Competence

VAN BUREN ATTACKED -- Lieutenant Anita Van Buren (S. Epatha Merkerson) is held up at an ATM, but shoots her attackers -- killing one of the two robbers. When the victim is shown to have been mentally retarded, the ADAs decide to prosecute the other criminal with his partner's murder.

Season 5 | Episode 6
TV-14-L
PRESENTED BY
Cast

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