iOS app Android app

Law and Order

Trump Is No Stranger To Law And Order Baiting

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 07.22.2016 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

Trump actually has his own history separate and apart from presidential racial scare politics of being a self-styled tough guy on crime. The start point was the now infamous Central Park Five case in 1989. The five were young African-American and Latino youths charged with the rape and beating of a white female jogger in New York's Central Park.

Donald Trump Tries To Trick Americans Into Believing Crime Is Spiking

The Huffington Post | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 07.23.2016 | Politics

CLEVELAND ― Donald Trump painted a portrait of a nation in “crisis” where crime is spinning out of control thanks to President Barack Obama, whe...

United Is Far From Our National Heritage

Murray Forseter | Posted 07.19.2016 | Politics
Murray Forseter

Hardly any politician does not extol his or her commitment to unifying the country while lamenting, sometimes in extraordinarily harsh language, the divisive nature of his or her opponent.

More Baton Rouges' Could Elect Trump

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 07.18.2016 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

Baton Rouge simply doubles down on the possibility of another poll bump up for Trump. That's not all that's deeply worrisome. There's a historic parallel that gives an ominous cast to public sentiment about the always volatile impact of racial politics on an election.

Trump Steals Nixon's Law and Order Script as White House Path

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 07.14.2016 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

Nixon got his way on all counts. He edged out Humphrey. He shifted public and government focus to beefing up resources for a wild expansion of police power and a prison building boom. He finger pointed at liberal Democrats for their emphasis on more social programs to deal with the plight of the urban poor

Exclusive Clip Of 'SVU' Proves The Season Will Finish With A Bang

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 05.23.2016 | Entertainment

If you've been keeping up with Season 17 of "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit," you know it's been extremely dramatic (just like that "Bachelor"-insp...

Raymond J. Barry's "Foreclosure" Play Shines Light on Conflict Between Creative and Survival Values at Greenway Court Theatre

Ashley Jude Collie | Posted 05.02.2016 | Arts
Ashley Jude Collie

There's nothing better than being enthralled by a good story, especially if the storyteller does it well, right? On most days at our local Hollywood...

How Olivia Benson Saved My Life

Angie Rollins | Posted 03.28.2016 | Women
Angie Rollins

Lieutenant Olivia Benson. Most know her as the badass with a heart who's graced our television screens for seventeen years - but to me, she was so muc...

No Longer a Party of "Law and Order," or "Limited Government"

Andy Schmookler | Posted 11.30.2015 | Politics
Andy Schmookler

Do you remember when the Republican Party was the "law and order" Party? Yet now we have the spectacle of the two leading contenders for the Republican nomination for President supporting the commission of crimes.

Prosecutorial Misconduct and the Public's Perception of Criminal Defense

Adam Banner | Posted 11.18.2015 | Crime
Adam Banner

Many times, public perception perches a white hat firmly atop the heads of prosecutors while painting defense attorneys as black-hatted villains.

Former Senator And 'Law And Order' Star Fred Thompson Dies At 73

Associated Press | Kim Bellware | Posted 11.01.2015 | Politics

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Fred Thompson, a folksy former Republican U.S. senator from Tennessee who appeared in feature films and television including...

Why Binge-Watching 'Law And Order' Is A Great Idea, According To Science

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 10.18.2015 | Women

Academic studies can be fascinating... and totally confusing. So we decided to strip away all of the scientific jargon and break them down for you. T...

Friday Talking Points -- North, To Alaska!

Chris Weigant | Posted 09.05.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

President Obama had some fun this week, and by doing so actually forced the media to tackle a serious subject on his agenda.

'Law & Order' Director Arrested On Child Pornography Charges

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 07.29.2015 | Entertainment

Jason "Jace" Alexander, director of the TV series "Law & Order," was arrested on child pornography charges Wednesday, accused of possessing and dissem...

'Law & Order: SVU' To Air GamerGate-Inspired Episode

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 01.31.2015 | Entertainment

"Law & Order: SVU" will air an episode inspired by GamerGate. As first pointed out by The Mary Sue, the show's Feb. 11 installment, “The Intimidatio...

Erin Whitney

After 16 Years, Mariska Hargitay Says Olivia Benson Has Changed

HuffingtonPost.com | Erin Whitney | Posted 01.22.2015 | Entertainment

She's spent 16 years catching criminals on "Law & Order: SVU," she's an advocate for victims of sexual assault in real life, and now Mariska Hargitay ...

Betty Who Talks Touring, Her New Album, and Law & Order: SVU

Hugh McIntyre | Posted 01.03.2015 | Entertainment
Hugh McIntyre

She's creating the kind of easy and easy to love hits that get stuck in your head and literally never leave. She is making the music that even those who outsell her ten to one should be making, if they were smart.

Duke Porn Star Belle Knox On The 'SVU' Episode Based On Her Story

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 10.24.2014 | Entertainment

This week's installment of "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" was inspired by the headline-making story of Belle Knox, the Duke University freshman w...

31 Times The 'Orange Is The New Black' Cast Appeared On 'Law & Order'

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 07.02.2014 | Entertainment

We've already rounded up all the "Orange Is the New Black" cast members that made cameos on "Law & Order: SVU." But when you consider the entire "L & ...

Mom Confidential: Elisabeth Rohm on Kid Negotiations, Fertility Truths and the Power of High Heels

Stacie Krajchir | Posted 06.01.2014 | Parents
Stacie Krajchir

Parenting is complicated; we all know how painful and difficult it can be at times. We all measure ourselves by comparing our situation with what others are doing -- we might tell ourselves, "I'm choosing this job, so it's OK, I am a good mom."

Watch A Clip Of Alec Baldwin's 'Law And Order: SVU' Episode

Posted 03.15.2014 | TV

Alec Baldwin's guest appearance on "Law & Order: SVU" is only days away, but the clip above shows what he's got planned for Benson (Mariska Hargitay) ...

'Law & Order: True Detective' Is The Cop Show Of Your Dreams

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 03.04.2014 | TV

Take the two best detective shows ever (in our opinion), put them together, and you get the ultimate, the greatest, the most perfect police procedural...

Why One Man Watched Every Single 'Law & Order' Episode

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 02.10.2014 | TV

We all want to believe that binge-watching is productive, but in reality we're really just lazily watching TV. Jeff Thompson however, an artist and...

'Do You Want A Splashy Ending Or A Typical 'Law & Order' Ending?'

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 01.23.2014 | TV

Over the years, fans of Dick Wolf's massive "Law & Order" franchise have coped with numerous sudden character exits. Sometimes beloved detectives,...

'You Feel Like You're Getting Your Fingernails Ripped Off'

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 01.25.2014 | TV

You weren't the only one stressing over Wednesday night's (Jan. 8) tense courtroom scenes in the latest episode of "Law & Order: SVU." Mariska Hargita...