L&O, Episode 9.08
Production number: E0215
First aired: 25 November 1998
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Alice Simonelli
Written By
Matt Witten

Directed By
Matthew Penn


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.


Main cast

Guest cast


Charlie Tyman, Pine Hills Correctional Facility, Prospect Park, Albion State Prison, Jenny Simonelli, Barrington Hotel, Paganos


  • Rey Curtis: His PO doesn't even know where he is. They ought to put a collar on these guys!

  • Jack McCoy: Alice Simonelli doesn't sound Hispanic.
  • Abbie Carmichael: Bay Ridge Italian. She joined the Paganos in prison. It's an equal-opportunity street gang.

  • Jack McCoy (noticing that Abbie is upset): Do you want to talk about it? Or not. Whatever makes you feel comfortable.
  • Abbie Carmichael: I was a freshman. He was a third-year law student. We were on a date. I never told anybody. I blamed myself. But not anymore.

Background information and notes

At the end of this episode, Abby reveals that when she was a freshman, she was raped by a third year law student.

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