A teen age girl is found killed in her apartment building. Briscoe and Green learn that someone wearing a jacket from her school entered the building at the time of her death. So they go to her school and learn that she complained about a misogynistic website and the ones who placed it, a couple of male students were suspended because of it. So they wonder if they tried to get payback. Eventually Briscoe and Green learn they tried to assault her but stopped when she said she's a lesbian. So Serena looks into it and learns she was going to press charges. So could she have been killed to stop her and who would have wanted her not to. Written by
Did You Know?
ADA Southerlyn makes several statements regarding the victim being a lesbian, yet never admits she is one herself. Her character's departure from the series 3 seasons later in Law & Order: Ain't No Love
(2005) was due to being fired, and was noted for her asking "Is this because I'm a lesbian?" See more
A.D.A. Serena Southerlyn
[referring to Alicia Milford
You can't seriously be considering "outing" her into a guilty plea!
Well, don't we manipulate the system every day? Threaten to take children from parents? Embarrass spouses with their partners' infidelities?
D.A. Nora Lewin
This is different, Jack.
D.A. Nora Lewin
Well, it plays into the notion that there really ***is*** something wrong with being gay. We run the risk of seeming like bigots.
I don't see how we can abandon a viable negotiating tactic because it's politically incorrect.