Sweet Justice

Sweet Justice is an American legal drama television series created by John Romano and starring Cicely Tyson and Melissa Gilbert. The hour-long series ran from September 15, 1994 to April 22, 1995 on NBC. The series was produced by Trotwood Productions in association with Columbia Pictures Television.


Attorney Kate Delacroy (Melissa Gilbert) returns to New Orleans from Wall Street for her sister's engagement party and decides to stay. Instead of joining the prestigious law firm headed by her arch conservative father, James-Lee (Ronny Cox), she joins forces with old civil rights warrior Carrie Grace Battle (Cicely Tyson) in Battle-Ross & Associates, the better to take on cases of women's rights, minority rights, and everyone else's rights.