
      The detectives investigate the death of a high school student, which leads them to questioning the adults in his life.
    • Hindsight
      Season 16 - Episode 21

      Fontana and Green are called in to investigate when Green's former replacement, Nick Falco, is suspected of murdering a young woman with whom he had spent the night.

    • Privileged
      Season 5 - Episode 18
      The investigation into a double murder leads to a young alcoholic whose family once lived in the victims' house and who admitted to his AA group that he had nightmares about the killings.
    • Human Flesh Search Engine
      Season 20 - Episode 6
      An investigation into the death of a fashion company owner leads to a threatening website.
    • Home Sweet
      Season 17 - Episode 3
      When eight-year-old Jenna Wechsler dies as a result of a building explosion, Green and Cassady follow the trail of evidence to Rosalie Schaffner, the owner's ex-wife. McCoy and Rubirosa pursue Rosalie Schaffner despite a lack of concrete evidence, but the case takes a turn when Rubirosa finds a piece of evidence that points them in a new direction.moreless
    • Crimebusters
      Season 19 - Episode 13
      An Army recruitment center is bombed. An unconscious woman and a dead baby are found in the wreckage.
    • Reality Bites
      Season 20 - Episode 4
      A mother of ten adopted special needs children is murdered.
    • Shadow
      Season 8 - Episode 8
      The murder of a bail bondsman looks fairly routine until the chance words of the chief suspect uncover possible case-fixing between a shady lawyer and an unknown contact within the judicial system.
    • Monster
      Season 8 - Episode 24
      During the search for a pedophile who raped a 10-year-old, a snitch offers Briscoe a chance to avenge his daughter's death. Meanwhile, Van Buren learns that her job is in jeopardy; McCoy is ordered to appear before a disciplinary committee because of his conduct in a DUI case; and the increasingly political Schiff worries that the rape case may adversely impact his reelection bid.moreless
    • Divorce
      Season 8 - Episode 16
      The stabbing death of a psychologist draws Detectives Briscoe and Curtis into a heated divorce case and pits McCoy and Ross against a manipulative attorney.
    • Poison Ivy
      Season 1 - Episode 8
      The shooting of a black honors student stirs up racial tensions, especially after it becomes apparent that the cop responsible for the death may have planted a gun on the body to excuse the shooting.
    • America, Inc.
      Season 16 - Episode 17
      After Jeffrey Pope, a private military contractor, is found dead, suspicion eventually leads Green and Fontana to Robbie Howell, the younger brother of a man who died because of Pope's incompetence, and Kevin Boatman, Nick Howell's former co-worker who had witnessed the tragic events in Iraq. Danielle Melnick returns to defend Robbie and Kevin, and in the courtroom Kevin drops the bombshell that he knows where Pope and his men were keeping an Iraqi prisoner of war, a wanted terrorist. McCoy and Branch butt heads over whether or not to let Kevin Boatman get away with murder in order to get their hands on the prisoner.moreless
    • Turnaround
      Season 7 - Episode 16
      In New York, Briscoe and Curtis try to pin down the suspect's schedule on the night of the murder, but find instead that another man was in the area at the right time and more importantly, might have a motive for the crime. After a new arrest warrant is issued, McCoy and Ross have to fly to L.A. to defend their warrant against attacks by the man's defense counsel, Ross's former husband Neal Gorton.moreless
    • Sanctuary
      Season 4 - Episode 19
      A black minister fans the flames of racial intolerance after a hit-and-run in Harlem claims the life of a 12-year-old and the Jewish driver isn't indicted.
    • Marathon
      Season 10 - Episode 6
      A frustrating investigation of a purse-snatching victim who was fatally shot leads to tension between Briscoe and Green over age and racial innuendoes. Briscoe notices his partner has developed a dangerous habit.
    • Thin Ice
      Thin Ice
      Season 11 - Episode 8

      The killing of a school hockey coach leads to a case in which the defendant claims that he committed the crime while suffering from "sports rage."

    • Breeder
      Season 4 - Episode 13
      Debra Elkins claims to have passed out in a cab after giving birth only to wake up and discover her baby is missing, but it isn't long before Briscoe and Logan follow the trail of evidence to her boyfriend, Steven Shaw, who is keeping the baby in a hotel at Debra's request. As the investigation continues, Stone and Kincaid find three separate couples who had been led to believe that they would be the family who would adopt the baby, but it seems as though Debra has no intention of giving her baby to any of the couples.moreless
    • Skin Deep
      Skin Deep
      Season 3 - Episode 1
      After photographer Julian Decker is found murdered in his studio, Logan and Cerreta discover that Decker's real business was prostitution and acting as a pimp for models who aren't getting the work they needed. Their investigation leads to Angela Brandt, one of Decker's models who found more money working for Decker in other ways, but they also discover that Decker was romantically involved with Angela's teenage daughter. Stone realizes that something strange is going on when the case gets weaker against Angela, but all of a sudden she wants to cut a deal.moreless
    • Out of Control
      Season 2 - Episode 8
      The detectives investigate the gang rape of a college student during a fraternity Halloween party, but when her own testimony can't be supported by the evidence, it becomes hard to prove rape.
    • ID
      Season 7 - Episode 2
      The cops tackle identifying a corpse left in an elevator, and McCoy finds his prosecution of the suspect later hampered by a vindictive judge who resents Ross's in-court rebuke for sexual harassment.
    • Fear America
      Season 17 - Episode 4
      After Eric Khabaly is seen being murdered on tape in what appears to be an American movement against Islam, Green and Cassady investigate the case which leads them to Khabaly's cousin, Ben Faoud, who appears to be connected to a terrorist cell functioning inside New York. Unfortunately, the best link to Faoud appears to surround a recent shipment of uranium, which McCoy and Rubirosa are forbidden to mention by the federal government. When news of the uranium leaks out, McCoy and Rubirosa find themselves the victims of intense federal scrutiny, and Paul Robinette's vigorous defense of young Faoud doesn't help matters.moreless
    • Double Blind
      Double Blind
      Season 7 - Episode 6
      The murder of a university laboratory janitor leads back to a student employee whose participation in a drug study may have prompted the crime.
    • House of Cards
      Season 16 - Episode 7
      Fontana and Green investigate when the body of a young mother who had recently cleaned her life up is found in her apartment, with her five-day-old infant son Nicholas missing. Detectives soon track down Arlene Tarrington and ascertain that the infant she is claiming is hers is really baby Nicholas, but after her lawyers make a claim of post-partum psychosis and another man comes forward claiming to be the child's father, McCoy and Borgia are forced to decide which of the two they would rather lock up for the crime.moreless
    • Punk
      Season 9 - Episode 8
      The murder of a corrections officer leads detectives to a women's prison where a guard was linked to an inmate Carmichael put away on drug charges and a confrontation with defense attorney Danielle Melnick.
    • Turnstile Justice
      Turnstile Justice
      Season 11 - Episode 2
      After a woman's body is found in a subway station, a suspect is arrested, but the resulting case concerns the lack of medication supplied him while in prison.
    • Boy Gone Astray
      Season 20 - Episode 7
      A young woman is murdered in her apartment. A security video from the lobby reveals a connection to a drug cartel.
    • Lucky Stiff
      Season 19 - Episode 11
      A murdered truck driver has ties to the Russian mob.
    • Refuge Pt. 1
      Refuge Pt. 1
      Season 9 - Episode 23
      A shootout between a motorist and the police leads to the discovery of a gruesome Russian mob killing --- and a traumatized boy who was an eyewitness to the murder.
    • Gaijin
      Season 14 - Episode 22
      Van Buren has reservations about Branch's tactics in luring a Ginza nightclub owner back to New York after the Japanese government is unwilling to extradite him to face charges of conspiracy and murder in the death of his wife on a New York City vacation.
    • The Corporate Veil
      The Corporate Veil
      Season 3 - Episode 4
      A teenager's fatal heart attack is traced to fraud and greed on the part of the manufacturer of his pacemaker and their supplier.
    • Mad Dog
      Mad Dog
      Season 7 - Episode 18
      McCoy becomes obsessed with nailing a serial rapist recently released on parole and pushes the cops perilously close to harassment as he attempts to connect the man with a new rape and murder matching his previous M.O.
    • Cradle to Grave
      Season 2 - Episode 18
      The discovery of a dead baby leads to a case involving a slumlord who would not provide any heat and who defends her actions by blaming the rent laws.
    • Flight
      Season 9 - Episode 4
      After a child in a day-care center dies of a virus, Briscoe and Curtis try to find the source of the infection, leading to a case involving an extramarital affair, embezzlement and a drug manufacturer.
    • School Daze
      School Daze
      Season 11 - Episode 22

      Briscoe and Green investigate a school shooting, in which four students are killed and a dozen others are wounded. It soon becomes apparent that more than one child fits the profile and the evidence, but an e-mail sent by one of the students skews the investigation towards one particular youth with a violent history. McCoy goes head to head with Jamie Ross, who is acting as the teen's defense attorney, and who argues that the e-mail is inadmissible because it is privileged.

    • Misbegotten
      Season 18 - Episode 3
      Green and Lupo investigate after a package explodes at a scientific research lab, resulting in the injury of a pregnant security guard. The investigation soon turns to the scientist's latest experiments.
    • Public Service Homicide
      Season 17 - Episode 5
      When Carl Mullaly is discovered murdered in his apartment, Green and Cassady learn that he had recently been profiled on HardFocus, a tabloid talk show that exposes sex offenders who are caught via the ScumWatch website. With an eight-year-old girl as the only eye witness, detectives arrest the murderer, but McCoy and Rubirosa soon learn that HardFocus is a lot more involved than they claim.moreless
    • Age of Innocence
      Season 16 - Episode 4
      The murder of a man shortly before he was due to take his wife off life support sparks controversy when both suspects have iron-clad alibis.
    • Blood
      Season 8 - Episode 7
      The paternity of a black baby given up for adoption by a white mother who later fell from an apartment balcony might provide a clue to her murderer, but it also unearths some long buried family secrets that it seems more than one person would kill to keep hidden.
    • Pride and Joy
      Pride and Joy
      Season 4 - Episode 6
      When building superintendent Frank McKinnon is found murdered in the basement of the building he works and lives in, Logan and Briscoe initially investigate the crime as a potential break-in until forensics discovers that the 'break-in' was staged. The state's attention soon turns to Sean, Frank's 17-year-old son. Dr. Olivet determines the son is an abusive sociopath after interviewing him. But when the victim's wife claims that Frank beat his family on a regular basis, Stone and Kincaid try to determine who is telling the truth.moreless
    • Entitled
      Season 10 - Episode 14

      The focus of the case returns to a politically influential family and, during the course of the trial, McCoy finds the powerful matriarch to be a formidable opponent.

    • Executioner
      Season 18 - Episode 9
      A case of mistaken identity leads Green and Lupo to suspect that a murdered doctor may have been in the wrong place at the wrong time.
    • Fools For Love
      Fools For Love
      Season 10 - Episode 15
      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.
    • Shangri-La
      Season 13 - Episode 2
      The murder of a female high school English teacher uncovers a love triangle that includes a female student and a male teacher, both of whom become suspects. The prosecutors have to deal with the student's multiple identities and refusal to live past adolescence.
    • Happily Ever After
      Season 1 - Episode 5
      When a millionaire is gunned down in a parking garage and his wife ends up in the hospital, Greevey and Logan initially suspect a crackhead who had been doing drugs in the stairwell, but after realizing that the crime doesn't fit the pattern of a robbery, Greevey and Logan have a hunch that a different motive may be involved. The widow's story seems a little too rehearsed, leading detectives to uncover a bizarre romantic relationship between the widow and the couple's former business manager.moreless
    • Out of the Half-Light
      Season 1 - Episode 11
      Greevey and Logan's investigation into a black teenager's claim that she was raped by white policemen is hampered by a publicity-hungry black politician who will not grant the detectives access to the victim.
    • A Death in the Family
      Season 1 - Episode 13
      Police start a citywide manhunt for a man suspected of killing a cop during a rooftop pursuit.
    • Self Defense
      Self Defense
      Season 3 - Episode 7
      Cerreta and Stone find themselves on opposite sides of the fence when a storeowner kills two robbers and then claims self-defense as a justification.
    • Virtue
      Season 5 - Episode 8
      McCoy uses a charge of "larceny by extortion" against a councilman, whose former colleague claims he demanded sex in exchange for a law-firm partnership.
    • For Love or Money
      For Love or Money
      Season 12 - Episode 3
      The death of a parolee, who was a hit man, leads to a wealthy widow and daughter who may have hired him to kill their rich relative.
    • Sonata For Solo Organ
      Season 1 - Episode 21

      Stone and Robinette prosecute a surgeon and the wealthy father of a transplant patient for illegally obtaining a kidney.

    • God Bless the Child
      Season 2 - Episode 5
      A couple faces trial after they deny medical help to their daughter based on their religious beliefs and their daughter dies of strep throat. Stone's prosecution hinges on whether or not the parents wanted to call for medical help. Things take a turn when the investigation uncovers another child that died under similar circumstances.moreless
    • Born Bad
      Born Bad
      Season 4 - Episode 9
      When teenager Chris Pollit beats a fellow foster home resident to death, his lawyer seeks a not guilty verdict by reason of genetic defect, claiming that Pollit is genetically predisposed to violence because he has an extra Y chromosome.
    • Savior
      Season 6 - Episode 16
      A down-on-his-luck ad executive becomes the prime suspect when his wife and son are killed, and his daughter wounded on a night that he claims was spent drinking.
    • Identity
      Season 14 - Episode 6
      When a man is found murdered shortly after depositing almost $400,000 in his savings account, the investigation into the source of funds reveals that the victim ran an identity theft scam which left an elderly man homeless and impoverished.
    • Slave
      Season 6 - Episode 19
      A woman is shot while sleeping, and the investigation leads the police to a boy whose crack-addicted mother has entrusted him to a dealer's care.
    • Bailout
      Season 19 - Episode 15
      The mistress of the CEO of a failed bank is killed in a hit-and-run and the investigation leads to a kidnapping and extortion plot.
    • American Jihad
      American Jihad
      Season 13 - Episode 1
      An American Muslim becomes the prime suspect in a double murder after an academic challenges his religious beliefs.
    • Over Here
      Season 17 - Episode 21
      The detectives link the deaths of two homeless men to the war in Iraq.
    • Steel-Eyed Death
      Season 20 - Episode 13
      A family of four is murdered in their home and both suspects have questionable mental states.
    • House Counsel
      House Counsel
      Season 5 - Episode 10
      The killing of a man who had served as a juror in a mob trial leads to a battle of wills between McCoy and his long-time friend, the suspect's attorney.
    • Release
      Season 17 - Episode 8
      After Hudson Moore is found bludgeoned in the back of the Babes Being Bad bus, suspicion initially turns to the company's creator, Chris Drake, until video footage leads detectives to a young woman who was with Moore the night that he died. After concentrating their investigation on the young woman, the reasons behind Moore's murder soon become apparent, and McCoy and Rubirosa struggle to prosecute a man who, while not directly responsible for the murder, may have been responsible for the incidents that led up to it.moreless
    • The Violence of Summer
      Season 1 - Episode 14
      Greevey and Logan reopen an investigation to help Stone and Robinette build a stronger case against three boys accused of gang-raping a TV reporter.
    • D-Girl
      Season 7 - Episode 15
      A headless corpse fished out of the river sends Briscoe and Curtis out to Los Angeles to obtain a blood sample from their chief suspect. Back in New York, McCoy and Ross try to obtain a court order for the procedure.
    • Open Season
      Open Season
      Season 13 - Episode 7
      A controversial defense attorney, who had just won acquittal of a cop killer who also injured another officer, is gunned down the same evening outside a Manhattan restaurant during a party celebrating the verdict. The detectives first focus their investigation on the police officers in the precinct of the injured officer and then on the crippled officer's brother. They are finally led to investigate a white supremacist who is part of a national network of white supremacists and violent racists and fascists. As the case develops Jack McCoy is faced with the unlikely prospect that the murder defendant's attorney and McCoy's friend of 20 years, Danielle Melnick, was involved in an earlier murder of a Florida district attorney following the defendant's arrest. McCoy is able to make a deal that preserves the integrity of his adversary, but not without a significant cost.moreless
    • Thrill
      Season 8 - Episode 1
      The cops break the seemingly random murder of a chicken delivery guy with a little "undercover" work in the park, but McCoy and Ross face a harder battle to get a conviction when the two defendants resolutely point the finger at each other, and the one item identifying the actual killer is the recording of a confession-made to a priest. Rey's wife is diagnosed with multiple sclerosis.moreless
    • Renunciation
      Season 2 - Episode 9
      When a gambler is killed, the hit-and-run investigation leads to the discovery of a schoolteacher carrying on an affair with one of her students. Cerreta and Logan suspect that she may have manipulated him into killing her husband.
    • Kingmaker
      Season 16 - Episode 20
      After undercover cop Dana Baker is murdered, Fontana and Green learn that the man who killed her had discovered her identity after seeing a photograph of her in the paper revealing her as a police officer, not the undercover heroin dealer she was posing as. Investigating the story leads detectives to Eric Lund, one of the workers in Congressman Prescott's office, but Lund seems to have an ironclad alibi after an e-mail he sent comes to light.moreless
    • True North
      True North
      Season 9 - Episode 9
      The double murder of a wealthy man and his daughter leads the detectives to the wife and stepmother of the deceased. However, Canada's objection to the death penalty hampers McCoy and Carmichael in seeking crucial evidence for obtaining a conviction.
    • Melting Pot
      Season 17 - Episode 15
      After an actress is found dead in her apartment, Green and Cassady attempt to prove that her death was not a suicide.
    • Prisoner of Love
      Season 1 - Episode 10
      A city arts commissioner and a socialite come under investigation when an artist noted for his sadomasochistic themes is found dead under suspicious circumstances.
    • Positive
      Season 16 - Episode 19
      When a teenage boy commits suicide after firing on a doctor and hitting an innocent party, Fontana and Green investigate why he was after the doctor to begin with and learn that Jeremy Miller's younger sister had recently died of A.I.D.S. Throughout the course of the investigation, detectives are led to Dr. Andrew Copelan, the doctor in charge of Emily Miller's care, who had been giving her an experimental A.I.D.S. drug not yet approved for usage on humans, ostensibly to find a cure for his own full-blown A.I.D.S.moreless
    • Vengeance
      Season 2 - Episode 16
      The parents of a murdered woman contest Stone's prosecution of her killer so that he can be extradited to their home state, where the death penalty still exists.
    • Blue Bamboo
      Blue Bamboo
      Season 5 - Episode 3
      The killing of a Japanese nightclub owner who was visiting New York leads to the arrest of a singer who once worked for the deceased, and whose lawyer uses the "battered-woman syndrome" as a defense. While assisting on the case, Olivet remembers her own prior sexual assault.
    • Talking Points
      Season 17 - Episode 13
      The shooting of university student Jason Miles at a political rally hosted by controversial speaker Judith Barlow leaves any number of suspects, but after Green and Cassady prove that two of the people they've questioned are lying about their alibis, they turn their attention to Malcom Yates, a grad student who claimed to be with Jason's girlfriend at the time of his death. McCoy and Rubirosa realise that Yates went after Barlow because of her open criticism of stem-cell research, something that Yates had high hopes could help find a cure for his own Parkinsons.moreless
    • Just A Girl In The World
      Season 20 - Episode 2
      A crime scene investigator is murdered in her apartment. Her fiance is suspected, but then a journalist is attacked and DNA is found at the scene that links this crime to the murder.
    • Blood is Thicker...
      Season 2 - Episode 14
      An apparent mugging ends in the death of a wealthy woman but the case comes to hang on a silver pin that may have been in the victim's possession.
    • Nowhere Man
      Nowhere Man
      Season 14 - Episode 19
      The District Attorney's Office is set on its ear when the investigation into the death of an A.D.A. uncovers a scandal that could imperil hundreds of cases.
    • The Fertile Fields
      Season 2 - Episode 19
      The brutal murder of a Jewish jeweler appears to be a hate crime, but the investigation soon leads back to the man's brother and his shady business deals.
    • Act of God
      Act of God
      Season 5 - Episode 17
      A bomb at a construction site kills a 12-year-old boy, and the suspects include the bankrupt contractor and a jealous husband.
    • Great Satan
      Season 20 - Episode 3
      Detectives Lupo and Bernard investigate when an aspiring musician is found dead. A bag of cash leads them to multiple suspects.
    • Navy Blues
      Navy Blues
      Season 8 - Episode 3
      McCoy finds himself battling the Navy and the office of the Judge Advocate General as he tries to prosecute a female pilot accused of murdering her married lover after he tried to break off with her.
    • Subterranean Homeboy Blues
      Season 1 - Episode 2
      The shooting of two black men by a white woman in a crowded subway initially appears to be a case of self-defense, but further investigation reveals revenge as a possible motive. Logan and Greevey argue over di Biasi's guilt or innocence, especially after learning that the dead man has a substantial record, and the living one cannot control himself in court. Laura di Biasi tries to make her case to Robinette, but he tries to distance himself from the issue. Stone has a hard time with the case, both in dealing with di Biasi's public aid attorney, Shambala Green, and dealing with the fact that not everyone in the district attorney's office can decide where they stand on the issue.moreless
    • Everybody's Favorite Bagman
      Season 1 - Episode 6
      After local councilman and former bagman Charles Halsey is mugged and his throat slashed, Logan and Greevey investigate the case and the two young black male suspects. Their suspicion turns to organized crime when they link him to Masucci soldier Tony Scalisi. As Stone and Robinette continue their investigation, they realize the case is linked to a corruption scandal including a dirty councilman. Wentworth won't allow Stone to offer Scalisi immunity to avoid the appearance of impropriety, but in order to get what they want, their only option might be to make a deal with the mobster. Unable to utilize the police because of suspected corruption within the department, Stone goes to Assistant U.S. Attorney John McCormack for help.moreless
    • Sweetie
      Season 19 - Episode 6
      A well-known memoir writer is found dead in a community of male prostitutes.
    • Misconception
      Season 2 - Episode 6
      The mugging of a pregnant legal secretary leads to a case involving her lover, her boss and charges of fetal murder when she loses the baby.
    • Hot Pursuit
      Hot Pursuit
      Season 6 - Episode 5
      When the detectives solve a series of murders committed by a holdup team in ski masks, McCoy must determine whether a young woman found with them is an unwilling hostage, or an active participant in the crimes.
    • Gov Love
      Gov Love
      Season 15 - Episode 7
      The investigation into the death of a governor's wife uncovers a web of infidelity, greed, and corruption which forces McCoy to counter a defense based on a ground-breaking interpretation of spousal privilege.
    • Promises to Keep
      Promises to Keep
      Season 3 - Episode 14
      The investigation into the murder of a young physician leads to the discovery of an unorthodox and illegal relationship between her fiancé and his psychiatrist.
    • Harvest
      Season 8 - Episode 4
      A discrepancy concerning the time of death of a drive-by shooting victim leads McCoy and Ross to initiate prosecutions against both the shooter and the doctor who harvested her organs as transplant donations.
    • Take-Out
      Season 19 - Episode 16
      A writer is murdered after investigating an espionage case involving the Chinese government.
    • Who Let the Dogs Out?
      Who Let the Dogs Out?
      Season 12 - Episode 1
      The investigation into the death of a jogger mauled by a vicious dog leads to an Attica inmate, his attorneys, and an underground dog-fighting ring.
    • Fame
      Season 17 - Episode 1
      Green and Cassady investigate the death of a cop accidentally killed during a botched robbery which leads them to stolen photographs of a celebrity mother married to a player.
    • The Wages of Love
      Season 2 - Episode 2
      A double homicide of an older man and his younger lover casts suspicion on both the ex-wife and the former boyfriend of the murdered duo, with the dead man's murdered son holding the key to the mystery.
    • Jurisdiction
      Season 3 - Episode 16
      Stone battles the Brooklyn D.A.'s office over prosecutorial jurisdiction in the case of a mentally handicapped man who confesses to the stabbing deaths of two women.
    • Barter
      Season 7 - Episode 12
      An unpromising case of murder suddenly develops new leads when the cops explore the possibility that the victim was mistaken for someone else. McCoy walks a thin line in the matter of ethical conduct as he tries to make a case against a lender who uses unscrupulous methods to collect the money owed to him.moreless
    • DR 1-102
      DR 1-102
      Season 12 - Episode 13
      The bludgeoning of two women in their apartment leads the detectives to a suspect who has taken a hostage while demanding legal representation ... and Southerlyn's actions, while heroic, result in disbarment proceedings against her for violation of Disciplinary Rule 1-102.
    • Deceit
      Season 6 - Episode 17
      When a young attorney is murdered shortly after he decides to file a sexual harrassment claim against his employer, Briscoe and Curtis quickly discover that the alleged harasser and his wife each have an excellent motive for murder.
    • Burden
      Season 8 - Episode 20
      After a 12-year-old quadriplegic dies at home in his bed, paramedics claim that he was suffocated and the suspects include the boy's parents and sister.
    • The Troubles
      Season 1 - Episode 20
      Logan is forced to face his cultural biases when both a Lebanese gunrunner and an Irish terrorist are suspected of killing a drug dealer.
    • Good Faith
      Season 17 - Episode 17
      Green and Cassady investigate an arson turned homicide when a body found in a burned church turns out to have been murdered before the fire started.
    • Humiliation
      Season 6 - Episode 7
      The investigation into a prostitute's murder leads to a married plastic surgeon as the obvious suspect, but Kincaid has a hunch that an elaborate frame-up is in play.
    • Loco Parentis
      Loco Parentis
      Season 10 - Episode 10
      After sanitation workers find a teenage boy's body, the investigation leads to a school bully who displays an avid interest in martial-arts weapons, and whose father bought the murder weapon.
    • Black Tie
      Black Tie
      Season 4 - Episode 5
      After wealthy Jonathan Keyes is found dead in his home, the police receive an anonymous tip that he was murdered. Logan and Briscoe encounter difficulties at the scene when the widow and her attorney refuse to allow an autopsy, and by the time Rodgers is able to examine the body, it has already been embalmed. The medical examiner claims the death was natural causes, and even though the state finally gets the necessary proof that the death was murder, the methods used to obtain the needed evidence come under question when Stone tries the case in court.moreless
    • Snatched
      Season 4 - Episode 12
      After Sol Bregman is arrested while trying to exchange a ransom payoff for his kidnapped son, Logan and Briscoe find themselves trying to find Jason Bregman while trying to stop the father, a millionaire and a close friend of Adam Schiff, from interfering in the investigation. Once Jason Bregman is found, suspicion turns to the victim himself.moreless
    • Ritual
      Season 8 - Episode 10
      Curtis and Briscoe investigate the death of Josef Moussad, an Arabic man found behind a dumpster, the victim of an apparent mugging. The detectives soon realise that Moussad had brought a doctor into the country to perform a clitoridectomy on his young niece, and suspicion turns to the family. Ross is horrified that young Alison's grandmother and uncle were both in full support of the operation, which makes it hard for her to prosecute the case objectively.moreless
    • Survivor
      Season 7 - Episode 4
      Briscoe and Curtis's investigation of the murder of a rare coin dealer nets them a millionaire as a suspect, but Ross has to play detective too as the DA's office tries to establish a provenance for the missing coin collection.
    • Deep Vote
      Deep Vote
      Season 11 - Episode 24

      A woman's murder leads the police to discover the actual target was a reporter who did a story about improprieties in a recent senatorial election.

    • Narcosis
      Season 10 - Episode 21
      The discovery of a strangled prostitute's body leads to a case involving illegal immigrants and the events have an impact on a family.
    • Bad Faith
      Bad Faith
      Season 5 - Episode 20
      Logan relives unhappy childhood memories when a friend is found dead; a presumed suicide, until the investigation reveals recent contact with a former priest who has a history of pedophilia.
    • Silence
      Season 2 - Episode 21
      A politician opposes the prosecution of his son's murderer because it might mean revealing that his late son was gay.
    • Hands Free
      Hands Free
      Season 14 - Episode 17
      When McCoy fails to win a murder conviction against an eccentric cross dressing millionaire for the death of his neighbor, he redoubles the effort to convict the man for murdering his second wife years earlier by demonstrating that he murdered a witness to the crime.
    • Severance
      Season 2 - Episode 13
      Stone faces an old rival in court as he tries to link a hit man and three murders to a sleazy lawyer and a powerful man behind bars.
    • Nurture
      Season 4 - Episode 20
      Briscoe and Logan investigate the disappearance of a child from her abusive foster home and find her being held by a loving but disturbed woman who insists she has acted only for the child's own good.
    • Amends
      Season 11 - Episode 7
      Under pressure from the department's top brass, a 20-year-old murder case, initally investigated by Briscoe's now retired boss, is reopened involving the slaying of a teen-age girl with the spoiled son of a politically connected family as the prime suspect.
    • Atonement
      Season 6 - Episode 18
      The investigation into the murder of a model with a passion for cocaine and partying focuses on the men in her life -- a nightclub owner, a basketball player, a photographer and a limousine driver.
    • Access Nation
      Access Nation
      Season 12 - Episode 15
      The murder of a psychologist leads to a case involving a computer company that sells information and their responsibility in shielding their clients' history in order to serve their needs.
    • The Reaper's Helper
      Season 1 - Episode 3
      When construction worker Bobby Holland is found dead in his apartment from a gunshot wound, Logan and Greevey investigate and soon learn that Holland was gay. Thanks to a magazine article, Greevey links the death to similar murders in Los Angeles and San Francisco. They arrest Jack Curry, the one man who is connected to all three cases, but rather than hide his connection to the three deaths, Curry admits that he was involved each time, and claims that each man asked him to help them commit suicide because they had AIDS. Stone has a hard time prosecuting the case because, deep down, he isn't certain Curry really did anything wrong.moreless
    • Sheltered
      Season 13 - Episode 22
      It's a race against time as the detectives go on the hunt for a sniper whose victims are shot in broad daylight.
    • By Hooker, By Crook
      Season 1 - Episode 7
      When Logan and Greevey investigate how a family man came to be found unconscious in Central Park, they uncover a very high-class call girl operation run by a well-educated socialite.
    • Corner Office
      Season 17 - Episode 10
      After corporate attorney Charles Dillon is discovered dead in a hotel room, Green and Cassady investigate and learn that the company he was working for is in the process of being indicted. Their investigation leads them to a high-priced callgirl, Julia Veloso, who turns out to have been romantically involved with the company's C.E.O., Samantha Weaver. McCoy and Rubirosa find themselves at odds as Rubirosa wonders if McCoy's prosecution of Weaver has more to do with her gender than her guilt.moreless
    • Star Struck
      Season 2 - Episode 12
      An obsessive fan pleads temporary insanity when he is charged with attempting to murder the soap opera actress who is the center of his life.
    • Ego
      Season 11 - Episode 17
      When the dead body of Karen Hall, an investigator with the State Attorney General's Office Criminal Division, is found in the Hudson River, Detectives Briscoe and Green find that her boss, Alec Conroy, had written off her disappearance as a random kidnapping from an Albany train station. But as more is learned about Conroy's controlling relationships -- with the dead woman, with his wife and with a long-term girlfriend -- he quickly becomes a suspect.moreless
    • Angelgrove
      Season 18 - Episode 13
      A recorded conversation has Lupo and Green delving into the personal and family life of a murdered art dealer, and suspected connections to terrorist activity.
    • Scrambled
      Season 9 - Episode 6
      The murder of an employee at a fertility clinic leads to a case involving a dead man's first and second wives.
    • Matrimony
      Season 7 - Episode 13
      The discovery of a would-be thief refocuses a murder investigation, leaving the prosecutors the task of making a conspiracy case against the deceased's attorney and the pretty young widow.
    • Endurance
      Season 11 - Episode 1
      After a disabled boy dies of smoke inhalation during a fire, his parents and a building tenant with a history of "accidental" fires become suspects.
    • Deadbeat
      Season 7 - Episode 7
      The murder of a deadbeat father whose son is dying of leukemia presents McCoy and Ross with a sympathetic suspect and a moral dilemma.
    • Brazil
      Season 20 - Episode 18
      An environmental scientist is poisoned during a global warming symposium.
    • Heart of Darkness
      Season 16 - Episode 13
      A journalist's suicide becomes suspect after Green and Fontana find evidence at the scene suggesting that it wasn't a suicide after all. Their suspicions turn to the reporter's girlfriend after learning that he was still sleeping with his ex, but their investigation soon leads them in a different direction.
    • White Rabbit
      White Rabbit
      Season 5 - Episode 5
      A routine investigation uncovers evidence that leads Briscoe and Logan to a long-time fugitive, a radical Vietnam War opponent on the run since a 1971 burglary that left a policeman dead.
    • Volunteers
      Season 4 - Episode 2
      A disruptive, unbalanced homeless man is found severely beaten in an alley of the middle class neighborhood he calls home, leading Stone to try and prosecute one of the residents for premeditated murder.
    • Conspiracy
      Season 3 - Episode 2
      After Marcus Tate, the respected leader of a controversial African-American rights movement, is assassinated at a rally, Logan and Cerreta attempt to get information on the crime but are stonewalled by many of Tate's followers, who aren't interested in talking to white police officers. Photographs lead them to Mitchell Kolbin, a white man who had followed Tate religiously but who seemed to lose some of his wonderment when Tate began an affair with his wife.moreless
    • Intolerance
      Season 2 - Episode 20
      When a Chinese-American honors student is killed, the investigation uncovers a racist mother whose son was competing with the victim for the same scholarship.
    • Sisters of Mercy
      Season 2 - Episode 17
      Cerreta and Logan investigate the accusation that a nun in charge of a shelter for teens molested a young addict.
    • Stalker
      Season 8 - Episode 18
      When a woman is found unconscious at the bottom of her apartment stairs, Briscoe and Curtis must figure out what happened -- before it's too late. In order to make his case, McCoy pits the two detectives against each other in the courtroom.
    • Blood Libel
      Blood Libel
      Season 6 - Episode 9
      A hidden anti-Semitic message in a high school yearbook offers a clue to an art teacher's murder and leads to a case that matches McCoy against "Klan lawyer" Roy Payne.
    • Kiss the Girls and Make Them Die
      Season 1 - Episode 4
      When Paige Bartlett is found near death in her apartment, Greevey and Logan follow the trail to her boyfriend, only to learn that she and Feinstein had broken up that evening. After Paige dies, they dig further into her past and find another former boyfriend, Ned Loomis, and learn that Ned has a penchant for violence when another former victim of his comes forward. Stone's case seems to be going nowhere, though, because he can't use the defendent's former crimes against him in court.moreless
    • Profiteer
      Season 17 - Episode 6
      The shooting of a local businessman is linked to a death of a soldier in Iraq due to faulty equipment. McCoy goes after the company whose faulty equipment caused the soldier's death, but he is force to plead out the case.
    • Apocrypha
      Season 4 - Episode 7
      Stone and Kincaid try to prove that the young woman believed to have planted a bomb in a parking garage had been brainwashed and was acting under the direct orders of Daniel Hendricks, the charismatic leader of a local cult known as the Acherusian Temple.
    • Pride
      Season 5 - Episode 23
      A gay city councilman is murdered and the trail leads to a bigoted rival politician and a male prostitute.
    • City Hall
      City Hall
      Season 14 - Episode 14
      A city employee's clerical error sets in motion a chain of events which culminates in a fatal shooting at City Hall and a secret Federal court proceeding with sinister implications.
    • Kid Pro Quo
      Kid Pro Quo
      Season 13 - Episode 20
      The murder of an admissions director of a private school leads the detectives to investigate a pair of angry parents whose children were denied admission, but then set their sights on the headmaster when they discover that the victim was about to go public with the denied admissions.
    • Charm City
      Charm City
      Season 6 - Episode 13
      A subway station gas attack, similar to one that took place in a Baltimore church five years earlier, brings Baltimore homicide detectives Tim Bayliss and Frank Pembleton to New York to assist Briscoe and Curtis in apprehending the prime suspect in both incidents.
    • Tabula Rasa
      Tabula Rasa
      Season 9 - Episode 19
      After a philosophy professor is pushed in front of a subway and killed, the investigation leads to a suspect who, following a divorce, changed his identity and disappeared with his daughters.
    • Disappeared
      Season 8 - Episode 19
      A defendant refuses to allow his lawyer to raise the issue of insanity. This complicates matters for the brother who turned him in with hopes of securing medical treatment for him.
    • Juvenile
      Season 9 - Episode 18
      The investigation into the shooting of a newspaper columnist leads to a murder case from two decades earlier and involves a suspect who at that time had been a juvenile.
    • Savages
      Season 6 - Episode 3
      McCoy and Kincaid clash over the death penalty as McCoy prosecutes a man who murdered an undercover cop during a drug bust.
    • Causa Mortis
      Causa Mortis
      Season 7 - Episode 1
      McCoy's new second chair, ADA Jamie Ross, is determined to prosecute as harshly as possible a carjacker who took the life of a teacher as she pleaded for her life on an audio tape discovered at the crime scene.
    • Extended Family
      Extended Family
      Season 3 - Episode 11
      When Janet Silver kidnaps her daughter from the mall, Logan and Briscoe are sent in to investigate and learn that she committed the crime with the assistance of a children's help organization after going to them with fears that the little girl's father was sexually abusing her.
    • The Working Stiff
      Season 2 - Episode 22
      The murder of a Wall Street legend begins a case involving an ailing union worker and a former governor and old friend of Schiff's.
    • Mother Love
      Mother Love
      Season 3 - Episode 15
      The absence of a murder weapon complicates the investigation into the murder of a drug addict who stole from her family to support her habit.
    • Angel
      Season 6 - Episode 8
      A mother, claiming that her baby was kidnapped while she was at confession, retraces her steps and actions with Curtis, which raises legal questions later when her attorney introduces a unique defense.
    • Seed
      Season 5 - Episode 15

      A routine investigation into a woman's death leads Briscoe and Logan to a fertility doctor guilty of unethical practices, but who apparently cannot be touched because of confidentiality rules, and his patients' reluctance to talk.

    • Admissions
      Season 9 - Episode 22
      A coed's killing leads to a case involving the deceased's relationship with a professor and two male students who vouch for each other's whereabouts on the night of the murder.
    • Promote This!
      Season 19 - Episode 18
      The detectives investigate the vicious beating of an Hispanic illegal immigrant who may be linked to a series of other hate crimes.
    • In God We Trust
      In God We Trust
      Season 15 - Episode 23

      When Fontana and Falco investigate an arson which caused the death of a firefighter, they discover a murder weapon tied to a nine-year-old murder and a hate crime. The defendant attempts to have his case dismissed because he became a born-again Christian after committing the murder.

    • Rebels
      Season 6 - Episode 2
      Briscoe and Curtis have a hard time finding cooperative witnesses when investigating the murder of a college student at a rough biker bar.
    • Vendetta
      Season 14 - Episode 21
      The investigation into a bar room brawl fatality reveals a detective's decades-old vendetta against a petty criminal turned murderer who was falsely accused of one murder after evading conviction on another.
    • Magnet
      Season 16 - Episode 14
      Fontana and Green arrest a fellow student after a young man is murdered, but McCoy faces a tough adversary when he tries to prosecute the crime.
    • Rage
      Season 5 - Episode 13
      A Wall Street broker accused of murdering his mentor uses the defense of "black rage" in court.
    • Patsy
      Season 10 - Episode 7
      The investigation that follows the discovery of a comatose woman in her apartment leads to an unusual case involving murder and a possible frame-up, despite the prosecution having key DNA evidence to the contrary.
    • Merger
      Season 10 - Episode 4
      The murder of a drug-laden teen presents the detectives with a host of suspects from her wealthy family.
    • Possession
      Season 12 - Episode 5
      Investigating the murder of a woman in a rent-controlled apartment, Green and Briscoe initially turn their attention to janitor Roberto Ramos, who had been given a cash gift of $5000 by the deceased but claimed he didn't remember her when questioned. But it isn't long before the detectives discover that she was engaged in a long-running battle with her landlord and had been blocking the potentially lucrative sale of the building.moreless
    • Paranoia
      Season 6 - Episode 6
      Briscoe and Curtis try to solve a co-ed's murder after a graphic description appears online, while McCoy finds himself up against a lawyer who is reluctant to reveal elements of her client's past.
    • Right to Counsel
      Right to Counsel
      Season 3 - Episode 12
      After Stone accepts a plea bargain from the much younger and poorer lover of a wealthy older woman found murdered in her apartment, he begins to have doubts that he has sent the right man to prison, especially as he learns more about the attorney who handled the woman's estate.
    • Bad Girl
      Bad Girl
      Season 8 - Episode 21
      Schiff's re-election may hinge on the stabbing death of a police officer; Briscoe's daughter is arrested for dealing drugs.
    • Patient Zero
      Patient Zero
      Season 14 - Episode 3
      The investigation into the carjacking of a vehicle containing vials of a deadly virus leads the detectives on a search for the first person infected with the virus and a biochemist whose sinister motivations were driven by passion.
    • Stiff
      Season 10 - Episode 23
      The detectives' investigation into why a wealthy woman is comatose involves her husband, daughter and doctor.
    • Menace
      Season 7 - Episode 11
      The detectives face a difficult struggle getting witnesses to a girl's apparent suicide to come forward while Ross tries to prove that a known bully is the one really responsible for her actions.
    • Precious
      Season 5 - Episode 7
      When Briscoe and Logan suspect that a missing infant may have been murdered by her parents rather than kidnapped, they uncover a terrible family secret which hides a mentally ill serial killer.
    • Asylum
      Season 2 - Episode 4
      The stabbing death of a man in front of a coffee shop leads detectives to a local homeless man, but the conviction is threatened on appeal based on the lack of a search warrant for his "home", which was a lean-to in Central Park.
    • Hitman
      Season 13 - Episode 6
      The execution style shooting of a city contractor leads Briscoe and Green to suspect a professional hitman. They first focus upon possible enemies of the victim, but end up suspecting the victim's wife and her boyfriend of hiring the killer. However as they investigate every possibility, the evidence leads McCoy and Southerlyn to a conspirator that no one had suspected.moreless
    • Sundown
      Season 10 - Episode 9
      A patient is found beaten to death in a hospital lounge -- and the resulting case involves infidelity, Alzheimer's disease and a ladies' man.
    • Golden Years
      Golden Years
      Season 4 - Episode 11
      After 82-year-old Mildred Bauer is found dead in her apartment, suspicion immediately turns to her at-home caregiver and her boyfriend until the medical examiner reveals that the elderly woman had been starved to death. Feeding instructions given to Maria by Laura, the deceased woman's granddaughter, turn Stone's eye on the young woman, and she is charged with neglect and grave indifference to human life.moreless
    • Progeny
      Season 5 - Episode 12
      After the murder of an abortion clinic doctor, Briscoe and Logan are led to a suspect who belongs to a radical pro-life movement and their suspicion soon turns to the group's leader, Drew Seeley, who admits that he's glad the doctor died. McCoy faces the unpleasant task of charging the respected and charismatic former priest with murder, and the public debate over whether the secular community should interfere in spiritual matters.moreless
    • The Dead Wives Club
      The Dead Wives Club
      Season 15 - Episode 2
      When a woman abandoned by her firefighter husband for his partner's widow is threatened with also losing custody of her children, she murders her romantic rival, claiming that 9/11 post-traumatic stress syndrome prompted her actions.
    • Floater
      Season 14 - Episode 7
      The husband of a woman whose partially decomposed body is found floating in the Hudson River becomes the prime suspect in her murder until the prosecutors uncover a connection between her prospective attorney and a judge who has heard a suspiciously high number of his cases.
    • Locomotion
      Season 15 - Episode 24
      After a man causes a massive train crash that results in multiple deaths, McCoy tries to prosecute him for murder despite his insanity defense. But McCoy finds himself hampered by a defense attorney whose own agenda may undercut that of his client.
    • Guardian
      Season 5 - Episode 11
      After the body of a young female junkie is identified as the daughter of a wealthy family, Briscoe and Logan try to find out who left her to die in the yard of a day-care center.
    • Whiplash
      Season 11 - Episode 19
      When a Hispanic male is found dead from a severe chest trauma, Detectives Briscoe and Green discover that he and two other illegal immigrants had been in a staged automobile accident. As evidence mounts linking numerous similar car crashes with the same employer, chiropractor, insurance adjuster, and lawyers, A.D.A.s McCoy and Carmichael must determine who is ultimately responsible for the man's death, from which so many others profited.moreless
    • Oxymoron
      Season 12 - Episode 23
      The body of a scantily clad woman is found on the Upper East Side. Because of her attire, it is initially presumed that she could be a high-class escort, especially after promiscuous behavior is uncovered by the medical examiner.
    • Can I Get a Witness?
      Can I Get a Witness?
      Season 14 - Episode 16
      McCoy faces an uphill battle in proving that witnesses to the murder of a drug mule were bribed, intimidated, and eventually murdered on the orders of the drug dealer accused of the crime.
    • Kids
      Season 4 - Episode 15
      When 14-year-old Angel Ramirez is shot dead while out with two friends, the investigation leads to a local gun dealer, Juan Domingo. While investigating Domingo, Briscoe and Logan learn that he was a recent suspect in a shooting that paralyzed a teenage boy, and Briscoe finds himself in an awkward position when Kevin Parker, the son of an old friend of Briscoe's, ends up being the prime suspect in young Angel's murder.moreless
    • Switch
      Season 5 - Episode 22
      Suspects in a psychiatrist's murder include the victim's ex-husband, a patient suffering from multiple-personality disorder and her obstructive father.
    • Securitate
      Season 3 - Episode 20
      When a Romanian immigrant kills, his lawyer announces he will plead his client "not guilty due to cultural insanity" claiming the man had been conditioned to violence in his homeland.
    • Evil Breeds
      Evil Breeds
      Season 14 - Episode 18
      A Holocaust survivor is murdered on the eve of her testimony in the deportation trial of a former concentration camp guard. McCoy must not only put the murderer on trial, but also the former guard who stood to gain the most from the survivor's death, even though evidence is limited.
    • Married with Children
      Married with Children
      Season 14 - Episode 13
      The death of a woman who fell from a hotel balcony leads to a case involving a lesbian couple and a state law banning gay adoption
    • Wager
      Season 4 - Episode 18
      Briscoe and Logan bet that the killing of a star athlete's father is linked to gambling debts and threats to the baseball player's family, but it turns out the son's alibi doesn't hold up and he ends up under suspicion himself.
    • High & Low
      High & Low
      Season 10 - Episode 22
      Detectives Briscoe and Green probe the strangulation of a college coed who moonlighted as a stripper, and while they believe a pair of drug-dealing skinheads committed the murder, they struggle to determine the motive of the strip club owner who paid them for the hit. However, as they work their way up the ladder of complicity, the cops learn that the slaying is keyed to an insider trading scam that forces McCoy to connect a former porn star with a businessman.moreless
    • Faccia a Faccia
      Faccia a Faccia
      Season 8 - Episode 15
      Taking on an apparent mafia murder, Detectives Briscoe and Curtis are stymied by a dead witness and a seemingly incoherent mob boss.
    • Cruel and Unusual
      Cruel and Unusual
      Season 5 - Episode 19
      The death of an autistic youth in custody reveals a multitude of unusual and possibly illegal therapies being used, but also parents reluctant to pursue a prosecution.
    • The Brotherhood
      The Brotherhood
      Season 15 - Episode 3
      When a prison gang puts out a contract on a Sing Sing corrections officer and his family, assigning the job to a newly released ex-con, the terrified officer pleads preemptive self-defense after he's brought to trial for the parolee's murder. As the trial proceeds, the gang attempts to affect the outcome of the case by sending a death threat to the presiding judge, who refuses to be intimidated. Shortly after the conclusion of the trial, McCoy discovers that the defendant's fears about the power and the reach of the gang were well-placed.moreless
    • Ain't No Love
      Ain't No Love
      Season 15 - Episode 13
      When a rap producer is found shot to death in his studio, detectives focus on his protege, whose demos link him and a friend to a second murder. As the investigation unfolds, Southerlyn's opinions put her sharply at odds with both McCoy and Branch.
    • Wedded Bliss
      Wedded Bliss
      Season 3 - Episode 5
      The discovery of a young woman's body in the river leads to an investigation of illegal sweatshops and the enslavement of young immigrants.
    • The Secret Sharers
      Season 1 - Episode 18
      Stone faces a flashy Texas lawyer and a hostile community as he tries to prosecute a young man accused of killing a drug dealer.
    • Hate
      Season 9 - Episode 10
      Evidence points the detectives in the direction of a fascist youth gathering after the brutal beating and murder of a high school girl.
    • Rapture
      Season 19 - Episode 14
      The creator of a religious website is murdered and the trail leads to a corrupt charitable organization.
    • Corpus Delicti
      Corpus Delicti
      Season 6 - Episode 11
      The death of a show horse leads to a trial involving insurance fraud, a sting operation and a wealthy woman's disappearance.
    • Chosen
      Season 13 - Episode 11
      The murder of a bookie with a high-class clientele leads the detectives to arrest his partner. Charged with first-degree murder, his attorney puts forth an unusual defense strategy that turns the trial into a political statement.
    • Bitch
      Season 13 - Episode 15
      The death of a stockbroker leads the detectives to his girlfriend whose mother is a cosmetics mogul who has a longstanding friendship with DA Arthur Branch, and will stop at nothing to protect her corporate image by using hormone replacement therapy withdrawal as the basis for her defense.
    • Tragedy on Rye
      Tragedy on Rye
      Season 13 - Episode 4
      A struggling actress is murdered in an apparent robbery-homicide where a video tape, made by a couple touring the city and sold to a local news station, shows three suspects loading the stolen property into an SUV. They are charged with felony murder, a capital crime, and this causes unrest with Southerlyn surrounding the death penalty.moreless
    • Missing
      Season 12 - Episode 14
      When a girl's parents frantically search for her, Briscoe and Green see that the girl's belongings were packed up in her apartment. They learn that the girl had been seeing a married man -- her boss. When the boss is brought up on charges, his wife sheds some new evidence.
    • Black, White and Blue
      Black, White and Blue
      Season 10 - Episode 17
      The murder of a white teen-ager in Harlem seems like an open-and-shut case until two patrol officers are implicated in the crime.
    • We Like Mike
      We Like Mike
      Season 7 - Episode 20
      A young man who claims to have helped a murdered young man change a flat tire is first the cops' primary suspect, then the prosecutors' chief witness.
    • Consultation
      Season 3 - Episode 10
      An engineer and a tribal chief become the chief suspects in the death of a Nigerian woman who died while smuggling heroin internally.
    • Fluency
      Season 15 - Episode 14
      Fontana and Green are baffled by a series of flu-related deaths until they discover that the victims were given fake vaccine. McCoy goes after the con man who distributed the vaccine for murder.
    • Night and Fog
      Night and Fog
      Season 3 - Episode 13
      The confession of an elderly man that he assisted his wife in committing suicide doesn't fully satisfy Stone when rumors surface that the man was once a Nazi collaborator.
    • Empire
      Season 9 - Episode 20
      The death of a corporate mogul caused by an overdose of a sexual performance-enhancing drug leads to a case with a witness that puts Curtis in a compromising position.
    • Haven
      Season 9 - Episode 12
      Briscoe and Curtis probe the murder of a popular Harlem community leader while McCoy and Carmichael struggle to prevent a chaotic situation.
    • Harm
      Season 9 - Episode 16
      Briscoe and Curtis investigate a possible homicide while probing the assault of a retired divorce attorney.
    • Absentia
      Season 13 - Episode 13
      When the witness in a jewelry store robbery-homicide fails to appear in court, McCoy suspects foul play until he discovers that the man is a fugitive in a 20-year-old murder case.
    • Exiled: A Law & Order Movie
      Exiled: A Law & Order Movie
      Season 9 - Episode Movie Special
      Exiled to Staten Island after punching a city councilman, Detective Mike Logan is bored with "chasing down stolen lawn mowers." But a prostitute's murder may be his ticket back to Manhattan Homicide. His world-weary lieutenant reluctantly assigns Logan to the case and teams him with Det. Frankie Silvera. Along the way, they encounter a mob figure and his father and learn that there's a dirty cop in Logan's old precinct.moreless
    • Everybody Loves Raimondo's
      Everybody Loves Raimondo's
      Season 14 - Episode 20
      Greed, treachery and disrespect shape the motives for murder when two men are gunned down at an exclusive restaurant.
    • Family Friend
      Season 16 - Episode 12
      After Philip and Valerie Messick are attacked in their home, Green and Fontana follow the trail to a small-time thug named Jay Fleckner. After Valerie's testimony unintentionally helps free Fleckner, he is found dead, and detectives soon realise that Bob Cerullo, a family friend of Valerie and her late husband, was the triggerman. Unfortunately, when McCoy attempts to prosecute Cerullo, a retired cop, he threatens to claim that he deliberately planted evidence in his past cases in an attempt to get McCoy to drop all the charges.moreless
    • Shrunk
      Season 14 - Episode 4
      The police and prosecutors investigate the connection between an award-winning songwriter and the young woman found murdered in his home to discover who would profit by her death at his hands.
    • Lost Boys
      Season 19 - Episode 3
      A young man's murder is linked to a woman who has escaped from a polygamous religious cult.
    • His Hour Upon the Stage
      Season 2 - Episode 11
      The discovery of a frozen corpse in a dumpster leads to rival Broadway producers.
    • Sideshow
      Season 9 - Episode 14
      When Briscoe and Curtis discover that a high-level federal official found murdered in Battery Park was recently transferred from Baltimore, they team up with Baltimore homicide detectives. The joint investigation reveals that the victim was involved in a love affair with another high-level government official, whose career will be destroyed if the relationship becomes public. The independent counsel summons McCoy and his Baltimore counterpart, Ed Danvers, to Washington and demands that McCoy reveal his source or be jailed for contempt. Briscoe and Curtis apprehend the suspect, but the F.B.I. claims jurisdiction and the suspect evades trial, if not justice.moreless
    • Mother's Day
      Mother's Day
      Season 13 - Episode 10
      The hit-and-run death of a popular high-school student leaves the detectives suspecting the girl's father was the real target. When evidence reveals that the death was possibly a random killing, they are able to track down their suspect to his apartment. However things get complicated when their killer is murdered, and the person who committed the crime happens to be the victim's mother.moreless
    • Venom
      Season 9 - Episode 7
      The killing of a professional escort leads to a case involving the relationships between a young man and two older women.
    • Burned
      Season 8 - Episode 9
      A message overheard on an answering machine leads Briscoe and Curtis to a confessed murderer and the home of wealthy Carl Anderton, whose stubborn non-cooperation with the district attorney threatens to create a serious miscarriage of justice.
    • Sunday in the Park with Jorge
      Sunday in the Park with Jorge
      Season 11 - Episode 11
      Following "wilding incidents" in Central Park, a woman's body is found in the lake and the suspects include the deceased's wealthy husband.
    • Ramparts
      Season 9 - Episode 11
      Briscoe and Curtis reopen a case that was closed in the '60s when a vehicle is dredged from the Hudson River containing the remains of a murdered man.
    • Grief
      Season 8 - Episode 14
      The cops, as they try to pin down the specifics of an assault on a man reluctant to talk about it, uncover the alleged rape of two women in custodial care. But as the prosecutors attempt to prepare their case, a reluctant witness changes their view of the cases.
    • Good Girl
      Good Girl
      Season 7 - Episode 3
      Briscoe and Curtis have to break the mutual alibi of two girlfriends as they try to find the killer of a young black man, whose angry parents pressure McCoy to indict a young woman who claims the victim had raped her.
    • Forgiveness
      Season 3 - Episode 3
      After Beth Milgram is found beaten to death in an alleyway after the party, Logan and Cerreta initially turn their suspicion to the girl's father after her fiancé, Tommy Beltran, claims that he had hit her after Beth told him they were engaged, but it isn't long before their primary suspect becomes Beltran himself. Stone has the unpleasant task of facing the reknowned Cyrus Weaver, who is determined to prove that Tommy Beltran is not guilty of murdering Beth Milgram because he was a poor young man from a Mexican family who could not restrain his rage when his upper-class girlfriend broke up with him.moreless
    • Custody
      Season 6 - Episode 14
      Paul Robinette places the system on trial when he defends a young black woman accused of kidnapping her biological baby from his white, adoptive parents.
    • Darwinian
      Season 14 - Episode 11
      The apparent hit-and-run of a homeless man send the detectives on a search for the driver, a high profile female publicist, which fuels the fire for the prosecutors to obtain a murder conviction. Forensic evidence given during the trial reveal that the victim was severely beaten before being hit by the car which leads to a suspect within the homeless community.moreless
    • House Calls
      House Calls
      Season 13 - Episode 21
      The suspicious death of a Russian model leads the detectives to suspect medical malpractice.
    • Vaya Con Dios
      Vaya Con Dios
      Season 10 - Episode 24
      The death of an elderly man trying to find who was responsible for the torture killing of his son in 1973 Chile leads to a high-level foreign colonel who is now in a Manhattan hospital.
    • Girlfriends
      Season 6 - Episode 20
      After a college co-ed's body is found, the detectives look for a campus rapist, but the medical examiner's report puts them on a different path, one involving prostitution.
    • Payback
      Season 14 - Episode 12
      The investigation into the murder of a former bookie turned mob informant reveals a disturbing new wrinkle in organized crime involving legitimate businessmen moonlighting as contract hitmen in a battle for mob leadership, and ends with a Federal ploy to nullify the plea bargain in the case, leaving McCoy seething and two more people dead.moreless
    • Surrender Dorothy
      Surrender Dorothy
      Season 10 - Episode 19

      The body of a teacher, suspected of having an affair, is found in a car trunk and the investigation involves her husband and father-in-law, both of whom are psychiatrists.

    • Attorney Client
      Attorney Client
      Season 12 - Episode 22
      The wife of an attorney with many disgruntled clients is killed, but the detectives believe that he was the intended target as he was willing to reveal information despite confidentiality agreements. As the investigation continues, his tumultuous love life is exposed and the prosecutors are suspicious of his desire to return to the courtroom.moreless
    • Ill-Conceived
      Season 14 - Episode 10
      The owner of a clothing company with alien immigrant workers is found murdered which sends the detectives on a search for an unidentified evening caller whose girlfriend, also a worker in the factory, recently gave birth. Upon discovery that the victim was also the baby's father, the boyfriend is arrested with the motive being an office affair until the victim's widow discloses that it was a surrogate arrangement.moreless
    • Remand
      Season 6 - Episode 10
      The victim in a 30-year-old rape and stabbing case is fearful when information received by Briscoe and Curtis creates the possibility of a new trial for the perpetrator.
    • Swept Away - A Very Special Episode
      Swept Away - A Very Special Episode
      Season 11 - Episode 15
      When a participant in a TV reality show is murdered, McCoy goes after the producers and network executives for deliberately fomenting hostility among the participants to boost the ratings. All too appropriately, the outcome of the case hinges on a videotape made by a hidden camera.
    • Nullification
      Season 8 - Episode 5
      After the cops trace an eagle tattoo on a man shot and killed while holding up an armored truck to a group of militia members, McCoy finds himself facing one of their number as the pro se counsel for his friends, arguing for the concept of "jury nullification", the right of a jury to protect a defendant from an unjust law by finding him not guilty despite the evidence.moreless
    • Blaze
      Season 14 - Episode 5
      A teenager's need for parental love, acceptance and recognition sets in motion the events leading to the deaths of 23 concert goers in a blaze started by a rock band's illegal pyrotechnics.
    • Fixed
      Season 15 - Episode 11
      When a paroled child murderer is run down, the investigation leads to a terrified social worker and an experimental prison therapy program.
    • Denial
      Season 8 - Episode 2
      Bloody sheets and an apparently stolen credit card lead Briscoe and Curtis to a pair of college age lovers who present McCoy and Ross with a united front of denial that one of them killed their newborn son and disposed of the body.
    • The Pursuit of Happiness
      The Pursuit of Happiness
      Season 4 - Episode 10
      When Billy Cooper is found murdered at the meat-packing plant where he works, Logan and Briscoe turn their eye to his wife Irina, a green card bride from Russia who had married Cooper in the hopes of a better life but had fallen in love with a co-worker and lost favor with her husband, who repeatedly threatened to send her back.moreless
    • Gunplay
      Season 15 - Episode 5
      After Green goes undercover to gather evidence on the gun dealers who murdered two detectives during a buy-and-bust, McCoy is able to connect the hit men to the attorney who paid them to avenge the death of his gun-running stepson at the hands of the same detectives during a similar buy-and-bust several years earlier.moreless
    • Family Values
      Family Values
      Season 5 - Episode 4
      After it's determined that a wealthy woman did not commit suicide but was murdered, the detectives question both her first and second husbands and her teenage daughter.
    • Disciple
      Season 9 - Episode 15
      After a teen is found dead in the emergency room, the investigation leads to a case involving a religious ritual and a defendant who claims that the action taken was dictated by a saint's voice.
    • Fed
      Season 20 - Episode 11
      A community organizer who was working on voter registration is found dead with the word "FED" written on his chest. The detectives initially suspect an anti-government motive for the murder, but the case gets more complicated when they learn that the victim was secretly gathering incriminating information about the organization he worked for.moreless
    • New York Minute
      Season 16 - Episode 8
      Detectives discover that the owner of a trucking company has been smuggling illegal aliens and suspect that a citizens' border patrol member has killed him.
    • Purple Heart
      Purple Heart
      Season 5 - Episode 21
      The investigation into a taxi driver's murder involves a loan shark, a forged check, a missing plumber and the victim's wife.
    • Wannabe
      Season 5 - Episode 16
      The shooting of a board member of an exclusive private school leads to a blue-collar family and a classist system.
    • Past Imperfect
      Past Imperfect
      Season 7 - Episode 22
      The cops have a definite clue when a bloodstain that's not the same as the victim reveals that the killer was a blood relative, and the prosecutors stumble when their chief suspect claims their chief witness is her lawyer, and his knowledge of the crime represents privileged communications.
    • Mega
      Season 10 - Episode 18
      The investigation into a helicopter bombing points to a victim's wife and her unconventional financial advisers.
    • Benevolence
      Season 3 - Episode 22
      Logan and Briscoe begin their investigation into the death of a hearing-impaired young woman by questioning her two most recent boyfriends.
    • Suicide Box
      Suicide Box
      Season 13 - Episode 16
      A media-savvy attorney defends a black teenager accused of shooting an off-duty police officer.
    • Return
      Season 11 - Episode 5
      The murder of a storeowner leads to a case where the suspect flees to Israel and may be protected from extradition by Israel's Law of Return.
    • Seer
      Season 13 - Episode 19
      The prime suspect in the murder of a woman outside a sex club claims to have merely witnessed the crime via a psychic vision.
    • The Ring
      The Ring
      Season 13 - Episode 5
      The discovery of a body in Hells Kitchen who had been wearing a $40,000 diamond ring leads the detectives back to the World Trade Center attacks as the victim had been reported to have died when Tower One collapsed. The ensuing investigation leads to a fiancee and a lover and the determination that the events of 9/11 may have been good timing to hide the fact that she was murdered the night before.moreless
    • Compassion
      Season 14 - Episode 9
      When a con man passing himself off as a grief counselor is poisoned by a respected doctor he victimized, McCoy must determine whether revenge or insanity prompted the crime.
    • Bounty
      Season 14 - Episode 2
      The investigation into the murder of a bounty hunter leads to a reporter with compromised ethics and a dubious defense strategy.
    • Tombstone
      Season 15 - Episode 20
      The bludgeoned corpse of a promiscuous lawyer is found in her office, and detectives treat her former lovers as suspects until DNA evidence points to a co-worker.
    • Bait
      Season 9 - Episode 3
      The investigation into how a teen got wounded leads to a case involving a young woman's murder and a drug operation.
    • Bible Story
      Season 16 - Episode 11
      Jeffrey Kilgore is found murdered after destroying the Speicher Chumash, which had been brought to America from Poland years earlier. Green and Fontana follow the trail of evidence to Barry Speicher, who confesses to the murder, but it's his cousin Eric that McCoy has his eye on after Barry's wife tells them that Eric had everything to gain by Barry going to prison. McCoy and Borgia pursue the matter to trial, but their star witness turns on them.moreless
    • Dissonance
      Season 11 - Episode 3
      The detectives investigate the murder of a young violinist whose fellow musicians resented her rapid rise to fame, in a trial that results in threats exchanged between Lewin and the presiding judge who has a history of bias against McCoy.
    • *
      Season 13 - Episode 8
      A star baseball player becomes the prime suspect in the murder of his limousine driver when it is discovered that the driver regularly supplied steroids to the sports icon. The subsequent investigation reveals blackmail as the underlying motive for the murder.
    • Girl Most Likely
      Girl Most Likely
      Season 12 - Episode 17

      When a high school student is found dead in an apartment building, Briscoe and Green suspect that the murder was a result of her getting a message board shut down. As McCoy and Southerlyn investigate the case further, they realize that her best friend, who was reluctant to come forward as a witness, may be the answer to the murder.

    • Cut
      Season 15 - Episode 6
      A plastic surgeon's greed and narcissism contribute to his failure to care for a patient and this ultimately results in her death. Branch insists that McCoy prosecute him for criminally negligent homicide, rather than leave the matter to the civil courts, after an investigation reveals several instances of the doctor's inattention to patient care.moreless
    • Carrier
      Season 8 - Episode 17
      The death of a college student leads to a case involving an HIV-positive male who's seeking to infect as many young women as possible. McCoy, testing right-to-privacy ethics, wants to charge him with murder.
    • Prejudice
      Season 12 - Episode 10
      The murder of a magazine publishing company's black CEO leads to a suspect who has a clear streak of racism and whose attorney intends on using that as a mental defect.
    • DNR
      Season 10 - Episode 3
      As Briscoe and Green investigate the shooting of a judge, suspicion quickly points to her husband as the person who ordered the hit, but McCoy's case is hindered when she refuses to implicate her husband during the trial.
    • Embedded
      Season 14 - Episode 8
      After a reporter accused of causing the deaths of soldiers with whom he was embedded in Iraq by reporting on their troop movements is shot and wounded on the eve of his return to the front, the ballistics report indicates that the gun belonged to one of the dead soldiers, leading the detectives to uncover who brought the gun back from the front and committed the crime.moreless
    • Working Mom
      Working Mom
      Season 7 - Episode 14
      The murder of an ex-cop with a penchant for blackmail and illicit sex brings feminist lawyer Lanie Stieglitz into court against McCoy to defend a suburban wife and mother.
    • Ambitious
      Season 9 - Episode 21
      The murder of an audio installation salesman leads the detectives to a case with connections to the mafia.
    • 3 Dawg Night
      3 Dawg Night
      Season 12 - Episode 9
      When a celebrity is implicated in a nightclub murder, McCoy and Southerlyn battle the flaks who attempt to insulate their client from any involvement or interrogation.
    • True Crime
      True Crime
      Season 13 - Episode 3
      Investigating the death of a rock band singer who had large amounts of cocaine and heroin in her system, the detectives question a former boyfriend who was a disgruntled band mate of her late husband. The prosecutors are hampered by the actions of a retired detective-turned-writer, who worked a case with Briscoe several years back and whose unconventional research tactics make him a suspect as well.moreless
    • Scoundrels
      Season 5 - Episode 9
      Among the suspects in a lawyer's murder are a swindler, who conned a woman out of her family fortune, and the woman's once-wealthy son.
    • Tabloid
      Season 8 - Episode 23
      Tabloid journalism comes under scrutiny during the investigations into the deaths of a gossip columnist and a celebrity target he pursued.
    • Sects
      Season 15 - Episode 19
      Police and prosecutors go after a fanatical cult leader who encourages sex with children among her followers.
    • License to Kill
      License to Kill
      Season 15 - Episode 17
      The investigation into a fatal traffic accident leads Fontana and Green to a slaughtered hunting party in the woods and an unknown man who may have been pursuing vigilante justice.