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 <email@example.com>
This man needs the best lawyer in town. But the problem is... he is the best lawyer in town.
Did You Know?
To prepare for his role as a lawyer, Al Pacino
interviewed attorneys, researched the legal profession and attended court with legal eagles. See more
In the scene where Kirkland is being questioned by the ethics committee, the Maryland flag is shown upside down. (Black and Yellow should be on top at the staff side of the flag.) See more
This is not the McCarthy hearings.
Oh that's a relief. So you aren't going to ask me 'are you now or have you ever been a lawyer?'
Referenced in Jack and Jill
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