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 <firstname.lastname@example.org>
In the Supreme Court, there are only eight of them against all of her.
Did You Know?
On July 7, 1981, President Reagan announced the appointment of Sandra Day O'Connor
to become the first woman on the Supreme Court. Paramount rushed this film, which had been scheduled to open in February 1982, into release in late August 1981 - before O'Connor took her seat on this film's titular date - in order to capitalize on the publicity, as well as to keep the film from looking dated by the time of its release. 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 This is an outdated standard for obscenity which was superseded by the so-called "Miller test" in 1973.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
To you it's a mess, to me it's a wilderness of free association. Don't ever straighten up my desk Mason, I'd never be able to find anything. I've always been suspicious of neatness. If there is nothing on top of a man's desk, he probably shoved all the clutter in the drawers and if his drawers are empty, what the hell does he need a desk for?