Shirley Schmidt defends Missy Tiggs who, after being dumped by her husband, stole a man's semen and artificially impregnated herself. Shirley finds herself going up against Alan Shore when he's hired to represent the man whose seed was heisted.
Meanwhile, Jerry Espenson defends ex-girlfriend Leigh a fellow Asperger's syndrome sufferer and objectophile when she loses her teaching position for hugging a student.
original airdate--January 22,2008 rating--8.3 million
music--Theme Song--"Babylon" by David Gray
Goof: Shirley and Katie constantly refer to the case 'Roe v Wade', saying 'v' as it is written. Real lawyers always substitute 'v' for 'and' when orally referring to a case, and would be chided if they did not.
Trivia: The title refers to the Supreme Court decision in Roe vs. Wade to allow women the right to make a choice in their pregnancy.