|←||L&O, Episode 13.07||→|
|Production number: E3306|
First aired: 20 November 2002
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A defense attorney who had just acquitted a man who had crippled a police officer is gunned down outside a Manhattan restaurant. The detectives start with police officers in the precinct of the injured officer, then to his brother, before they are led to a white supremacist who is part of a national network. McCoy is faced with the unlikely prospect that the defendant's attorney, his friend of 20 years and a friend of the slain lawyer, played a part in the 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 cost.
Main cast Edit
- Jerry Orbach as Detective Lennie Briscoe
- Jesse L. Martin as Detective Ed Green
- S. Epatha Merkerson as Lieutenant Anita Van Buren
- Sam Waterston as Executive A.D.A. Jack McCoy
- Elisabeth Röhm as A.D.A. Serena Southerlyn
- Fred Dalton Thompson as D.A. Arthur Branch
- Tovah Feldshuh as Defense Attorney Danielle Melnick
- Michael Mulheren as Judge Harrison Taylor
- Michael Louis Wells as Legal Aid Attorney Matthew Clemens
- John Cariani as C.S.U. Technician Julian Beck
- David Rosenbaum as Judge Alan Berman
- Iris Little Thomas as Judge Barbara Lusky
Guest cast Edit
- Graham Winton as Kevin Wilson
- Garret Dillahunt as Julian Preuss
- Chris Diamantopoulos as Chris Wilson
- Georgine Hall as Thalia Raye Phillips
- Daniel Pearce as Attorney Jacob Finestein
- Kristen Sieh as Cathy
- Michael Genet as Defense Attorney Bill Danberg
- John Hillner as Defense Attorney Wesley McGrath
- Thaddeus Daniels as Sergeant Lawrence
- Curtiss Cook as Darnell Marbury
- Anthony Mangano as P.O. Vitelli
- Angela Roberts as Defense Attorney Louise Watts
- Hope Clarke as Mrs. Marbury
- Mark Lotito as Bartender
- John Ottavino as Sergeant
- Tom Day as P.O. Waters
- Robert Rodriguez as P.O. Hernandez
- James Flaherty as Court Clerk
- Ephraim Benton as Thug
- Christopher Coucill as Defense Attorney Vance Grodie
- Don Bovingloh as Defense Attorney Douglas Silberman
- C.C. Loveheart as Jury Foreperson
- James Flaherty as Court Clerk
- Police Officer: Homicide? Damn, and I just ran out of cigars.
- Ed Green: That ain't funny, man.
- Police Officer: (to Lennie) Your partner needs to loosen up.
- Lennie Briscoe: This is loose.
- Jack McCoy: You know why I'm here?
- Danielle Melnick: No. Your Golden Retriever threw you out?
(Green has suggested that Southerlyn infiltrate the APU offices)
- Serena Southerlyn: What, you think they'll talk to me?
- Ed Green: Blonde hair, blue eyes ... Hell, if you're lucky they'll put you in a poster.
- Serena Southerlyn: (sarcastically) Gee, thanks.
(about the American Patriot Union)
- Serena Southerlyn: They're a cross between the Christian right and some of the nationalist militias you see out west.
- Lennie Briscoe: God and guns.
- Ed Green: Bad chemistry.
- Lennie Briscoe: (to Darnell Marbury) Your get-out-of-jail-free ticket took five in the chest.
(Preuss' lawyer thinks he's representing a sauce company)
- Lennie Briscoe: You know where the money from all that sauce goes?
- Julian Preuss: We have a lot of expenses!
- Ed Green: Yeah, guns, explosives...
- Lennie Briscoe: All those copies of Mein Kampf...
- Julian Preuss: You think I'm stupid?
- Jack McCoy: The jury's still out on that.
- Lennie Briscoe: Better be careful, Jack. Looks like it's open season on lawyers.
Background information and notes Edit
Background information and notes
Episode scene cardsEdit
Grodie & Watts
American Patriot Union
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