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
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In the Supreme Court, there are only eight of them against all of her.
Did You Know?
Director Ronald Neame is on record as saying the chemistry between Walter Matthau and Jill Clayburgh, whom he thought was 20 years too young for her role, was not good. He has stated that he thought Anne Bancroft would have been perfect. 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 This is an outdated standard for obscenity which was superseded by the so-called "Miller test" in 1973.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
You don't have to agree with a man in order to respect him.