Gates McFadden Files

The Practice

Character: Judge Emily Harrison

Created by: David E. Kelley

Directed by: Andy Wolk

Written by: Alfonso H. Moreno, Jill Goldsmith, David E. Kelley

Produced by: Christina M. Musrey, Gary M. Strangis, Pamela Wisne

Cast Members: Dylan McDermott, Michael Badalucco, LisaGay Hamilton, Steve Harris, Camryn Manheim

Released date: February 13, 2000

Episode(s) Number: 4x14

Episode(s) Title: "Checkmates"

Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery

Helen is called in to question the son of a well-known police detective. Because she uses the father to get the son to confess to a murder, Bobby and Eugene try to have the confession thrown out. Meanwhile, Ellenor represents a slightly intellectually disabled young man accused of murder, and suspects a surprise witness who suddenly comes to his defense might be lying.