R | | Comedy, Drama
For the first time in history a woman is appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court, where she becomes a friendly rival to a liberal associate.
Jill Clayburgh once said of this movie: "Since President Reagan nominated Sandra Day O'Connor for the Supreme Court, there's been all this unbelievable interest in the picture".
Should we smile a little?
Justice Dan Snow: Good God, no. Who'd trust a happy Justice?
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 This is an outdated standard for obscenity which was superseded by the so-called "Miller test" in 1973.