Approved | | Crime, Drama
A jury holdout attempts to prevent a miscarriage of justice by forcing his colleagues to reconsider the evidence.
Speaking at a screening of the film during the 2010 Fordham University Law School Film festival, Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor stated that, seeing the film whilst she was in college influenced her decision to pursue a career in law. She was particularly ... ...
Man in corridor:
You did a wonderful job, wonderful job!
Judge: To continue, you've listened to a long and complex case, murder in the first degree. Premeditated murder is the most serious charge tried in our criminal courts. You've listened to the testimony, you've had ...
Juror #8 (Henry Fonda) bought a knife and shows it to the jury in order to refute the idea that the boy's knife is one of a kind. As pointed out in the discussion revolving around the knife, it is illegal to buy/sell/own a switchblade knife. After the jurors have left the room at the end, the camera pans across the jury room table and the knife #8 purchased is still laying on the table. Whomever cleans that jury room and finds that knife will certainly report it to the bailiff or an officer, thus leaving #8 open to possible arrest for possessing the knife should they investigate and learn where the knife came from.
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