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 Arthur and Judge Rayford are in the helicopter, the shots from inside the cabin show the top of "bubble" is clear, but the outside shots show it with a full white sun shield. See more
[Arthur has agreed to go flying with Judge Rayford, thinking the Judge flies planes. But he is not pleased to find that the Judge flies helicopters
Where are we going?
You wanna go someplace in particular?
No. Down, I would prefer to go down...
Referenced in Jury Duty
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