06/01/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

S. Epatha Merkerson Leaving 'Law & Order'

It's the end of an era. After 16 years on the job, Law & Order's S. Epatha Merkerson is turning in the badge she wore as BS-free Lt. Van Buren at the end of the season.

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