The DA's office charges a racist who killed an African-American CEO over a taxicab with a hate crime. The defense responds by arguing that racism is a mental defect.
Did You Know?
Courtney B. Vance
guest starred on two earlier episodes of Law & Order but in this episode, Jack McCoy suggests that A.D.A Ron Carver should sit second-chair on the case. Vance played Carver on Law & Order spin-off Criminal Intent. See more
Ray Burrows's lawyer claims that homosexuality was de-listed as a mental illness based solely on political grounds with no scientific research backing it. In fact, whether homosexuality was a mental illness was the subject of scientific inquiry dating to Evelyn Hooker's 1957 paper "The Adjustment of the Male Overt Homosexual". See more
Do you know your ass from your elbow, detective?
Detective Ed Green
I know an ass when I see one.