A fundamentalist Christian goes on trial for murder, but he claims that he was protecting his daughter from Divine Retribution for learning Evolution theory in school.
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Jack McCoy tells Jacob Reese that he broke the Fifth Commandment when he committed murder. In most religions, the commandment against murder is the sixth, except in Roman Catholicism. McCoy has been described by Executive Producer Dick Wolf
as a lapsed Catholic, and in this scene he shows his roots. See more
I was just trying to protect my daughter.
Executive A.D.A. Jack McCoy
By breaking the Fifth Commandment, Mr. Reese. You not only killed, you killed the wrong man.