A man convicted of rape is exonerated and released 16 years later. However, on the night of his release, the daughter of the woman he was convicted of raping is also raped and murdered, and he is SVU's prime suspect.
Did You Know?
The story and title of this episode was inspired by the 2015 Netflix documentary, "Making a Murderer." That documentary series and its sequel is based on the real life crimes of Steven Avery (Wisconsin). See more
My dad used to have an expression. He said "The greatest sin any person can commit is the abuse of power." And the greatest abuse of power was rape. It takes a woman a long time to heal. And when the victim isn't believed, when she goes through the invasive process of having a rape kit put together, and then it's stuck on a shelf somewhere, and then the rape kit is never, ever tested, we fail. We fail her. We fail so many women. I'm proud to say today we did not fail. Thanks to the...