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 was pregnant before principal photography and there was concern whether the bump could be hidden well enough under her justice robes.
Justice Dan Snow:
The telephone has no constitutional right to be answered.
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 This is an outdated standard for obscenity which was superseded by the so-called "Miller test" in 1973.