R | | Crime, Drama
A young man fresh out of law school tries to win a reprieve for his racist grandfather who is on death row.
In a 2006 BBC TV Culture Show interview, John Grisham stated that this was the adaptation of his work he liked least
E. Garner Goodman:
How much do you know about the death penalty?
Adam Hall: I've read everything there is.
E. Garner Goodman: Then you know nothing.
Sam Cahall states that the new law allowing him to opt for lethal injection applied only to inmates convicted after 1984. Actually it was just the opposite: Those convicted after 1984 could only have lethal injection. Before 1984 convicts could choose between lethal injection and the gas chamber.
$5,612,095 13 October 1996