The detectives of the Special Victims Unit are called to the scene when a hotel maid reports being assaulted by Italian diplomat Robert Distasio. Bureau Chief Mike Cutter and ADA Alex Cabot prosecute the high-profile case, which quickly grows more complicated as the maid's credibility is publicly questioned. Detective Amanda Rollins joins the Manhattan SVU from Atlanta, while Benson struggles to cope with the fall-out from the shooting in the precinct. Written by
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, who portrays the character of Attorney Marvin Exley, portrayed another attorney, D.A. Ellis Loew in L.A. Confidential
(1997), which also featured a police officer character named Edmond Exley (Guy Pearce
). See more