First Aired: Nov. 01, 1995 on NBC
Summary: A dead editor reveals a family dispute over the family business. Detectives find out that the victim's brother tried to sabotage the victim's reputation and business in order to gain new clients for his own, competing business -- but when forensics evidence is ruled inadmissable, McCoy and…
Jack McCoy: I'm well acquainted with it Mr. Rothenberg, and it doesn't scare me.
- Goof (audio/visual unsynchronized): At the beginning 0f the interrogation scene between DA Schiff and Judge Hynes, you can see Hynes' mouth moving in the bottom right corner of the mirror towards the end of the shot, even though neither men are speaking. You can see that he says "Adam" (Schiff's first name), which he is then seen and heard to be saying in the shot that immediately follows.
- This is the first episode in the series' history in which DA Adam Schiff (Steven Hill) visits the 27th Precinct.