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LAPD Is Helping to Make It Safe to Rape in Los Angeles

Maxwell Kennedy | Posted 12.08.2014 | Crime
Maxwell Kennedy

A significant number of LAPD Detectives feel "stranger rape is the only 'real' rape," according to a report published by the Justice Department.

'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...

Why You Should Be Especially Excited For The New Episode Of 'SVU'

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 01.23.2014 | TV

This has been a heavy season for “Law and Order: SVU,” and that’s really saying something for a show that, after 15 seasons, still has fans hook...

'Law & Order': SVU' Tackles Both Paula Deen And Trayvon Martin

Posted 10.03.2013 | TV

Cybill Shepherd starred as Jolene, a Paula Deen-like celebrity chef mixed with a dash of George Zimmerman, in an episode of "Law & Order: Special Vict...

'SVU': Nia Vardalos Says Barba Should Be Shot

Posted 01.31.2013 | TV

Nia Vardalos made a guest appearance on "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" as a very aggressive defense attorney squaring off against Assistant Distr...

Telling the Truth and Demanding Justice

Greg Jacob | Posted 07.08.2012 | Politics
Greg Jacob

Today, more than 250 people will come to Washington, D.C., for a first-of-its-kind event that will inform, empower and move forward critical efforts to eliminate sexual violence within the military.

Don't Trust The Creepy James Van Der Beek On 'SVU'

Posted 05.03.2012 | TV

It was a double does of James Van Der Beek in prime time, as he followed his turn as a hyper-realized version of himself on "Don't Trust the B---- in ...

Law & Order: SVU -- A Look Inside the Season

Warren Leight | Posted 06.25.2012 | TV
Warren Leight

Sometimes we were ripping from the headlines, but just as often it felt like the headlines were ripping from us. Either way, we were trying to explore issues that were increasingly in the zeitgeist.