When Denise Eldridge finds her fifteen-year-old daughter Carrie in bed with twenty-one-year-old Justin, she immediately calls police to have Justin charged with statutory rape. Benson intercedes on behalf of Carrie, calling a children's rights lawyer to assist her, but when Denise turns up dead, Carrie and Justin both end up on the suspect list. Benson tries to get some help from Simone Bryce, but Bryce is obligated to protect her client.
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When Benson returns to the murder scene during the trial, the bloodstains on the walls are still bright red. In the real world these would have oxidized and turned brown long before then. See more
A.D.A. Casey Novak
She'll do time in a juvenile facility, no hard time.
Attorney Simone Bryce
I polled the jury; eleven of them wanted to convict her. You would've had your murder conviction. Why'd you plead her out?
[Casey nods to Olivia