Judge Garrett Analysis

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“Judge Garrett: In this courtroom, Mr.Miller, justice is blind to matters of race, creed, color, religion, and sexual orientation.
Joe Miller: With all due respect, your honor, we don 't live in this courtroom, do we” (Demme & Nyswanger, 1993)?

Judge Garrett orates a maxim that is espoused to be the umbrella of our American culture. Yet attorney Joe Miller portrayed by Denzel Washington, in the 1993 movie Philadelphia ripostes, that reality is not mirrored by the tenets of law and justice. In this movie, the language of the events and trial of future law firm partner, Andrew Beckett, channeled by the Academy Award winning performance of Tom Hanks, is replete with the overarching dialogue of non-verbal communication.
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In the movie, he bristles with disgust and revulsion and unapologetically draws away from Andrew Beckett as he reveals that he has Aids and that he is gay. Moreover, he sheepishly dismisses Andrew’s request for representation against his former employer. Beckett contends that one of the partners saw a lesion on his forehead and deduced that it was AIDS, because he had seen a similar lesion on an employee when he was at another …show more content…
This is the first reference in the United States. Marx discovered a causative agent and diseased was now addressed as Human T-lymphotropic Virus III (HTLV-III) then Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) but culture adopted so many other names and responses such as the “gay plague or “gay cancer” (Demme & Nyswanger, 1993). The law firm where Beckett was previously employed enjoyed a “good ole boy” mentally would often display their contempt for the homosexual way and they were often overt and without

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