Cruel and Unusual

THERAPY OR MURDER? -- After a physical altercation, an autistic 18-year-old is arrested and later dies in police custody. Further investigation reveals that the victim had left a behavorial control clinic in anger because the head doctor uses unethical electroshock therapy and an illegal sensory deprivation helmet to "cure" his patients.

Season 5 | Episode 18

Jerry Orbach

Detective Lennie Briscoe

Angie Harmon

Assistant District Attorney Abbie Carmichael

Sam Waterston

Executive Assistant District Attorney Jack McCoy

S.Epatha Merkerson

Lt. Van Buren

Jesse L. Martin

Detective "Eddie" Edward Green

Benjamin Bratt

Detective Reynaldo "Rey" Curtis

Dianne Wiest

District Attorney Nora Lewin

Steven Hill

District Attorney Adam Schiff