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Steve Martini's 'The Judge' (2001)





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Based on the 1996 novel by Steve Martini, this two-part TV miniseries stars Edward James Olmos as by-the-book Judge Armando Acosta, who regards both criminals and cops with equal disdain. During Acosta's investigation of police corruption, the Judge is framed for soliciting a prostitute -- who is subsequently murdered. Thus it is that Acosta finds his career, and possibly his life, in the hands of defense attorney Paul Madriani (Chris Noth), with whom the Judge has often crossed swords in court, even unto jailing Madriani for contempt. As the trial proceeds, Acosta and Madriani discover that, though they are frequently on opposite sides of the legal system, the two men are more "alike" than they'd care to admit. Steve Martini's The Judge aired over NBC on May 6 and 7, 2001.


Edward James Olmos
as Judge Armando Acosta
Chris Noth
as Paul Madriani
Lolita Davidovich
as Catherine Rosetti
Charles Durning
as Judge Harlan Radovich
Sonia Braga
as Lily Acosta
John Terry
as Coleman Kline
Mark Blum
as Harry Hobbs
Heidi Mark
as Brittany Hill
Alec McClure
as Tony Rosetti
Philip Akin
as Mel Paroff
Denis Akiyama
as Peter Jacoby
Jordy Benattar
as Kimberly Hill
Howard Jerome
as Leo Kerns
Brett Porter
as Sergeant Frost
Roman Podhora
as Howie Hoag
Richard Blackburn
as Sgt. Carl Hazzard
David Cronenberg
as Detective Stobel
Lisa Hurd
as Brittany's Neighbor
Michael C. Smith
as Forensics Expert
Peter Kosaka
as Optometrist
Gina Clayton
as Child Psychologist
David Collins
as Metals Expert
Andrea Lui
as Marcie Jelkes
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