Basically the same movie than Consenting Adults shot two years later by Alan J. Pakula. It's all about guilt and how to go on living when you finally understand that you're not the perfect human being you thought to have become. Already forgotten though.
I agree with Miguel - the movie worked very well as an overview of the American (or, for that matter, whichever state's) juridical system. And Ford was good in this. I also liked Raul Julia as Sandy Stern, the defence attorney, and Paul Winfield as the judge. The ending, however, almost ruined it all.
The story of this movie appears typical al the beginning. As it goes through, nevertheless, the director shows us the inner side of American law system, where truth doesn't mean a damn. Apart from this, Harrison Ford stands properly as an attorney who has to defend himself od a case he was prosecuting inicially. Director Alan J. Pakula keeps the suspense rationing the character's secrets. Enjoyable though improvable.