Now the Bureau Chief Executive ADA, Michael Cutter prosecutes high-profile cases in the system, and continues to use his intelligence and cunning to win whenever he can.
As District Attorney in 1999, Adam Schiff presented a more flexible liberal view to Jack McCoy’s fiery pursuit of justice. Schiff often presses for resolution over retribution, a compromise that McCoy and Carmichael can’t always stomach.
After a successful run as a US Attorney, Carmichael returns to the New York DA’s office to pursue justice on the local level, and perhaps kick start her political ambitions. In the 1999 cases, we also see Carmichael’s former professional partnership with Jack McCoy, when he was Executive ADA.
Longtime EADA Jack McCoy barks, growls and glowers through many cases, from 1999 through 2011. His reputation as a litigator is tough and unyielding, and his powers in court are legendary.
Although Briscoe passed away in 2005, the cases from 1999 allow us to relive his dry quips and see him in action with partner Rey Curtis. As the two investigate crimes, we also see that Briscoe takes an extra interest in a cold case.
A former detective for the 27th, Logan was deeply rattled by his subsequent experiences with the Major Case Squad. Ultimately he decided police work was in his blood, so he remained a homicide detective in the NYPD. Crossing paths with Curtis again, Logan agrees to assist whenever he can.
Now without her partner Elliot Stabler, Benson has agreed to lend a hand at the 27th with special cases involving crimes against women and children.
After retiring in the 90’s to look after his terminally ill wife, Curtis has returned to his old job at the 27th precinct. While investigating his normal caseload, Curtis also uncovers a clue to a past mystery—one that he and Lennie Briscoe could never put to bed.
After a successful battle against cancer, Van Buren helms the 27th precinct, providing crucial guidance and help to the detectives who report to her.