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Heartfelt Passages

The case against corrections officer Gary Munson continues, Barba continues to receive death threats, and Dodds winds up in a hostage situation with the accused in Munson's home.
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23 Sep. 2015
Devil's Dissections
Rollins turns to imprisoned serial killer, Dr. Gregory Yates, when a new dead body with a similar m.o. washes up on a beach. In response, Yates makes a shocking accusation against Manhattan's Deputy Chief Medical Examiner.
 
23 Sep. 2015
Criminal Pathology
As SVU uncovers disturbing secrets about Manhattan Deputy Chief Medical Examiner Carl Rudnick, an acquaintance of Dr. Yates and key figure helping SVU with the case disappears and later turns up dead.
 
30 Sep. 2015
Transgender Bridge
A transgender teen dies after she is pushed off a bridge by another teen. The DA's office wants to try the aggressor as an adult and charge him with a hate crime, even though he appears to be genuinely remorseful.
 
7 Oct. 2015
Institutional Fail
SVU goes after Social Services after a pattern of falsified reports leads to the death of a young girl, but Benson is receiving a lot of political pressure to let it go and not open up a can of worms.
 
14 Oct. 2015
Community Policing
Police officers kill an innocent, unarmed black man whose description resembled a rape suspect. The case soon escalates into a public circus, with the police taking sides against A.D.A. Barba, who is feeling political pressure to indict.
 
21 Oct. 2015
Maternal Instincts
Rollins is placed in a no-win situation when her sister becomes a key figure in a complex case involving a rape, a drugging, and a valuable stolen flute. Meanwhile, the son of deputy chief Dodds begins working at SVU.
 
4 Nov. 2015
Patrimonial Burden
A reality TV family secrets begin to spill when their young teenage daughter learns she's pregnant.
 
11 Nov. 2015
Melancholy Pursuit
Noah gives Olivia a scare. The team catches a tough case and has to backtrack DNA from a prolific philanderer. Dodds is having difficulty with the job.
 
18 Nov. 2015
Depravity Standard
In trying a prior case the team runs into many obstacles, including recalcitrant witnesses and an overreaching volunteer cop. Carisi job-shadows Barba and Rollins runs into problems at the hospital.
 
6 Jan. 2016
Catfishing Teacher
While trying to locate a teacher who may have kidnapped a 15-year-old boy for a romantic weekend, the team discovers that the boy's kidnapping may be part of an even more sinister plot involving a coach.
 
13 Jan. 2016
Townhouse Incident
Benson winds up stuck in the middle of a hostage situation after her babysitter tells her that something suspicious is happening at the home of another family she works for.
 
20 Jan. 2016
A Misunderstanding
A high school rape accusation turns into a complicated "he said, she said" without a conclusive or satisfactory resolution of what--if anything--has taken place.
 
3 Feb. 2016
Forty-One Witnesses
A woman is sexually assaulted by a group of teens outside of an apartment building. SVU tries to build a case against her aggressors, but none of the the dozens of potential witnesses who saw the attack are willing to come forward.
 
10 Feb. 2016
Nationwide Manhunt
Two notorious killers from SVU and Chicago officer Erin Lindsey's past, Greg Yates and Dr. Carl Rudnick, escape from prison, prompting a massive manhunt.
 
17 Feb. 2016
Collateral Damages
A disgraced ex-boxer makes a deal to take down a group of child pornography distributors, but SVU is surprised when their busts include a deputy police commissioner.
 
24 Feb. 2016
Star-Struck Victims
Rollins takes matters into her own hands when Barba is forced to drop rape charges against a popular actor due to lack of evidence.
 
2 Mar. 2016
Manhattan Transfer
While SVU investigates a pair of vice cops found in the middle of an underage prostitution sting involving high-ranking public officials, the team discovers that a priest may be involved in a high school sex trafficking ring.
 
23 Mar. 2016
Unholiest Alliance
While Benson is removed from her job at SVU, the rest of the team tries to figure out who is responsible for the underage sex trafficking ring: the Catholic Church or a group of vice cops claiming to take their instructions from Ed Tucker.
 
30 Mar. 2016
Sheltered Outcasts
Carisi goes undercover at a homeless shelter to find out if a resident is the suspect in a series of neighborhood rapes.
 
4 May 2016
Fashionable Crimes
A fashion photographer is accused of raping a model during a shoot, but his much more successful older designer brother tries to make the case go away.
 
11 May 2016
Assaulting Reality
During a live broadcast, a dating reality show contestant claims she was raped by another contestant. SVU investigates, but soon learns that the show's producers are more interested in creating a successful storyline than actual justice.
 
18 May 2016
Intersecting Lives
A corrections officer is arrested for sexually assaulting female inmates, leading his supportive union to go after Barba and SVU.
 
25 May 2016
Heartfelt Passages
The case against corrections officer Gary Munson continues, Barba continues to receive death threats, and Dodds winds up in a hostage situation with the accused in Munson's home.
 

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