Disgusted with criminals escaping the judicial system via technicalities, an idealistic young judge investigates an alternative method for punishing the guilty. Written by
They meet. They judge. They execute... All in the name of the law.
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Did You Know?
Second of three movies where actor Hal Holbrook
leads a group of outlaw law professionals with all three pictures being made and released exactly a decade apart. In 1973's Magnum Force
(1973), Holbrook lead a group of rebel cops; in 1983's The Star Chamber
(1983), Holbrook heads a court of vigilante judges; whilst similarly in another legal drama-thriller, Holbrook would later lead a team of renegade lawyers in 1993's The Firm
(1993). See more
Obvious stunt double when Judge Hardin is tumbling down the chute in Monk & Coombs' warehouse. See more
Judge Benjamin Caulfield
Someone has taken justice and hidden it in the law.
Referenced in Wrong Turn 3: Left for Dead