Air Date: Wednesday, October 06, 2004
Time Slot: 10:00 PM-11:00 PM EST on NBC
Episode Title: (#15008) "Coming Down Hard"
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Wednesday October 6, 2004
10:00 PM 1.0 LAW & ORDER

SUICIDAL STUDENT JUMPERS PUT PHARMACEUTICAL FIRM ON DEFENSIVE OVER TRIAL USE OF ANTI-DEPRESSANTS -- When two college students take flying leaps to their deaths, Detectives Fontana (Dennis Farina) and Green (Jesse L. Martin) discover that both students were participants in a secret testing program on a new anti-depressant run by a large drug manufacturer that has yielded a high rate of suicides -- and more attempted suicides. A.D.A. McCoy (Sam Waterston) decides to vigorously pursue the CEO of the pharmaceutical firm for second-degree murder but his case hinges on convincing the judge to admit guarded clinical trial info. S. Epatha Merkerson, Elisabeth Rohm and Fred Thompson also star.

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