Carisi's future brother-in-law makes a rape accusation against his female parole officer, forcing Carisi to investigate whether his sister fiance is telling the truth or allowing his old habits to resurface.
After Cragen is accused of murder, the team works secretly around the clock to defend him. Meanwhile, when Amaro also becomes implicated in the scandal and his personal life falls apart, he refuses to go down quietly.
An erotic novelist is sexually assaulted by a popular TV-show host who attempts to bring her book to life. The SVU persuades her to press charges but the investigation reveals a secret that could ruin the novelist's career and her case.