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The Whole Truth: Judicial Discretion

Judd Hirsch stars as Judge Ruben Wright, a much-loved jurist accused of murder. Of all the lawyers who've come through his courtroom, Wright chooses Jimmy to represent him - and Kathryn Peale must prosecute, despite severe misgivings. Jimmy, Kathryn and Judge Wright have often shared a courtroom, but when they did, Judge Wright was at the bench; now he's at the defense table.

Source: ABC

Episode Info  

Episode number: 1x3
Production Number: 2J5755
Airdate: Wednesday October 06th, 2010

Guest Stars
Ellen GersteinEllen Gerstein
As Tina
Stephanie Nicole LemelinStephanie Nicole Lemelin
As Rhonda
Andre RoyoAndre Royo
As Eric Santiago
Andrew McGeeAndrew McGee
As Terrell Bones
James MadioJames Madio
As Mike Cataldo
Judd HirschJudd Hirsch
As Judge Wright
Michael McMillianMichael McMillian
As Walter Williams
Roger Aaron BrownRoger Aaron Brown
As Judge Hampton
Torri HigginsonTorri Higginson
As Judge Jerue
Main Cast
Anthony RuivivarAnthony Ruivivar
As Alejo Salazar
Christine AdamsChristine Adams
As Lena Boudreaux
Sean WingSean Wing
As Chad Griffin
Eamonn WalkerEamonn Walker
As Terrence 'Edge' Edgecomb
Rob MorrowRob Morrow
As Jimmy Brogan
Maura TierneyMaura Tierney
As Kathryn Pearle


The scene opens with Jimmy talking to his client and Kathryn objecting to what he is saying. Jude Wright tells that Kathryn is right and tells Jimmy to control his client from trying to tell lies. Judge Wright tells Jimmy to come into his chambers for a moment. He tells that in a moment, two Detectives are going to arrest him for murder and wants to know if he is going to defend him. Confused, Jimmy stands there. Suddenly the two Detectives that he told Jimmy about come in and arrest Judge Wright for murder. Jimmy tells them not to question his client without him present. Kathryn is confused. Later, Terrance tells Kathryn that the Mayor wants her on the case. She asks why and he says that the Mayor told that she is good with this type of case and doesn’t mind to be disliked. Chad tries to get the file, but he is having trouble. Kathryn finds out that Judge Wright is going to be arraigned in 10 minutes. Kathryn says that this is going to be the death of her career. ..

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Other Episode Crew

CreatorTom Donaghy
Executive ProducerJerry Bruckheimer  |  Jonathan Littman  |  Ed Zuckerman
Co-Executive ProducerTom Donaghy  |  KristieAnne Reed  |  Ian Biederman  |  Jeffrey Lieber
ProducerMerri D. Howard
Co-ProducerHannah Shakespeare
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