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Alec McClure Alec McClure ...  Tony Rosetti 2 episodes, 2001
Lolita Davidovich ...  Caroline Rosetti 2 episodes, 2001
Edward James Olmos 2 episodes, 2001
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Everything brilliant and compassionate defense attorney Paul Madriani stands for is put to the test when he's hired to defend an indefensible adversary. Baltimore's Judge Armando Acosti's harsh and inflexible rulings are notorious. His unjust sentence of attorney Paul Madriani's latest client, an abused wife charged with the murder of her husband, is proof. But Madriani soon finds himself in a curious position of power over the judge. Acosti is arrested for soliciting a prostitute-undercover vice cop, Brittany Hill, who's called in as key witness for the prosecution. Acosti denies the charges, but when Hill is murdered-and all evidence points to the judge - Acosti finds himself in desperate need of a savvy defense. The irony isn't lost on Madriani. Neither is the question of whether or not his unlikely new client is indeed, innocent. Acosti has a motive, no alibi, an aggressive nature and temper, and a scandalous reputation for consorting with prostitutes. Mounting Acosti's defense is... Written by Echo Bridge Home Entertainment

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The Charge is Murder. The Defense May Be a Crime.

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6 May 2001 (USA) See more »

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Steve Martini's The Judge See more »

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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When the right front wheel comes off the red pickup and it rolls, after it comes to rest on its wheels, the right front tire can be seen in the wheel well. See more »

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A Disappointment
23 December 2001 | by dreamlingSee all my reviews

When I saw this movie on NBC a few months ago I though with its great cast including Chris Noth, Edward James Olmos, and Lolita Davidovich it would be a decent made - for - tv movie. It wasn't. Noth was phoning it in, Olmos was far to sullen and Davidovich was under used. The story had a disjointed feel and it started to drag in the first hour of the 4hour story. Not worth the effort of watching.


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