JTBC drama series 'Law School' has reached its highest rating so far of 7.8% on its 10th episode, aired on May 19. On this day, the "best 1-minute" was during the scene of Actor Kim Myung Min's final court statement.
'Law School' stars veteran actor Kim Myung Min (also starred in 'Beethoven Virus'), Kim Bum (also starred in 'Boys Over Flowers' as So Yi-Jeong), Ryu Hye Young (also starred in 'Reply 1988' as Duk Sun's older sister), and Lee Jung Eun (also starred in the Oscar-winning film, 'Parasite').
'Law School' covers the premise of a grim incident occurring in a prestigious law school, and as a result, the law students are forced to rethink the justice system as they try to discover the truth.
Kim Myung Min plays the role of Yang Jong Hoon, a law professor at the Law School of Hankook University, who is accused of murdering a fellow professor. During the scene of his hearing, Yang Jong Hoon firmly delivers his words and says, "I, as a criminal law professor, do not teach my students that the law is just. What makes the law just is solely reliant on its ability to prove one's innocence, and the evidence-based court proceedings are merely a factor to balancing out the scale what is considered 'fair '. That is what I am teaching my students". He then went on to say, "The prosecution side has failed to prove that there is a 'No Reason for a Doubt', and from that, you can conclude that as a sign for my innocence".
This scene, which actor Kim Myung Min performed with excellent precision, power, and charisma, captivated the viewers and ultimately led to the drama reaching 7.8% viewership ratings. Even Kim Myung Min's costar Lee Jung Eun expressed her admiration for his performance in this particular scene and stated, "The way that Kim Myung Min delivered his entire page of lines in one breath, I realized that he had just become the breathing and living character of Yang Jong Hoon".
'Law School' is also available for streaming on Netflix (United States).