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|Production number: E0223|
First aired: 14 April 1999
| Written By|
Richard Sweren & Lynne E. Litt
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.
- Jerry Orbach as Detective Lennie Briscoe
- Benjamin Bratt as Detective Rey Curtis
- S. Epatha Merkerson as Lieutenant Anita Van Buren
- Sam Waterston as Executive A.D.A. Jack McCoy
- Angie Harmon as A.D.A. Abbie Carmichael
- Steven Hill as D.A. Adam Schiff
- Caitlin Clarke as Defense Attorney Linda Walsh
- Bob Dishy as Defense Attorney Lawrence Weaver
- E. Katherine Kerr as Judge Leslie Holtz
- David Lipman as Judge Morris Torledsky
- Marsha Dietlein as Nicole Hampton
- Matthew Bennett as Andrew Hampton
- Frank Vincent as John Franchetta
- John McMartin as Mr. Hagaman
- Elaine Bromka as Senior A.D.A. Arlene Wolensky
- David Bailey as Ned Cheron
- Ezra Knight as Queens A.D.A. Ray Dalton
- Julian Gamble as Gerald Fox
- Ray Girardin as Nick Follett
- Betty Low as Vivian Mason
- Richard Hughes as Mickey Mason
- Leo Schaff as Bennett Wainwright
- Wendy Scharfman as Charlene Lincoln
- Nancy Meyer as Veronica Dumet
- Doug MacHugh as Anthony Jackson
- Carlos Pizarro as Jose Delgado
- Anamaria Correa as Detective Marta Hernandez
- Leonid Citer as Alex Kostov
- Tom Galantich as Dr. Binder
- Ken Jennings as Arthur
- K.J. Sanchez as Maria Sebago
- Mary Denson as Barbara Williams
- Mari-Esther Magaloni as Reporter #1
- Adam Vignola as Reporter #2
- Lennie Briscoe: Now I know why I stopped reading Fox's column.
- Rey Curtis: Why's that?
- Lennie Briscoe: Local news depresses me.
- "Sometimes the facts get in the way of the story."
- – Gerald Fox
- Lennie Briscoe: Where were you Tuesday morning?
- John Franchetta: Last time I gave an alibi, I did 20 years.
Background information and notes
- The end of this episode features a text card, before the credits, revealing what happened to the characters of Andrew and Nicole Hampton. This is one of three times that Law & Order uses text cards to conclude a story, even though they are fictional.
Episode scene cards
Home of Vivian Mason
Andrew Hampton is currently
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