A frustrated prison social worker is accused of taking the law into her own hands with a dangerous man whom she knew was violating the terms of his parole agreement.
Did You Know?
This episode revisits the events of Law & Order: Indifference
(1990), which focuses on the murder trial of Dr. Jacob Lowenstein and his wife Carla Lowenstein. Both David Groh
and Marcia Jean Kurtz
reprise their roles from 14 years earlier while Dann Florek
makes a guest appearance as Captain Donald Cragen, who was a regular cast member of Law & Order
(1990) at the time of that episode. It is interesting to note that twice in this episode there are references to Jacob Lowenstein having previously made a deal for manslaughter. However, in "Indifference", a jury found him guilty of second degree murder. See more
The episode "Fixed" features a cameo appearance by Dann Florek as Captain Donald Cragen, however the opening credits mistakenly identify Cragen as a Lieutenant. (Cragen is, and always has been, a Captain in his entire run on the show). Subsequent rebroadcasts of this episode featured a fixed version of the credits where Cragen is correctly identified as a Captain. See more
It's frustrating, as a prosecutor, when you're sure someone's a murderer but the only thing you can convict them of is tax evasion or assault. It's frustrating. But it's fundamental; you can't punish a crime that you can't prove. That's where the penal code meets the Declaration of Independence. What do you do as a cop, if you're sure there's a bad man on your beat but you don't have a made case against him? You don't frame him. You can't harass him. You make the case. You definitely don't ...