Self Defense

VIGILANT DEFENDANT -- Two brothers, with a shared history of arrests for theft and assault, are shot down in a downtown shopping area. The shooter, an immigrant owner of a local shop, claims self-defense; however, detectives reenact the crime and uncover the real motive. Adam Arkin (Chicago Hope) guest stars.

Season 3 | Episode 7

Jerry Orbach

as Detective Lennie Briscoe

Angie Harmon

as Assistant District Attorney Abbie Carmichael

Sam Waterston

as Executive Assistant District Attorney Jack McCoy

S.Epatha Merkerson

as Lt. Van Buren

Jesse L. Martin

as Detective "Eddie" Edward Green

Benjamin Bratt

as Detective Reynaldo "Rey" Curtis

Dianne Wiest

as District Attorney Nora Lewin

Steven Hill

as District Attorney Adam Schiff