Brenda is willing to go to extreme lengths to prove that a sleazy defense attorney from her past is actually his client's accomplice in a rape/murder case.



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DDA Claire Baldwin (as Amanda Mason Warren)


Assisting another LAPD division, Brenda and Major Crimes investigate the murder of Gwyneth Adler, a nurse found drugged and raped in a motel bedroom rented by George Harris, who, at check-in, requested two keys, suggesting he had a partner. In court, Brenda finds herself up against defense attorney Philip Stroh, whom she knows is a serial rapist and murderer. Never able to prove it, her testimony leads to a mistrial with the judge giving the prosecution four weeks to start over again. Harris had been charged with rape the previous year, but the case was dropped when the victim, Nathalie Baldwin, disappeared and couldn't testify in court. Nathalie is now located but just wants to forget about her ordeal. Using Nathalie, Brenda sets up a sting to trap Stroh, but it doesn't quite go as planned, and Brenda is called on the carpet and ordered to leave Stroh alone. Written by garykmcd / edited by statmanjeff

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Crime | Drama | Mystery






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9 July 2012 (USA)  »

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i had enough!
27 March 2013 | by (vilnius, lithuania) – See all my reviews

well, i had enough of this nonsense. we have a chief using fascist methods throughout the whole series, without any respect to civil rights, lawyers, prosecutors, suspects. In any police force of democratic country, she would have been fired long time ago. Instead, not only she continues, but she goes totally out of line: we all know that she left the suspect who was freed after agreement, alone at his home, after she gave the free to a convicted to make calls to the gang. She knew the freed suspect would be murdered. And when investigation begun, she insisted that she is innocent!! well, congratulations to the writers of the series: they only proved that they adore fascist tactics by police. Its better to write for north Korea, or Iran. It seems they would love the police tactics there! As for Kyra Sedgwick , i never liked her as actress. So, for a bad role, she is OK- a bad actress.

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