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Law & Order

Tabloid (Season 8, Episode 23)
TV Episode | 44 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A man confesses to killing the gossip columnist who was responsible for his wife's death. But his defense attorney tries to put the columnist's irresponsible journalistic practices on trial to avoid a conviction.
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Writers
Dick Wolf (created by) | David Black (teleplay by) (story by) | Alec Baldwin (story by)
Producers
Billy Fox | Lewis Gould (as Lewis H. Gould) | Jeffrey L. Hayes (as Jeffrey Hayes) | David Shore
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Status
Edit Released
Updated May 13, 1998

Release date
May 13, 1998 (United States)

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Jerry Orbach
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Benjamin Bratt
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Baxter Harris
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Leslie Watts
Laura Abbott (as Leslie White) Laura Abbott (as Leslie White)   See fewer
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David McConeghey
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Karen Neil
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Ratings Breakdown

7.4 / 10 | 139 votes