Tonight on NBC Law & Order SVU returns with an all-new Thursday, March 17, 2022 episode and we have your Law & Order SVU recap below. On tonight’s Law & Order SVU season 23 episode 16 “Sorry If It Got Weird For You,” as per the NBC synopsis, “The creator of a dating app is accused of using it to rape women. Velasco’s experience as an SVU detective is put on trial.”
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In tonight’s Law & Order SVU episode, Joe meets a blind date at a bar. She has already been drinking. She is an executive who works at a dating app company. It seems she is having a bad day. He walks her home. She falls down her steps while trying to open the door. She screams for him to get away. He calls an ambulance.
Liv and Finn met Joe at the emergency room. Liv talks to Joe’s blind date and asks why she acted the way she did, yelling don’t touch me. Lisa brushes it all off. But changes her mind. She tells Liv her own boss Jackson raped her. She never told anyone.
Liv and Finn speak with Lisa’s other female boss who is denial over here partner raping Lisa. After, they pay Jackson a visit. He is very nonchalant until he sees on the news that he has been accused of rape.
A hearing is held. Jackson makes bail. After, he releases a social media video, blaming his partner for Lisa’s charges. His partner is her godmother and hee believes she did this so she could launch her own company. Liv and Carisi see the video after Joe calls them into the office.
Kevin and Frank go to see Lucy who is on the courts with her dad. She try to question her. She refuses to speak and refuses to supply DNA. After she walks off, Frank grabs a sweaty towel she was using.
The case goes to court with Nolan unsure of how to prosecute without motive. Jack tells him to state the facts to the jury. Just be honest. He does that. The jury look confused. The bookie takes the stand next. Later, Lucy’s boys takes the stand. They force him to answer without immunity.
The defense changes their plea, citing Lucy has psych problems. The next day, her psychiatrist takes the stand and shares Lucy has bipolar. Nolan’s plan is thrown for a loop when he learns Lucy’s father is her guardian. After, Nolan and Sam dig into Lucy’s guardianship and learn a prior psychiatrist believes Lucy’s dad became her guardian to control her. They head to tell Jack. They believe Lucy wanted to miss games and marry her boyfriend. Her dad wouldn’t let her so she killed the judge who arranged the conservatorship.
Nolan and Sam argue over whether it is murder vs. manslaughter. They speak with the opposing council who wants to try their hand at a possible murder charge. Kevin meets with Lucy and explains what will happen to her and her future. He talks about her controlling father.
The next day, Lucy pleads guilty. She confesses to the court she killed Keating because she wanted to marry her boyfriend. He didn’t listen so she struck him in the head.