Detective Max Greevey is murdered, and his partner crosses the line to find the killer.
Assistant D.A. Ben Stone has before him the case of a woman who is accused of having killed her husband and his girlfriend.
A young actress dies from a drug overdose when she realizes that her mother is trying to run her career.
A homeless man's murder conviction is threatened by questions on the extent of the Fourth Amendment and search warrant rules.
Parents whose religious beliefs forbid medical treatment are on trial for letting their daughter die of a strep throat infection.
The mugging of a pregnant legal secretary leads to a case involving her lover, her boss and charges of fetal murder when she loses the baby.
When the remains of a boy who disappeared 31 years ago are found in an old building being renovated, the question is which of the tenants killed him.
A female college student, dressed in a Halloween costume, collapses in the street, is picked up by the police and claims she was raped by two men she knows.
A student kills his teacher's husband in order to continue an affair with her.
A deadly arson fire in an illegal night club uncovers a scam involving phony green cards for illegal aliens.
When the body of a long-missing Broadway producer turns up, it leads the police to a drug conspiracy.
An obsessive fan is charged with attempting to murder a soap-opera actress and his lawyer enters a plea of temporary insanity.
Stone faces an old rival in court as he tries to link a hit man and three murders to a sleazy lawyer and a powerful man behind bars.
An apparent mugging ends in the death of a wealthy woman but the case comes to hang on a silver pin that may have been in the victim's possession.
A youth claims to have killed a friend accidentally but this is not his first incident with a gun.
The parents of a murdered woman contest Stone's prosecution of her killer so that he can be extradited to their home state, where the death penalty still exists.
Cerreta and Logan investigate the accusation that a nun in charge of a shelter for teens molested a young addict.
The discovery of a dead baby leads to a case involving a slumlord who would not provide any heat and who defends her actions by blaming the rent laws.
The brutal murder of a Jewish jeweler appears to be a hate crime, but the investigation soon leads back to the man's brother and his shady business deals.
When a Chinese-American honors student is killed, the investigation uncovers a racist mother whose son was competing with the victim for the same scholarship.
A politician opposes the prosecution of his son's murderer because it might mean revealing that his late son was gay.
The murder of a Wall Street legend begins a case involving an ailing union worker and a former governor and old friend of Schiff's.