A First Amendment scholar is recruited by an attorney to sue a publishing company after a hit man commits a triple murder by allegedly following a how-to manual the book company published. They set out to put the company on trial for providing blueprints for would-be murderers. Arguing that the publisher is not protected by the First Amendment, the crusading lawyers seek monetary damages for the victims' families.
The Law Is On Trial.
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Motion Picture Rating
Rated PG-13 for mature thematic material involving violence, and a sexual reference
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Detective looks through a phone record, points to a record which contains the state abbreviation MA and declares a payphone call was from Maryland. MA is the abbreviation for Massachusetts; MD is for Maryland. See more