Law & Order

Season 11 Episode 2

Turnstile Justice

Aired Monday 10:00 PM Oct 25, 2000 on NBC

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  • Old good Law And Order.

    This episode goes back to a good old format. And again we face the consequences that a quasi nonexistence of medical treatment in prisons can have.
    When a woman is found dead lying on a metro platform, it is difficult at first only to identify her. Her ex husband is truly shocked and expects the justice to be served. The suspect, suffering from a mental disease, is arrested and convicted from a manslaughter. But would this tragedy have happened, should he have got a proper treatment in Rikers island he had just left? The new company that runs the medical ward is trying to cut the costs by not sending the detainees to hospitals, by not getting them a right diagnosis as long as a mere medication keeps them calm. The CEO of the company is convicted of a criminally negligent homicide, but what about the other prisoners that get no treatment and are sent back when they do their time? One time or another their medication stops working and ....