Against the Law (1990–1991)

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Simon MacHeath, a brash and firey lawyer, has left his job at a prestigious law firm to start his own practice. His reputation for exploding into emotional outbursts during trials has ... See full summary »

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 Simon MacHeath (17 episodes, 1990-1991)
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 Yvette Carruthers (17 episodes, 1990-1991)
Elizabeth Ruscio ...
 Elizabeth Verhagen (17 episodes, 1990-1991)
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 J.T. 'Miggsy' Meigs (17 episodes, 1990-1991)
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Simon MacHeath, a brash and firey lawyer, has left his job at a prestigious law firm to start his own practice. His reputation for exploding into emotional outbursts during trials has gotten him in to repeated confrontations with judges, but he has a very sincere compassion for his clients, many of whom are victims of an uncaring justice system. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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