Judging Amy

Judging Amy

1999 - 2005,
A juvenile court judge lives with her opinionated mother.

Episode Guide

  • Judging Amy - My Name Is Amy Gray (Season 6 Episode 22)
    Season 6 Episode 22:

    My Name Is Amy Gray

    Maxine tries to make amends with Ignacio, but Ignacio shrugs her advances off not wanting to be jerked abound by Maxine.

  • Judging Amy - Getting Out (Season 6 Episode 21)
    Season 6 Episode 21:

    Getting Out

    When Bruce comes to believe that Amy has lost her objectivity, he tells her that she is too sympathetic, which causes the two to be at odds.

  • Judging Amy - Too Little, Too Late (Season 6 Episode 20)
    Season 6 Episode 20:

    Too Little, Too Late

    Amy presides over a case involving a teenager accused of assault and resisting arrest after undercover cops break into his apartment because they believed he is a drug dealer.

  • Judging Amy - Revolutions Per Minute (Season 6 Episode 19)
    Season 6 Episode 19:

    Revolutions Per Minute

    Amy handles the case of a 15-year-old boy accused of beating his mother with a baseball bat and locking her in the basement after she allegedly hit his dog.

  • Judging Amy - Sorry I Missed You (Season 6 Episode 18)
    Season 6 Episode 18:

    Sorry I Missed You

    When a 5-year-old girl is the center of a custody battle between her parents and her 21-year-old half-sister, Amy wants to know why the sibling feels so strongly about removing the child from her home.

  • Judging Amy - The New Normal (Season 6 Episode 17)
    Season 6 Episode 17:

    The New Normal

    Amy must decide whether a 15-year-old Arab-American boy, charged with assault after attacking a classmate, is guilty of committing a hate crime or whether he acted in self-defense.

  • Judging Amy - The Paper War (Season 6 Episode 16)
    Season 6 Episode 16:

    The Paper War

    Amy has a heated exchange with the state attorney, and her refusal to apologize for her comments prompts him to transfer all state cases out of her courtroom.

  • Judging Amy - Hard to Get (Season 6 Episode 15)
    Season 6 Episode 15:

    Hard to Get

    When a former gang member Amy has been helping to rehabilitate is arrested in connection to a drive-by shooting, she must testify in court.

  • Judging Amy - Happy Birthday (Season 6 Episode 14)
    Season 6 Episode 14:

    Happy Birthday

    Amy presides over the case of a 13-year-old girl who killed her best friend during a joy ride. Guest star David Eigenberg.

  • Judging Amy - Dream a Little Dream (Season 6 Episode 13)
    Season 6 Episode 13:

    Dream a Little Dream

    Amy is confronted with an emotionally complicated case when a teenage boy with a history of violent behavior kills his grandfather, who suffered from terminal cancer.

  • Judging Amy - You Don't Know Me (Season 6 Episode 12)
    Season 6 Episode 12:

    You Don't Know Me

    Amy is upset by Bruce's casual response to news of her engagement, unaware that he is hiding his true feelings and pretending to be happy for her.

  • Judging Amy - 10.000 Steps (Season 6 Episode 11)
    Season 6 Episode 11:

    10.000 Steps

    Crystal's opinion of Vincent rises when one of the kids in the outreach program approaches him for help writing an essay about himself.

  • Judging Amy - The Long Run (Season 6 Episode 10)
    Season 6 Episode 10:

    The Long Run

    Amy finds out she is pregnant with David's baby, and the two discuss their future together and what they mean to each other.

  • Judging Amy - Silent Era (Season 6 Episode 9)
    Season 6 Episode 9:

    Silent Era

    When a high-school student returns to Amy's courtroom for violating parole, it becomes clear that it was the mother's negligence that caused the violation.

  • Judging Amy - Conditional Surrender (Season 6 Episode 8)
    Season 6 Episode 8:

    Conditional Surrender

    Amy must decide whether a woman suffering severe symptoms of multiple sclerosis is capable of raising her young son, who has become her primary caregiver; Gillian tries to persuade Maxine to take up yoga.

  • Judging Amy - Early Winter (Season 6 Episode 7)
    Season 6 Episode 7:

    Early Winter

    Maxine faces her own mortality after she has a mild heart attack and finds herself in the same hospital where her mother died; Amy hears the case of a privileged teenage girl who burglarized a neighbor's home.

  • Judging Amy - Catching It Early (Season 6 Episode 6)
    Season 6 Episode 6:

    Catching It Early

    Amy stresses as she awaits results of a mammogram, while Maxine gets a break in the Anthony Bird case when she locates his social worker (Angie Dickinson).

  • Judging Amy - Order and Chaos (Season 6 Episode 5)
    Season 6 Episode 5:

    Order and Chaos

    Amy tries to help Donna with her first case as a defense attorney, involving a teenager accused of murder, but Donna feels controlled.

  • Judging Amy - Consent (Season 6 Episode 4)
    Season 6 Episode 4:


    Amy must determine whether it was peer pressure or sexual assault that caused two teenagers at a party to engage in a sexual act in front of others.

  • Judging Amy - Legacy (Season 6 Episode 3)
    Season 6 Episode 3:


    Amy insists on additional testimony from a teenager who confessed to murder, when the testimonies of his brother and psychiatrist arouse suspicion.

  • Judging Amy - Lullaby (Season 6 Episode 2)
    Season 6 Episode 2:


    Amy is forced to listen more carefully to presentencing testimony after she learns the real reason a girl broke curfew; Maxine must decide whether children should be pulled from their home to protect them from their mother.

  • Judging Amy - Accountability (Season 6 Episode 1)
    Season 6 Episode 1:


    Amy thinks her reassignment from Criminal Court to Accountability Court is because a lenient sentence she imposed resulted in tragedy, not because the ceiling in her courtroom collapsed.

  • Judging Amy - Sex, Lies and Expedia.com (Season 5 Episode 23)
    Season 5 Episode 23:

    Sex, Lies and Expedia.com

    Amy sentences a teenager to anger-management therapy after she learns he planned an attack on his school, but the sentencing has disastrous results.

  • Judging Amy - My Little Runaway (Season 5 Episode 22)
    Season 5 Episode 22:

    My Little Runaway

    Amy thinks there is more to the story when a teenage boy runs away from home in hopes of joining the circus as a gymnast.

  • Judging Amy - Predictive Neglect (Season 5 Episode 21)
    Season 5 Episode 21:

    Predictive Neglect

    A celebrity, the defendant's attorney (guest star Sharon Lawrence), complicates a juvenile theft case.

  • Judging Amy - Slade's Chophouse (Season 5 Episode 20)
    Season 5 Episode 20:

    Slade's Chophouse

    Amy must decide whether to put a teenage girl accused of killing her baby sitter on trial for murder.

  • Judging Amy - The Quick and the Dead (Season 5 Episode 19)
    Season 5 Episode 19:

    The Quick and the Dead

    Amy presides over a hearing to grant Danny Hawkins a new murder trial; a foster mother uses her children as nude models to advance her photography business.

  • Judging Amy - Disposable (Season 5 Episode 18)
    Season 5 Episode 18:


    A teenage girl is recruited to work as a prostitute while living in a group foster home; a woman (Patty Duke) risks losing her foster child due to the onset of Alzheimer's disease.

  • Judging Amy - The Song That Never Ends (Season 5 Episode 17)
    Season 5 Episode 17:

    The Song That Never Ends

    A woman seeks to regain custody of her children after being accused of leaving them alone to go to work; Kyle gets emotionally involved in the birth of an incarcerated woman's baby.

  • Judging Amy - Baggage Claim (Season 5 Episode 16)
    Season 5 Episode 16:

    Baggage Claim

    A custody case involves a 9-year-old child conceived through rape; after meeting Ignacio's ex-wife and children, Maxine realizes her family is better adjusted than she thought.

  • Judging Amy - Werewolves of Hartford (Season 5 Episode 15)
    Season 5 Episode 15:

    Werewolves of Hartford

    In Amy's courtroom, a routine case involving a broken bicycle leads to the revelation of incest between a brother and sister.

  • Judging Amy - Roadhouse Blues (Season 5 Episode 14)
    Season 5 Episode 14:

    Roadhouse Blues

    Amy must decide whether to place a young boy in the custody of his father, who is in the witness protection program; Maxine attempts to stop a high-school suicide pact.

  • Judging Amy - Sins of the Father (Season 5 Episode 13)
    Season 5 Episode 13:

    Sins of the Father

    A teenager hires a man to impersonate his father in court to prevent Amy from placing him with his mother; Maxine learns a grandmother may be partly to blame for continuing a family's cycle of abuse.

  • Judging Amy - Dancing in the Dark (Season 5 Episode 12)
    Season 5 Episode 12:

    Dancing in the Dark

    Amy oversees a criminal case being prosecuted by the assistant district attorney with whom she had a disastrous first date; Maxine accepts a date with her new gardener (Cheech Marin) to go salsa dancing.

  • Judging Amy - Christenings (Season 5 Episode 11)
    Season 5 Episode 11:


    Amy must decide if a pro-anorexia Web site is responsible for the death of a teenage girl; a mother's belief in alternative therapy puts her autistic child in jeopardy; Maxine hires a new gardener (Cheech Marin).

  • Judging Amy - Sex and the Single Mother (Season 5 Episode 10)
    Season 5 Episode 10:

    Sex and the Single Mother

    Amy must determine whether a disc jockey's (Tom Arnold) provocative views on women are having an adverse effect on his son's personal development.

  • Judging Amy - Ruminspringa (Season 5 Episode 9)
    Season 5 Episode 9:


    Amy must decide the fate of a baby torn between two teenage parents from different cultures; Amy runs into David at a private school open house for their children.

  • Judging Amy - The Long Good-Bye (Season 5 Episode 8)
    Season 5 Episode 8:

    The Long Good-Bye

    Amy is sent to judicial counseling after setting aside the verdict in a felony murder trial, making her question if criminal court is right for her.

  • Judging Amy - Kilt Trip (Season 5 Episode 7)
    Season 5 Episode 7:

    Kilt Trip

    Second thoughts about marriage cause chaos in Amy's job and personal life; the groomsmen become disgruntled when they learn Stu wants them to wear kilts to the wedding.

  • Judging Amy - Into the Fire (Season 5 Episode 6)
    Season 5 Episode 6:

    Into the Fire

    Amy is forced to stop a capital murder trial in its final stages when one of the lawyers exhibits inappropriate conduct during closing arguments.

  • Judging Amy - The Wrong Man (Season 5 Episode 5)
    Season 5 Episode 5:

    The Wrong Man

    After a young man is accused of hitting a priest with his car, Amy must decide if he is competent to represent himself; Gillian writes her obituary as an exercise in self-learning.

  • Judging Amy - Tricks of the Trade (Season 5 Episode 4)
    Season 5 Episode 4:

    Tricks of the Trade

    Amy's courtroom turns into a media circus when she oversees the trial of an athlete accused of rape; Maxine intervenes to shield children from their overprotective mother.

  • Judging Amy - Ex Parte of Five (Season 5 Episode 3)
    Season 5 Episode 3:

    Ex Parte of Five

    Amy and Maxine disagree on a child's competency to serve as a witness in Amy's courtroom; Kyle must treat a drunken driver who killed a hospital colleague.

  • Judging Amy - Going Down (Season 5 Episode 2)
    Season 5 Episode 2:

    Going Down

    Amy questions her new role as a criminal court judge when she oversees a high-profile murder case; Maxine wants measures taken to locate a missing girl, even though she is a foster child with a history of running away.

  • Judging Amy - Motion Sickness (Season 5 Episode 1)
    Season 5 Episode 1:

    Motion Sickness

    Amy must choose whether to overturn her predecessor's ruling in a murder case during her first day of criminal court; Peter must decide on further medical treatment for his wife.

  • Judging Amy - Shock and Awe (Season 4 Episode 24)
    Season 4 Episode 24:

    Shock and Awe

    A frustrated public defender pulls a gun in Amy's courtroom; torn between Heather and Lily, Kyle confesses his feelings to one of them.

  • Judging Amy - Marry, Marry Quite Contrary (Season 4 Episode 23)
    Season 4 Episode 23:

    Marry, Marry Quite Contrary

    Amy must decide whether a teenager should marry her 26-year old boyfriend or be placed in the custody of her mother, who is an addict.

  • Judging Amy - CSO: Hartford (Season 4 Episode 22)
    Season 4 Episode 22:

    CSO: Hartford

    Bruce brings Rebecca to work with him, and she disappears; Amy does not make a good first impression while dining with Stu and his mother.

  • Judging Amy - Picture Perfect (Season 4 Episode 21)
    Season 4 Episode 21:

    Picture Perfect

    Amy worries about how Maxine is handling the loss of Jared; Maxine discovers that a child she placed eight years ago has been forced out onto the streets.

  • Judging Amy - Requiem (Season 4 Episode 20)
    Season 4 Episode 20:


    With the support of her family, Maxine plans a memorial service for Jared (who was portrayed by the late Richard Crenna); Amy discovers that Kyle has fallen off the wagon.

  • Judging Amy - Just Say Oops (Season 4 Episode 19)
    Season 4 Episode 19:

    Just Say Oops

    Amy must decide if parents should lose custody of their son when he brings marijuana to school for show-and-tell.

  • Judging Amy - Looking for Quarters (Season 4 Episode 18)
    Season 4 Episode 18:

    Looking for Quarters

    Amy must decide whether two boys are responsible for the death of a girl who overdosed on the drug Ecstasy.

  • Judging Amy - Judging Eric (Season 4 Episode 17)
    Season 4 Episode 17:

    Judging Eric

    A juvenile court judge (Rosie O'Donnell) presides over the case involving the foster child who killed Amy's stalker.

  • Judging Amy - Sixteen Going on Seventeen (Season 4 Episode 16)
    Season 4 Episode 16:

    Sixteen Going on Seventeen

    A man fights for custody of his 14-year-old daughter after she stars in a suggestive music video; Maxine searches for a Sudanese boy.

  • Judging Amy - Maxine, Interrupted (Season 4 Episode 15)
    Season 4 Episode 15:

    Maxine, Interrupted

    Maxine comes under the scrutiny of a social services supervisor (Sharon Gless) sent to investigate complaints filed against her.

  • Judging Amy - Wild Card (Season 4 Episode 14)
    Season 4 Episode 14:

    Wild Card

    Maxine defies a judge's order and removes a child from her parents; a woman announces her ex-husband is not the father of their child.

  • Judging Amy - The Best Interests of the Child (Season 4 Episode 13)
    Season 4 Episode 13:

    The Best Interests of the Child

    Amy's lawyer suggests putting Lauren on the stand during a custody battle with Michael; Kyle tries to convince the mother of an ailing child to sign a "Do Not Resuscitate" document.

  • Judging Amy - Ye Old Freedom Inn (Season 4 Episode 12)
    Season 4 Episode 12:

    Ye Old Freedom Inn

    Amy, Maxine and Lauren spend the night in a colonial inn as servants; Kyle treats a girl who gave birth in a bathroom stall during a high-school basketball game.

  • Judging Amy - Lost and Found (Season 4 Episode 11)
    Season 4 Episode 11:

    Lost and Found

    Amy must decide whether a child missing for four years should be declared legally dead; Maxine cautions Sean about his feelings for a woman who takes in foster children; Kyle discovers Lily overlooked a patient's fracture.

  • Judging Amy - People of the Lie (Season 4 Episode 10)
    Season 4 Episode 10:

    People of the Lie

    Amy is asked to alter the custody arrangement of a 6-year-old girl who says she was molested by her father; Michael lobbies to get full custody of Lauren after hearing about Jason Lobdel's murder.

  • Judging Amy - Boys to Men (Season 4 Episode 9)
    Season 4 Episode 9:

    Boys to Men

    Amy debates whether four teenagers accused of raping a 15-year-old girl at a party should be tried as adults.

  • Judging Amy - A Pretty Good Day (Season 4 Episode 8)
    Season 4 Episode 8:

    A Pretty Good Day

    Amy learns that a guilty verdict in the case of boy who planted a bomb at school will result in his deportation.

  • Judging Amy - Damage Control (Season 4 Episode 7)
    Season 4 Episode 7:

    Damage Control

    A district attorney files obstruction-of-justice charges against a child who will not reveal who is taking pornographic pictures of him.

  • Judging Amy - Roses and Truth (Season 4 Episode 6)
    Season 4 Episode 6:

    Roses and Truth

    Judge Amy presides over the case of a teenager who is accused of raping and impregnating his physics teacher.

  • Judging Amy - Cause for Alarm (Season 4 Episode 5)
    Season 4 Episode 5:

    Cause for Alarm

    Amy adds an extra layer of protection for herself and her family to guard against a stalker; Amy presides in a baby shaking death case.

  • Judging Amy - The Frozen Zone (Season 4 Episode 4)
    Season 4 Episode 4:

    The Frozen Zone

    Amy must make a ruling in a custody case involving a family torn apart by the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

  • Judging Amy - Every Stranger's Face I See (Season 4 Episode 3)
    Season 4 Episode 3:

    Every Stranger's Face I See

    Amy must decide whether to keep a boy with adoptive parents who defied a court order to return him to his birth mother and disappeared 10 years ago.

  • Judging Amy - Thursday's Child (Season 4 Episode 2)
    Season 4 Episode 2:

    Thursday's Child

    Amy decides to meet her stalker face to face while he's awaiting arraignment on a robbery charge; Bruce considers filing a lawsuit to get his job back.

  • Judging Amy - Lost in the System (Season 4 Episode 1)
    Season 4 Episode 1:

    Lost in the System

    Maxine represents a teenage mother in Amy's courtroom; Amy and Bruce reconnect while Michael fights to alter their custody agreement.

  • Judging Amy - Come Back Soon (Season 3 Episode 24)
    Season 3 Episode 24:

    Come Back Soon

    Amy is confronted by the repercussions of a life-altering decision involving her family; Amy awaits the outcome of Bruce's assault trial; Maxine makes a triumphant return to work. Richard Crenna guest stars.

  • Judging Amy - Nobody Expects the Spanish Inquisition (Season 3 Episode 23)
    Season 3 Episode 23:

    Nobody Expects the Spanish Inquisition

    Vincent returns to Hartford on a family peace mission after learning that Amy has moved out of their mother's house.

  • Judging Amy - Boston Terriers From France (Season 3 Episode 22)
    Season 3 Episode 22:

    Boston Terriers From France

    Fueled by an argument over Maxine's health, Amy makes a life-altering decision about her family's future.

  • Judging Amy - Tidal Wave (Season 3 Episode 21)
    Season 3 Episode 21:

    Tidal Wave

    Overworked Maxine collapses from exhaustion and must be hospitalized; Amy hears a case involving two Orthodox Jews who smuggled diamonds into the country from Israel.

  • Judging Amy - The Bottle Show (Season 3 Episode 20)
    Season 3 Episode 20:

    The Bottle Show

    Andrea breaks up with Bruce when an incident prompts her ex-husband to threaten removing their daughter from her home.

  • Judging Amy - Men Aren't Monsters (Season 3 Episode 19)
    Season 3 Episode 19:

    Men Aren't Monsters

    Amy considers getting a home security system after the Gray home is ransacked in an act of vandalism apparently targeted at the judge.

  • Judging Amy - The Justice League of America (Season 3 Episode 18)
    Season 3 Episode 18:

    The Justice League of America

    Amy has a rocky reunion at Harvard Law School with her old friends and ex-husband. Chris Sarandon and Richard Burgi guest star.

  • Judging Amy - Not Stumbling, but Dancing (Season 3 Episode 17)
    Season 3 Episode 17:

    Not Stumbling, but Dancing

    Amy presides over the case of a high-school boy who was beaten up trying to protect a pretty girl from her boyfriend in a joke gone awry.

  • Judging Amy - Woman in Cacti With a Curled Up Rat (Season 3 Episode 16)
    Season 3 Episode 16:

    Woman in Cacti With a Curled Up Rat

    Amy goes ballistic when her ex-husband plans a birthday extravaganza for Lauren and her friends, making her look bad; the judge hears a custody case in which neither parent wants a 16-year-old girl.

  • Judging Amy - Can They Do That With Vegetables? (Season 3 Episode 15)
    Season 3 Episode 15:

    Can They Do That With Vegetables?

    Amy must determine if a woman who graphically recounts her sexual exploits to her children is a fit mother.

  • Judging Amy - The Extinction of the Dinosaurs (Season 3 Episode 14)
    Season 3 Episode 14:

    The Extinction of the Dinosaurs

    Judge Krumble invites Amy to join him for dinner, but Amy is unsure whether it's business or a date; Maxine takes in a gay teen.

  • Judging Amy - The Cook of the Money Pot (Season 3 Episode 13)
    Season 3 Episode 13:

    The Cook of the Money Pot

    Amy becomes infuriated after Lauren walks in on Kyle having sex in the Gray home, triggering a push for him to find a new place to live.

  • Judging Amy - Who Shot Dick (Season 3 Episode 12)
    Season 3 Episode 12:

    Who Shot Dick

    Amy is threatened in the parking garage after she vows to fight Judge Keeler and her impeachment; Maxine's estranged brother arrives to bail out his son.

  • Judging Amy - Crime and Puzzlement (Season 3 Episode 11)
    Season 3 Episode 11:

    Crime and Puzzlement

    Amy is suddenly served with impeachment papers after her suspicions regarding Judge Keeler's alleged corruption are confirmed.

  • Judging Amy - Beating the Bounds (Season 3 Episode 10)
    Season 3 Episode 10:

    Beating the Bounds

    Judge Keeler observes Amy in the courtroom as she oversees two difficult cases, one involving a teen who wants to be emancipated from his comatose father.

  • Judging Amy - Surprised by Gravity (Season 3 Episode 9)
    Season 3 Episode 9:

    Surprised by Gravity

    Amy wonders what she could have done to ensure the safety of three young men after she assigns them to community service and they are killed by a drunken driver.

  • Judging Amy - Rights of Passage (Season 3 Episode 8)
    Season 3 Episode 8:

    Rights of Passage

    Amy and Maxine are surprised when their estranged relative visits; Amy oversees a case involving a young Indian accused of killing a zoo's yak during a rite of passage ceremony.

  • Judging Amy - Imbroglio (Season 3 Episode 7)
    Season 3 Episode 7:


    Maxine investigates the case of a girl who is hospitalized after taking drugs to cope with the pressure her father places her under; Amy is interested in Bruce's friend.

  • Judging Amy - The Unbearable Lightness of Being Family (Season 3 Episode 6)
    Season 3 Episode 6:

    The Unbearable Lightness of Being Family

    Amy considers who should get a family good luck charm after Maxine resigns from Sanctuary House, and Vincent seeks legal advice when Carole's condition worsens.

  • Judging Amy - Look Closer (Season 3 Episode 5)
    Season 3 Episode 5:

    Look Closer

    Amy tries to reconcile with her estranged brother when she finds that his girlfriend has breast cancer.

  • Judging Amy - The Right Thing to Do (Season 3 Episode 4)
    Season 3 Episode 4:

    The Right Thing to Do

    Jared asks Maxine to marry him and to move to China; Amy faces a tough ruling involving the fate of conjoined twins.

  • Judging Amy - Darkness for Light (Season 3 Episode 3)
    Season 3 Episode 3:

    Darkness for Light

    Amy and Stuart's relationship takes an unexpected turn as he becomes more spontaneous; a high-school gangster who is respected by the student body is brought before Amy.

  • Judging Amy - Off the Grid (Season 3 Episode 2)
    Season 3 Episode 2:

    Off the Grid

    The Gray family launches a search when Maxine disappears; Stuart Collins is released from the hospital with a new lease on life.

  • Judging Amy - The Last Word (Season 3 Episode 1)
    Season 3 Episode 1:

    The Last Word

    During a verbal confrontation with Amy, a lawyer has a heart attack and is taken to the hospital; Maxine helps foster parents with their violent child.

  • Judging Amy - Hold on Tight (Season 2 Episode 22)
    Season 2 Episode 22:

    Hold on Tight

    A troubled mother threatens to kill herself and her daughter after Amy rules there is not enough evidence to support claims that her former husband is sexually abusing the girl.

  • Judging Amy - Red-Headed Stepchild (Season 2 Episode 21)
    Season 2 Episode 21:

    Red-Headed Stepchild

    Maxine uncovers a case of sexual abuse when a 12-year-old confesses that he raped his younger sister.

  • Judging Amy - Grounded (Season 2 Episode 20)
    Season 2 Episode 20:


    After turning down an invitation to travel to China with Jarred, Maxine's worst fears are realized when his flight suddenly disappears; sickness affects Amy at work.

  • Judging Amy - Between the Wanting and the Getting (Season 2 Episode 19)
    Season 2 Episode 19:

    Between the Wanting and the Getting

    Maxine quickly jumps aboard a case involving a sexual predator teaching music at an elementary school after she remembers that she dealt with the same man before.

  • Judging Amy - The Unforgiven (Season 2 Episode 18)
    Season 2 Episode 18:

    The Unforgiven

    Maxine contemplates ending her relationship with Jarred; Amy oversees a case involving a mother who wants to deny visitation rights to her daughter's grandparents.

  • Judging Amy - Romeo and Juliet Must Die ... Well, Maybe Just Juliet (Season 2 Episode 17)
    Season 2 Episode 17:

    Romeo and Juliet Must Die ... Well, Maybe Just Juliet

    Amy rules in a case involving a teenager charged with murder after he allegedly encouraged his girlfriend to commit suicide.

  • Judging Amy - Everybody Falls Down (Season 2 Episode 16)
    Season 2 Episode 16:

    Everybody Falls Down

    Amy (Amy Brenneman) must rule whether to terminate parental rights for a couple who have abused their daughter.

  • Judging Amy - The Treachery of Compromise (Season 2 Episode 15)
    Season 2 Episode 15:

    The Treachery of Compromise

    Former college rival Stuart Collins offers Amy the chance of a lifetime with a big string attached; Amy grows concerned with testing practices at Lauren's school.

  • Judging Amy - One for the Road (Season 2 Episode 14)
    Season 2 Episode 14:

    One for the Road

    Peter and Gillian are devastated when they must give up their adopted son, Ned, to the boy's biological mother.

  • Judging Amy - The Beginning, the End and the Murky Middle (Season 2 Episode 13)
    Season 2 Episode 13:

    The Beginning, the End and the Murky Middle

    Peter and Gillian face their greatest fear when their adopted child's birth mother returns to put up a legal fight; Amy and Tom come clean.

  • Judging Amy - 8 1/2 Narrow (Season 2 Episode 12)
    Season 2 Episode 12:

    8 1/2 Narrow

    Amy's friend Nick catches her off guard on a double date, and she's forced to fend off his advances; Maxine helps to track down an undocumented immigrant's parents.

  • Judging Amy - The Claw Is Our Master (Season 2 Episode 11)
    Season 2 Episode 11:

    The Claw Is Our Master

    Amy finds herself in a love triangle when she dates Lauren's karate instructor and considers giving Tom Gillette a second chance.

  • Judging Amy - Adoption Day (Season 2 Episode 10)
    Season 2 Episode 10:

    Adoption Day

    Ned's biological mother returns just as Peter and Gillian plan to adopt him; Maxine handles two difficult adoption cases involving a boy and a girl with very different approaches.

  • Judging Amy - The Undertow (Season 2 Episode 9)
    Season 2 Episode 9:

    The Undertow

    Maxine sets out to start her own center for victims of child abuse; Amy faces a case of a girl authorities have accused of being possessed by demons.

  • Judging Amy - Waterworld (Season 2 Episode 8)
    Season 2 Episode 8:


    After a fire at Donna's birthing center, she decides to deliver the baby in a tank filled with water in the Gray's living room; Vincent's new girlfriend makes other plans for the holidays.

  • Judging Amy - Dog Days (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:

    Dog Days

    Amy's involvement in a case revolving around a family's cult beliefs and Maxine's need to protect a sexually abused teenager has them both questioning the merits of the legal system.

  • Judging Amy - The Burden of Perspective (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:

    The Burden of Perspective

    While Amy struggles with the case of a recovering alcoholic trying to regain custody of her child, both she and Maxine face trouble with the men in their lives.

  • Judging Amy - Unnecessary Roughness (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    Unnecessary Roughness

    Maxine is forced to take anger-management classes after accosting a boy who vandalized her house; Lauren is not accepted at an after-school program for gifted students.

  • Judging Amy - Convictions (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:


    A high-profile attorney bullies Amy in her own courtroom; Maxine tries to repair a friendship with a neighbor who just lost her husband.

  • Judging Amy - Instincts (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:


    Tensions invade Amy's courtroom when she must decide the fate of a 14-year-old boy found guilty of killing a classmate.

  • Judging Amy - You're Not the Boss of Me (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:

    You're Not the Boss of Me

    Donna uncovers key evidence which exonerates Amy, but after Bruce gets transferred back to her courtroom he becomes resentful; Maxine takes on a child abuse case.

  • Judging Amy - Zero Tolerance (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:

    Zero Tolerance

    The Gray family copes with the aftermath of a deadly explosion involving Vincent; Amy is still under investigation because of her relationship with Bruce.

  • Judging Amy - Blast From the Past (Season 1 Episode 23)
    Season 1 Episode 23:

    Blast From the Past

    An angry man threatens to blow up the courthouse when Amy grants custody of his two children to their mother.

  • Judging Amy - Not With a Whimper (Season 1 Episode 22)
    Season 1 Episode 22:

    Not With a Whimper

    Amy and Michael have a romantic fling just as their divorce is finalized; Peter and Gillian are surprised when their adoptive child is born; Maxine experiences memory loss.

  • Judging Amy - Gray vs. Gray (Season 1 Episode 21)
    Season 1 Episode 21:

    Gray vs. Gray

    A suit involving a child accused of murder threatens to divide the family when Amy and Maxine end up working on opposite sides of the case.

  • Judging Amy - The God Thing (Season 1 Episode 20)
    Season 1 Episode 20:

    The God Thing

    Amy questions her own spirituality when her friend, a cancer survivor, expresses a newfound appreciation of her religion.

  • Judging Amy - The Out-of-Towners (Season 1 Episode 19)
    Season 1 Episode 19:

    The Out-of-Towners

    Amy must go out of town to rule on a case involving a boy with attention deficit disorder; Maxine meets an eccentric man.

  • Judging Amy - Human Touch (Season 1 Episode 18)
    Season 1 Episode 18:

    Human Touch

    Amy must decide if a man with obsessive-compulsive disorder is fit to be a parent; a Croatian couple fight for custody of their son; Maxine discovers Susie has been embezzling.

  • Judging Amy - Drawing the Line (Season 1 Episode 17)
    Season 1 Episode 17:

    Drawing the Line

    Amy must decide if a mentally challenged mother can care for her baby; Amy feels she is losing control of her own daughter.

  • Judging Amy - The Wee Hours (Season 1 Episode 16)
    Season 1 Episode 16:

    The Wee Hours

    During a bout with insomnia, Amy considers romance with a co-worker; Amy must decide on a 14-year-old girl's athletic future; Maxine takes on a child-abuse case; writer's block works to Vincent's advantage.

  • Judging Amy - Culture Clash (Season 1 Episode 15)
    Season 1 Episode 15:

    Culture Clash

    A Yemenite girl is repeatedly stabbed after being accused of having premarital sex; a woman believes her estranged husband kidnapped their children; Vincent's book is published; Evie moves in with Maxine.

  • Judging Amy - Shaken Not Stirred (Season 1 Episode 14)
    Season 1 Episode 14:

    Shaken Not Stirred

    An 8-year-old is accused of shaking his baby sister to death; Amy flirts with a man (Gregory Harrison) at Lauren's school.

  • Judging Amy - Zero to Sixty (Season 1 Episode 13)
    Season 1 Episode 13:

    Zero to Sixty

    Michael demands increased custody of Lauren; the family wants to throw a party for Maxine's birthday.

  • Judging Amy - Spoil the Child (Season 1 Episode 12)
    Season 1 Episode 12:

    Spoil the Child

    A man beats his son with a belt as discipline; Amy is offered a job in the Hartford Criminal Justice System; Maxine fights frustration over her case load; Gillian and Peter embark on their quest to adopt.

  • Judging Amy - Presumed Innocent (Season 1 Episode 11)
    Season 1 Episode 11:

    Presumed Innocent

    A woman is suspected of causing her daughter's mysterious, life-threatening illness; Maxine takes on a case of a homeless child genius with no regard for authority; Vincent conducts interviews for a new roommate.

  • Judging Amy - Crowded House (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    Crowded House

    Gillian decides to move in with Maxine to spend some time away from Peter; Vincent moves in with Maxine to concentrate on his writing; Amy oversees a case involving a girl with multiple personalities; Maxine reaches out to a young mother.

  • Judging Amy - The Persistence of Tectonics (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    The Persistence of Tectonics

    Amy invites her soon-to-be ex-husband to Thanksgiving dinner, then must leave; Maxine offers financial assistance to Gillian and Peter; Vincent meets a fellow writer.

  • Judging Amy - Near Death Experience (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    Near Death Experience

    Vincent is shot while trying to stop a robbery, an incident which seems to be clouding Amy's judgment in a manslaughter case.

  • Judging Amy - An Impartial Bias (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    An Impartial Bias

    Maxine becomes embroiled in a custody case involving a deaf boy who is withdrawing from others; Amy must rule on an interracial adoption case; guest Marlee Matlin.

  • Judging Amy - Witch Hunt (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    Witch Hunt

    A man sues his wife as unfit after she joins a coven of witches; parents hold their child captive; a Halloween tale spooks Lauren.

  • Judging Amy - Last Tango in Hartford (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    Last Tango in Hartford

    Amy's plans to date a doctor stall when she receives a death threat; Maxine finds romance; Vincent meets Chris' adult daughter; a girl asks to be released from her depressed mother's care.

  • Judging Amy - Victim Soul (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    Victim Soul

    Amy must decide if a comatose child regarded as a healer is being abused; Vincent starts a relationship with an older woman.

  • Judging Amy - Trial by Jury (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    Trial by Jury

    The parents of a girl who was murdered by her boyfriend sue his parents in Amy's first jury case; Maxine buys a new car.

  • Judging Amy - Short Calendar (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    Short Calendar

    Amy must rule on several cases in one day; a doctor wishes to terminate medication to a brain-dead child.

  • Judging Amy - Pilot (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:


    A recently separated attorney moves in with her opinionated mother and starts a new career as a juvenile court judge.

  • Judging Amy - La Hija Ante Todo (Episode 112)
    Episode 112:

    La Hija Ante Todo

    La abogada de Amy sugiere llevar al estrado a Lauren durante el juicio de custodia con Michael; Kyle intenta convencer a la madre de un niño enfermo para que firme un documento de 'No Resucitación'.

  • Judging Amy - Shock y Asombro (Episode 110)
    Episode 110:

    Shock y Asombro

    Un defensor público frustrado usa un arma en la corte de Amy; Kyle está atrapado entre Heather y Lily, y le confiesa sus sentimientos a una de ellas.

  • Judging Amy - Juzgando a Eric (Episode 109)
    Episode 109:

    Juzgando a Eric

    La juez (Rosie O'Donnell) de una corte juvenil preside el caso de un niño adoptado que mató al hombre que acechaba a Amy.

  • Judging Amy - Zero to Sixty (Episode 83)
    Episode 83:

    Zero to Sixty

    Michael demanda un aumento en la custodia de Lauren; la familia quiere organizar una fiesta por el cumpleaños de Maxine.

  • Judging Amy - Spoil the Child (Episode 82)
    Episode 82:

    Spoil the Child

    Un hombre golpea a su hijo con un cinturón como disciplina; Amy recibe una oferta de trabajo en el Sistema de Justicia Criminal de Hartford; Maxine enfrenta la frustración por la cantidad de trabajo; Gillian y Peter intentan adoptar a un niño.

  • Judging Amy - Presumed Innocent (Episode 81)
    Episode 81:

    Presumed Innocent

    Una mujer es sospechosa de causar la enfermedad misteriosa que le podría costar la vida a su hija; Maxine se hace cargo del caso de un niño genio desamparado que no respeta a la autoridad; Vincent entrevista para un nuevo compañero de cuarto.

  • Judging Amy - Crowded House (Episode 80)
    Episode 80:

    Crowded House

    Gillian decide mudarse con Maxine para pasar más tiempo alejado de Peter; Vincent se muda con Maxine para concentrarse en la escritura; Amy atiende un caso en el que está involucrada una niña con personalidades múltiples; Maxine se acerca a una mamá.

  • Judging Amy - The Persistence of Tectonics (Episode 79)
    Episode 79:

    The Persistence of Tectonics

    Amy invita a su futuro ex-marido a la comida del Día de Acción de Gracias, y luego tiene que irse; Maxine le ofrece asistencia financiera a Gillian y Peter; Vincent conoce a un compañero escritor.

  • Judging Amy - Near Death Experience (Episode 78)
    Episode 78:

    Near Death Experience

    Vincent recibe un balazo mientras intenta evitar un robo, un incidente que parece opacar un juicio de Amy acerca de un caso de homicidio involuntario.

  • Judging Amy - An Impartial Bias (Episode 77)
    Episode 77:

    An Impartial Bias

    Maxine se involucra en el caso de la custodia de un niño sordo que le es retirado a otras personas; Amy debe decidir sobre un caso de adopción interracial; invitada Marlee Matlin.

  • Judging Amy - Witch Hunt (Episode 76)
    Episode 76:

    Witch Hunt

    Un esposo demanda a su esposa incompetente después de unirse a una asamblea de brujas; padres secuestran a su hijo; Noche de Brujas espanta a Lauren.

  • Judging Amy - Last Tango in Hartford (Episode 75)
    Episode 75:

    Last Tango in Hartford

    Los planes de Amy para salir con un médico se ven afectados cuando recibe una amenaza de muerte; Maxine tiene un romance; Vincent conoce a la hija adulta de Chris; una niña pide ser liberada del cuidado de su madre deprimida.

  • Judging Amy - Victim Soul (Episode 74)
    Episode 74:

    Victim Soul

    Amy debe decidir si un niño comatoso que es considerado un sanador es víctima de abusos; Vincent inicia una relación con una mujer mayor.

  • Judging Amy - Trial by Jury (Episode 73)
    Episode 73:

    Trial by Jury

    Los padres de una niña que fue asesinada por su novio demandan a sus padres en el primer caso de Amy; Maxine compra un carro nuevo.

  • Judging Amy - Short Calendar (Episode 72)
    Episode 72:

    Short Calendar

    Amy debe pronunciarse sobre varios casos en un día; un médico desea eliminar la medicación de un niño con muerte cerebral.

  • Judging Amy - Pilot (Episode 71)
    Episode 71:


    Una abogada recientemente separada se muda con su madre obstinada e inicia una nueva carrera como jueza de una corte juvenil.

  • Judging Amy - Marry, Marry Quite Contrary (Episode 67)
    Episode 67:

    Marry, Marry Quite Contrary

    Amy debe decidir si una adolescente se debe casar con su novio de 26 años o debe permanecer bajo custodia de su madre adicta.

  • Judging Amy - Requiem (Episode 64)
    Episode 64:


    Con el apoyo de su familia, Maxine planea un servicio en memoria de Jared (quien fue representado por Richard Crenna).

  • Judging Amy - El Comodín (Episode 59)
    Episode 59:

    El Comodín

    Maxine desafía las órdenes de un juez y remueve una niña de su padres; una mujer anuncia que su ex marido no es el padre de su hijo.