L&O, Episode 18.05
Production number: 18009
First aired: 23 January 2008
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Gretchen Steel
Written By
Richard Sweren & Gina Gionfriddo

Directed By
Alan Taylor


Lupo and Green investigate the murders of a white teen boy and a black girl in a delicate, racially charged case that soon envelops two brothers and a local boy's father.


Main cast

Recurring cast

Guest cast



We the Jury think this terrible event never would have occurred without both defendants causing it and we recommend they should get the exact same sentence.

–Jury Foreman

Jack McCoy: When's the last time we offered a plea bargain?
Michael Cutter: My summation's ready. I can win this.
Jack McCoy: Famous last words.

Background information and notes

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Home of
John & Alice Kendall
309 West 107th Street
Tuesday, October 2

Crestpoint Prep
355 Riverside Drive
Wednesday, October 3

Community Center
167 Duke Ellington Blvd.
Thursday, October 4

4 5 6

Home of
Ray & Will Manning
228 West 105th Street
Friday, October 5

Supreme Court
Grand Jury Room
Monday, November 5

Crestpoint Prep
355 Riverside Drive
Monday, November 5

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Supreme Court
Trial Part 43
Thursday, November 15

Supreme Court
Trial Part 43
Wednesday, November 16

Supreme Court
Trial Part 43
Wednesday, November 16

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