In the seventh season of the long-running "Law & Order" spin-off, Christopher Meloni earned an Emmy nod and Mariska Hargitay won the Emmy for their portrayals of New York City detectives Elliot Stabler and Olivia Benson.
A serial rapist is released from jail and Detective Stabler goes under cover to stop him before he strikes again -- Robert Patrick guest stars.
Detectives Benson and Stabler question a suicidal woman who claims her pregnancy is the product of a rape.
A desperate 911 call from a young girl leads Detectives on a wild goose chase all over New York City.
A teenaged baseball star attempts to rape a friend and his actions are blamed on "steroid rage," meanwhile Detective Stabler faces some of his own rage.
A string of murders are linked to a mission of mercy -- CCH Pounder guest stars.
A school shooting turns out to be racially motivated -- when the Detectives discover a white supremacist group linked to the crime.
The discovery of a boy's remains 30 years after he's disappeared sets off a search for five boys who went missing, and were never found.
The new wife of a serial rapist falls into a coma leaving her husband to decide her fate.
A teenage girl runs away from home to get an abortion and winds up brutally attacked -- killing her unborn child.
Detectives pursue child molester who kidnapped orphans from Hurricane Katrina -- and discover a more dangerous threat.
Schoolyard harassment culminates in a stabbing; dual battles wage in court over just punishment and rights of same-sex parents.
A boy witnesses a shooting death and later commits the same crime, raising questions about the aftereffects of violence.
A kidnapped girl is discovered to be gravely ill, leading M.E. Warner into the kidnapper's deadly game.
A college co-ed is accused of abandoning a newborn baby, setting the stage for a postpartum psychosis defense.
Two strippers are murdered, but was the prime suspect framed?
A Montreal High School student vanishes on a school trip to New York City and three cocky prep school teens come under suspicion.
A Hudson University co-ed, Caroline Pereira (guest star Tess Saltau), dependent on financial aid, is found murdered with an unexplained influx of cash.
Detective "Fin" Tutuola (Ice-T) is torn between his family and "the system" when his son Ken Randall (guest star Ernest Wadell) is roughed up and arrested for digging in a vacant lot late at night.
A serial pedophile murders family members and runs off with younger children prompting a citywide manhunt.
A band of teenage siblings attack and sodomize a teenage girl to avenge an attack on their morbidly obese brother.
The police are brought into family abuse allegations when Robin Winnock believes her young son Jake was molested by her husband.
In SVU's season seven finale, former rock star Derek Lord (guest star Norman Reedus) goes on a national talk show and lectures about the abuse of psychiatric drugs.