Ruth Loomis becomes the first woman appointed to the United States Supreme Court. A staunch conservative, she immediately runs into conflict with Dan Snow, the high court's resident liberal. Although, they never agree on the issues before the Court, they develop a respect and affection for one another after several comedic encounters. Written by
Dave Gan <email@example.com>
In the Supreme Court, there are only eight of them against all of her.
Did You Know?
The title of this film and its' source play, "First Monday in October," is a reference to the traditional first sitting of the Supreme Court of the United States to begin the court's new annual term, beginning after the annual summer recess. The Supreme Court's annual term traditionally runs from the first Monday in October of each year to the last Friday in June of the following year. See more
Justice Loomis views a pornographic film to decide it it has "redeeming social or artistic importance". This is an outdated standard for obscenity which was superseded by the so-called "Miller test" in 1973. See more
Justice Dan Snow
I don't care how you seat them, try chairs.