A man opens fire during the docking of a dinner cruise boat. The Governor appoints a special prosecutor because Schiff refuses to seek the death penalty; McCoy helps Schiff appeal while Ross helps the special prosecutor at trial. Schiff's wife is hospitalized following a stroke. Written by
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Despite appearing in the 1988 Law & Order pilot as District Attorney Alfred Wentworth, Roy Thinnes wasn't available when the series was picked up in 1990 and the role of D.A. Adam Schiff went to Steven Hill. In this episode Thinnes and Hill appear together (although on opposite sides of an issue) when Thinnes plays the role of Special Prosecutor Victor Panatti. See more