"LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT"
08/22/2012 (10:00PM - 11:00PM) (Wednesday) : A MUSIC STUDENT (GUEST STAR SOFIA VASSILIEVA) IS RAPED IN HER OWN APARTMENT, AND THE SEEMINGLY CLEAR CUT CASE BEGINS TO UNRAVEL WHEN THE SUSPECT HIRES A POWERFUL DEFENSE ATTORNEY (GUEST STAR ANDRE BRAUGHER)
A young music student (Vassilieva) is raped at gunpoint in her own apartment, but with her help, the SVU squad makes a quick arrest. Bureau Chief Mike Cutter (Linus Roache) takes over the case when he finds that opposing counsel is high-profile defense attorney Bayard Ellis (guest star Braugher). As Ellis works to undermine their police work and damage the victim�s credibility, the detectives take the stand to prove they have more than just a he-said, she-said case. Starring: Mariska Hargitay (Detective Olivia Benson), Ice-T (Detective Odafin Tutuola), Richard Belzer (Sergeant John Munch), Danny Pino (Detective Nick Amaro) and Kelli Giddish (Detective Amanda Rollins.) Special appearance by Tamara Tunie (M.E. Melinda Warner.)