Law & Order: Season 12


# Air Date Title
1 Sep 26

Who Let the Dogs Out?

The investigation into the death of a jogger mauled by a vicious dog leads to an Attica inmate, his attorneys, and an underground dog-fighting ring.

2 Oct 03

Armed Forces

The fatal stabbing of a man leads to the discovery of his status as a Vietnam war veteran and the truths uncovered about an incident that occured with him and three former soli…

3 Oct 10

For Love or Money

The death of a parolee, who was a hit man, leads to a wealthy widow and daughter and whether they hired him to kill their rich relative.

4 Oct 24

Soldier of Fortune

The daring daylight kidnapping of a diamond dealer which results in two murders at the scene uncovers an international dynasty of diamond sales and its links to a foreign civil…

5 Oct 31


Investigating the murder of a woman in a rent-controlled apartment, the detectives discover that she was engaged in a long-running battle with her landlord and had been blockin…

6 Nov 07

Formerly Famous

The shooting death of a former singer’s wife leads the detectives to investigate his manager and sons after his explanation of the events surrounding her death have no cr…

7 Nov 14

Myth of Fingerprints

A murder investigation uncovers deliberately faulty forensics in the wrongful conviction of two men 12 years earlier in the case that paved the way for Van Buren’s promo…

8 Nov 21

The Fire This Time

When a building is set ablaze, a girl must be identified despite her fatal burns. Through further investigation, it turns out that an extreme environmentalist group struck the…

9 Nov 28

3 Dawg Night

When a celebrity is implicated in a nightclub murder, McCoy and Southerlyn battle the flaks who attempt to insulate their client from any involvement or interrogation.

10 Dec 12


The murder of a magazine publishing company’s black CEO leads to a suspect who has a clear streak of racism and whose attorney intends on using…

11 Jan 09

The Collar

The death of a cleric leads the detectives to a priest who was given information by a murder suspect outside of the church but insists that he can’t discuss anything abou…

12 Jan 16


The father of a dying girl gets his revenge on an insurance executive who denied a certain leukemia treatment for his daughter. One problem arises when the father is technical…

13 Jan 30

DR 1-102

The bludgeoning of two women in their apartment leads the detectives to a suspect who has taken a hostage while demanding legal representation … and Southerlyn’s ac…

14 Feb 06


When a girl’s parents frantically search for her, Briscoe and Green see that the girl’s belongings were packed up in her apartment. They learn that the girl had be…

15 Feb 27

Access Nation

The murder of a psychologist leads to a case involving a computer company that sells information and their responsibility in shielding their clients’ history in order to…

16 Mar 06

Born Again

The investigation into the death of an 11-year-old girl uncovers the possible culpability of the child’s mother and a rebirthing therapist.

17 Mar 27

Girl Most Likely

When a high school student is found dead in an apartment building, Briscoe and Green suspect that the murder was a result of her running a website. As McCoy and Southerlyn inv…

18 Apr 03

Equal Rights

A stock analyst’s murder leads the detectives to a corporation whose stock had fallen … and plenty of suspects in the investors.

19 Apr 10


The investigation of a student’s killing leads to a case involving meat contamination at a food service.

20 Apr 24


When a ““gold digging”“ wife is found dead, there are plenty of possible perpetrators. Her husband has become ““whipped”“ and b…

21 May 01

Foul Play

The investigation into the death of a private investigator uncovers corruption, deceit, and immigration fraud in a Youth Baseball League whose manager will go to any lengths to…

22 May 08

Attorney Client

The wife of an attorney with many disgruntled clients is killed but the detectives believe that he was the intended target as he was willing to reveal information despite confi…

23 May 15


The body of a scantily clad woman is found on the Upper East Side. Because of her attire, it is initially presumed that she could be a high-class escort, especially after promi…

24 May 22


A tenement building explodes and the lone victim is Joseph Haden. The building was rent controlled and there had been a tenant strike, so the police initially suspect arson. Bu…

About Law & Order

Law & Order, the longest running crime series and is tied for longest running drama series in the history of American broadcast television, will start its 21st season on NBC in the autumn of 2010. The brainchild of creator Dick Wolf, Law & Order is the most successful brand in the history of primetime television; the winner of the 1997 Emmy Award for Outstanding Drama Series; ties Cheers and M*A*S*H for the most consecutive best series nominations (eleven) and the longest-running drama series currently on American television. The series has also turned into one of entertainment’s preeminent brands using a distinct ripped from the headlines format, and has spawned the successful spinoffs Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Crime & Punishment and Law & Order: Trial by Jury.