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 each other after several comedic encounters.
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In the Supreme Court, there are only eight of them against all of her.
Did You Know?
Reportedly, actress Jane Fonda
turned down the lead role played by Jill Clayburgh
because of the part's conservative nature and preferred to do On Golden Pond
(1981) instead with her father Henry Fonda
. On Golden Pond earned Jane Fonda an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actress. Ironically, Henry Fonda
originated Walter Matthau
's role, as Associate Justice Dan Snow, in the original 1978 Broadway theatrical production. 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 This is an outdated standard for obscenity which was superseded by the so-called "Miller test" in 1973.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're not bothering me, you're interrupting me, but you're not bothering me.
Written by Giorgio Moroder See more