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.
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Scenes showing courtrooms and the interior of the courthouse were filmed in the interior of Baltimore's Circuit Court building on Calvert Street, but exterior shots of the courthouse are actually of the War Memorial Building on Gay Street. See more
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[trying to explain why he was arrested
See what happened was it was time to come down on a nigger. It's like smoking, they've got to have a nigger every 20 minutes.
Referenced in The R.M.
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