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Against the Law (1990–1991)

TV Series | 60 min | Comedy, Drama

Simon MacHeath, a brash and firey lawyer, has left his job at a prestigious law firm to start his own practice. His reputation for exploding into emotional outbursts during trials has gotten him in to repeated confrontations with judges, ...See moreSimon MacHeath, a brash and firey lawyer, has left his job at a prestigious law firm to start his own practice. His reputation for exploding into emotional outbursts during trials has gotten him in to repeated confrontations with judges, but he has a very sincere compassion for his clients, many of whom are victims of an uncaring justice system. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher See less
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David Manson (co-creator)
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Updated Sep 23, 1990

Release date (First episode)
1990 (United States)

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81 cast members
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Michael O'Keefe
Simon MacHeath Simon MacHeath   See fewer
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Suzzanne Douglas
Yvette Carruthers Yvette Carruthers   See fewer
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Elizabeth Ruscio
Elizabeth Verhagen Elizabeth Verhagen   See fewer
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M.C. Gainey
J.T. 'Miggsy' Meigs J.T. 'Miggsy' Meigs   See fewer
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Stuart Burney
Judge Abrams / Judge Wall Judge Abrams / Judge Wall   See fewer
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2
John Fiore
Wakefield Wakefield   See fewer
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Jeremiah Kissel
ADA Stewart ADA Stewart   See fewer
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Roxanne Hart
Lariane Piccaccio Lariane Piccaccio   See fewer
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Richard Jenkins
Wexford Wexford   See fewer
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Lance Norris
Bartender / SWAT Team Leader Bartender / SWAT Team Leader   See fewer
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Fritz Weaver
Skipper Haverhill Skipper Haverhill   See fewer
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Jo Anderson
Jessica Jessica   See fewer
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Tom Atkins
Walter Littlefield Walter Littlefield   See fewer
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Eric Bruno Borgman
Toilet Stall Man Toilet Stall Man   See fewer
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Philip Bosco
Judge Webb Judge Webb   See fewer
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Stephen Brown
Court Sketch Artist Court Sketch Artist   See fewer
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Steve Buscemi
Timmy Lowell Timmy Lowell   See fewer
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Michael Cambridge
Joey O'Brien Joey O'Brien   See fewer
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Rosalind Chao
Toy Feng Toy Feng   See fewer
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Kim Coates
Eddie Grover Eddie Grover   See fewer
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Chris Henry Coffey
Defense Attorney Defense Attorney   See fewer
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Frank Converse
Gordon Leary Gordon Leary   See fewer
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Keith David
Otis Turnbull Otis Turnbull   See fewer
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Rodney Eastman
Richey Littlefield Richey Littlefield   See fewer
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Leslie Fleming-Mitchell
Mrs. Wakefield Mrs. Wakefield   See fewer
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Ray Ford
RJ242 RJ242   See fewer
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Gary Galone
District Attorney District Attorney   See fewer
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Marita Geraghty
Mariella Wilson Mariella Wilson   See fewer
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Greg Germann
Fenstrom Fenstrom   See fewer
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Rose Gregorio
Risa Ferrante Risa Ferrante   See fewer
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Paul Guilfoyle
Shraker Shraker   See fewer
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Laura Harrington
Sonia Kolowicz Sonia Kolowicz   See fewer
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Anthony Heald
Grainger Grainger   See fewer
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Deborah Hedwall
Sister Bridget Byrne Sister Bridget Byrne   See fewer
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Joseph Hindy
Al Ciardi Al Ciardi   See fewer
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Laura Koffman
Actress Actress   See fewer
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Marcia Jean Kurtz
Mrs. Wallace Mrs. Wallace   See fewer
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Becca Lish
Divorce Lawyer Divorce Lawyer   See fewer
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Bart McCarthy
Bill Maxwell Bill Maxwell   See fewer
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Michael McGovern
Tommy Bates Tommy Bates   See fewer
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Deborah Rush
Louise Ciardi Louise Ciardi   See fewer
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Jay Scully
Star Sharpshooter Star Sharpshooter   See fewer
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Tom Sizemore
Rainey Fults Rainey Fults   See fewer
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Brad Sullivan
Police Captain Police Captain   See fewer
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John H. Tobin
Attorney Attorney   See fewer
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Kathryn Walker
Paulette Belinoff Paulette Belinoff   See fewer
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Barbara Williams
Phoebe Haverhill McHeath Phoebe Haverhill McHeath   See fewer
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William Young
Fulton Belinoff Fulton Belinoff   See fewer
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Mark Zeisler
Forbes Forbes   See fewer
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Larry Blamire
Mr. Pleasant Mr. Pleasant   See fewer
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Fran Brill
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Chuck Cooper
Calhoun Calhoun   See fewer
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Kathleen Kathleen   See fewer
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Munson Hicks
Hiller Hiller   See fewer
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Robert Hogan
Brennan Brennan   See fewer
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Mary Joy
Sonia Sonia   See fewer
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Steven Keats
Hampton Hampton   See fewer
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Vanessa Vanessa   See fewer
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David Morwick
Young Kid Young Kid   See fewer
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Howard Breslau
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Joan Quinn Eastman
Diane Regis, Talk Show Host (uncredited) Diane Regis, Talk Show Host (uncredited)   See fewer
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O'Leary Megan
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Linda Wang
Requiem in B Flat (uncredited) Requiem in B Flat (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.9 / 10 | 27 votes