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?
This movie was made and released about three years after its source play of the same name, by Jerome Lawrence
and Robert E. Lee
, was first performed on Broadway in 1978. Lee and Lawrence also wrote the screenplay for the film. 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 This is an outdated standard for obscenity which was superseded by the so-called "Miller test" in 1973.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
[the Justices posing for a group photograph
Should we smile a little?
Justice Dan Snow
Good God, no. Who'd trust a happy Justice?
Referenced in Jeopardy!: Episode #26.78
Music by John Philip Sousa
Arranged by Ian Fraser See more