Law & Order/Barter

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Season 7, Episode 12
Airdate February 12, 1997
Production Number K1110
Written by Rene Balcer &
Eddie Feldmann
Directed by Dan Karlok
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Barter is the twelfth episode of the seventh season of Law & Order, and the one hundred forty-sixth episode overall.

Starring (Law): Jerry Orbach (Detective Lennie Briscoe), Benjamin Bratt (Detective Rey Curtis), S. Epatha Merkerson (Lt. Anita Van Buren)

Starring (Order): Sam Waterston (E.A.D.A. Jack McCoy), Carey Lowell (A.D.A. Jamie Ross), Steven Hill (D.A. Adam Schiff)

Guest Stars: George Dicenzo (Sam "Bunny" Russo), Scott Bryce (Steven Tashjian), Victor Argo (Enrique Flores), Greer Goodman (Mrs. Ganz), Dana Reeve (Susan Tashjian), Scotty Bloch (Tashjian's Attorney), Meg Mundy (Harriet Keenan)

with Tom Brennan (Mr. Art Ganz), Cynthia Darlow (Kay Jensen), Brian Howe (John Mack), Jordan Leeds (Joseph Kaiser), Bruce Kronenberg (Eric Hoffman), Olga Merediz (Judge Louise Castillo), Kay McClelland (Kathy Burns), George Odom (George Holden), Mary Peterson (Linda Krinsky), Tom Bellin (Dave Sheehan), Alec Phoenix (Peter Messina), Vince Pacimeo (Detective Martino), Timothi-Jane Graham (Trainer), Christopher Loomis Brown (Car Dealer), James Goodwin Rice (Mr. Mark Poletti), Ellen Tobie (Mrs. Poletti), Michael DeVries (William Varden), Joe Passaro (Owner), Anne Chapin (ER Doctor), Andy Umberger (Guard), Robert Gomes (First Uniform Policeman) Robert Jimenez (CSU Technician), John E. Brady (Coroner's Assistant)


Plot Overview

When the treasurer of an apartment co-op is murdered, the detectives discover that the murder might've been a case of mistaken identity.


  • Sam "Bunny" Russo is currently serving a sentence of life without parole.
Three months after testifying against Russo, Steven Tashjian was gunned down outside his office. The killers remain at large. His assets, including his co-op, were liquidated to settle his debts.

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