Law & Order: Season 6, Episode 10

Remand (10 Jan. 1996)

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A convicted rapist in a high-profile trial from 30 years earlier receives a new trial because of legal technicalities. In addition, prosecutors must try to convict this time without a confession.

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Teri Marks
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Cookie Costello
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Ret. Detective Landis
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Judge Rockwell
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When a mob arsonist is arrested, he wants to make a deal for a lighter sentence. He tells the police that the vicious rape and assault of Cookie Costello 30 years before was not committed by the man who confessed to the crime, Sal Munoz, but by a mob enforcer by the name of Mike Farina. The claim is credible and the Costello case is re-opened. They eventually conclude that Farina had an alibi for the time Costello was assaulted but that doesn't stop an aggressive lawyer, Teri Marks, from seeking a new trial for Munoz. When her appeal is granted, she also manages to have Munoz's confession thrown out leaving ADA McCoy to prosecute a 30 year-old case with witnesses, those who are alive at any rate, with at best faded memories. Written by garykmcd

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The plot of a woman beaten and raped while her neighbors watched is based on the real life Kitty Genovese case from 1964. See more »

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Skills and Stupidity
9 December 2012 | by (Buffalo, New York) – See all my reviews

When Jerry Orbach and Benjamin Bratt are questioning an arsonist on a different case he offers to give up the real perpetrator of an infamous rape from 30 years earlier. Back then Anita Gillette was raped in a stairwell with some 35 people looking on and no one calling the cops. Obviously the story is based on the infamous Kitty Genovese murder during the Sixties, but Gillette's character Cookie Costello survives.

And a man played by Edouard DeSoto was arrested, tried, and convicted for the crime. But now that might be in jeopardy. And the guy that the informant named turns out to be bogus although he has a connection with Gillette. That's enough to get eager attorney Talia Balsam working on a new trial which she gets.

After that it's Murphy's law. A combination of Balsam's skills and some truly imbecilic rulings by Judge Tom Stechschulte throw everything askew for Sam Waterston and Jill Hennessy.

Guilty or not I would want an attorney like Balsam representing me. Let's say that the victim goes on trial here and a whole lot of dirty linen is aired.

Makes you wonder what would have happened in real life to Kitty Genovese.


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