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Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Institutional Fail (Season 17, Episode 4)
TV-14
TV Episode | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

SVU goes after Social Services after a pattern of falsified reports leads to the death of a young girl, but Benson is receiving a lot of political pressure to let it go and not open up a can of worms.
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Director
Writers
Dick Wolf (created by) | Julie Martin (teleplay by) | Brianna Yellen (teleplay by) (story editor) | Samantha Corbin-Miller (story by)
Composer
Cinematographer
Editor
Leon Ortiz-Gil (as Leoncio Ortiz-Gill)
Casting Directors
Production Designer
Status
Edit Released
Updated Oct 7, 2015

Release date
Oct 7, 2015 (United States)

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Cast

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28 cast members
Name Known for
Mariska Hargitay
Olivia Benson Olivia Benson   See fewer
Kelli Giddish
Amanda Rollins Amanda Rollins   See fewer
Ice-T
Odafin Tutuola (as Ice T) Odafin Tutuola (as Ice T)   See fewer
Peter Scanavino
Dominick Carisi Jr. Dominick Carisi Jr.   See fewer
Raúl Esparza
Rafael Barba Rafael Barba   See fewer
Whoopi Goldberg
Janette Grayson Janette Grayson   See fewer
John Magaro
Keith Musio Keith Musio   See fewer
Joseph Lyle Taylor
Mickey D'Angelo Mickey D'Angelo   See fewer
Jessica Pimentel
Manuela Ozuna Manuela Ozuna   See fewer
Scott William Winters
Detective Joe Dumas Detective Joe Dumas   See fewer
Yvonna Kopacz Wright
Dr. Darby Wilder Dr. Darby Wilder   See fewer
Michael Mastro
Arraignment Judge D. Serani Arraignment Judge D. Serani   See fewer
Steve Rosen
Public Defender Guthrie Public Defender Guthrie   See fewer
Caris Vujcec
Detective Louise Campesi Detective Louise Campesi   See fewer
Josh Pais
Hank Abraham Hank Abraham   See fewer
Peter Gallagher
William Dodds William Dodds   See fewer
Marissa Matrone
Trial Judge Maria Ana DeFeceo Trial Judge Maria Ana DeFeceo   See fewer
Josh Marcantel
Matt Sheridan Matt Sheridan   See fewer
Lynne Marie Rosenberg
Counselor Belitta Schwartz Counselor Belitta Schwartz   See fewer
Elijah Rivera
Tito Morales Tito Morales   See fewer
Alexa Butler
Grandma Grandma   See fewer
Issam Mkaiki
Bruno Ozuna Bruno Ozuna   See fewer
Roger Brenner
FDNY / EMT (uncredited) FDNY / EMT (uncredited)   See fewer
Donovan Pierre Coleman
Child (uncredited) Child (uncredited)   See fewer
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