Law & Order: Special Victims Unit: Season 12, Episode 21

Reparations (6 Apr. 2011)

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Casey Novak returns to the DA's office to prosecute a man accused of rape. However, Los Angeles ADA Jonah Dekker comes to New York City to serve for the defense as a favor to his family .

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D.D.A. Jonah Dekker comes to NYC from L.A. to defend his cousin who has been accused of rape. Meanwhile, A.D.A. Casey Novak returns to help detectives Benson and Stabler with the case. The detectives soon discover that the case goes much deeper than the current accusation and it raises the question: how far will someone go to get revenge for their family? Written by NBC Publicity

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When Elliot and Fin talk with a suspect's sister, they're standing outside of her apartment, 6E. They see the suspect climbing up the fire escape. They chase him up to the roof and prevent him from committing suicide by jumping off. Back at their office, Elliot mentions to the ADA that the suspect tried to do leap off a fifth story walk up, which doesn't match having an apartment on the sixth floor. See more »

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Could have been great but left too many questions
6 April 2011 | by See all my reviews

Right off the bat, when did the rape take place? The roommate and her boyfriend were right in the other room, hear a scream, and rush in. Presumably she was quiet in the kitchen when her boyfriend snuck up to practice Krav Maga with her and she heard nothing? Based on my experience with NY apartments it is darn near impossible to NOT overhear everything through the wall.

For that matter, there was never actual evidence of a rape. He was IN the room but no more than that. Terrence Howard should have explored that angle a little more. Breaking and Entering is a far better cry than rape. Or is it? At the end the two attorneys agree to drop the plea bargain from 20 to life down to 15 to life, for B&E? Didn't know the plea deals were so similar for two such vastly different offenses.

But the oddest thing was the failure to prosecute an old child abuse case. Maybe the statute of limitations expires on that but I sure hope not. Those three Klan members made a child watch his mother's rape! That is horrid, yet no one thinks to prosecute him for it.

The race angle was a great plot device, particularly considering he delivered the school vegetables and she supposedly saw him everyday, but it was just lost to terrible writing. Too much time in the courtroom and not enough detective work.


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