When a judge is charged with rape, Arthur Kirkland is forced to defend him. Kirkland has had problems with the judge in the past, including one incident when the judge wrongly sentenced his client Jeff McCullaugh because of a technicality. Kirkland faces a moral and legal dilemma. Written by
Melissa Portell <firstname.lastname@example.org>
This man needs the best lawyer in town. But the problem is... he is the best lawyer in town.
Did You Know?
On and off the set, Al Pacino
was seen frequently being "in character" due to his method acting, something to which he had been a student of under co-actor Lee Strasberg
. At meal breaks, Pacino would be known to call Strasberg by his character name of Grandpa and once when asked about a contract by someone working on the film, Pacino started to assess it for him legally even though Pacino is an actor not a lawyer. See more
When Pacino is having his final rant in court regarding Forsythe, his jacket is open, then buttoned, then opened again without him even attempting to undo the buttons See more
[Officer Leary is on the witness stand
I told him to move on, but he continued to use profanity and he refused to leave the premises.
What sort of profanity?
You know, the normal kind.
Officer Leary, we've all heard these words before, now for the record what did he say?
He used... "fuck" a lot.
[quiet laughter from the gallery
..."piss on you"...
...then said he was gonna... "bung-hole the short order chef"... "cream on the waitress"...
Something Funny Goin' On
Music by Dave Grusin
Lyrics by Alan Bergman
and Marilyn Bergman
Sung by Zachary Sanders
(as Zack Sanders) and the N.Y. Jailhouse Ensemble See more