Synopsis: "In the criminal justice system, the people are represented by two separate yet equally important groups. The police who investigate crime and the district attorneys who prosecute the offenders. These are their stories." Filmed entirely on location in New York, the realistic program looks at crime and justice from a dual perspective. In the first half-hour, Detective Cyrus Lupo and his new partner, Detective Kevin Bernard, investigate crimes and apprehend suspects under the supervision of their precinct lieutenant, Anita Van Buren. In the second half-hour, the focus shifts to the criminal courts as Executive Assistant District Attorney Michael Cutter and the Assistant District Attorney Connie Rubirosa work within a complicated justice system to prosecute the accused under the guidance of the newly appointed District Attorney Jack McCoy.
Sam Waterston,Linus Roache,Anthony Anderson,Dianne Wiest,Alana De La Garza,Carey Lowell,Jeremy Sisto,Elisabeth Rohm,Steven Hill,Benjamin Bratt,Annie Parisse,Chris Noth,Fred Thompson,S. Epatha Merkerson,Milena Govich,Dann Florek,Dennis Farina,Michael Imperioli,Angie Harmon,Jesse L. Martin,Jill Hennessy,Jerry Orbach,George Dzundza,Michael Moriarty,Paul Sorvino,Carolyn McCormick,Richard Brooks,