A teenage drug addict claims that a nun molested her at a treatment house, but the investigation leads an accusation of rape involving the chief executive of the facility.

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Sister Bettina
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Jack Powell
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Maggie Corson
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Maria Barragon
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A young teenage runaway is arrested after discharging a gun in a diner. Cerreta and Logan look into the reasons why she had run away and learn that she had been raped at the halfway house she had been staying in. The investigation leads to a free thinking nun and the caretaker of the halfway house. Written by danny gonzalez

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3 March 1992 (USA)  »

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Loosely based on the Covenant House scandal of 1990. See more »

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Det. Mike Logan: Don't nuns have curfews?
Sister Bettina: That went out with the penguin suit.
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Shows Ben Stone's propensity for making new law in his cases
31 July 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

In an episode that is prototypical of A.D.A. Ben Stone's desire to make new law, "Sisters of Mercy" is the case of a troubled young woman who has an affair with the director of the home for recovering addicts in which she is living because the director says that if she doesn't she will be put out on the street. Prosecutors Stone and Robinette go for first degree rape, a charge that requires them to prove a direct threat of physical violence. Stone argues that since expulsion would have forced the girl back onto the street where she probably would have been killed, the threat to expel constituted a threat of violence. Although everyone, including his boss Adam Schiff, tells Stone that the judge will set aside the verdict because he won't share Ben's enthusiasm for making new law, Stone proceeds.


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