The Book of Jubilees Abram seeks to run Terah from idolatry,
The synopsis below may give away important plot points. Synopsis In a New York City courthouse, an eighteen-year-old boy from a slum is on trial for allegedly stabbing his father to death.
Final closing arguments having been presented, a visibly bored judge instructs the jury to decide whether the boy is guilty of murder. If there is any reasonable doubt of his guilt they are to return a verdict of not guilty. The judge further informs them that a guilty verdict will be accompanied by a mandatory death sentence.
The jury retires to a private room, where the jurors spend a short while getting acquainted before they begin deliberating. It is immediately apparent that the jurors have already decided that the boy is guilty, and that they plan to return their verdict without taking time for discussion with the sole exception of Juror 8who is the only "not guilty" vote in a preliminary tally.
He explains that there is too much at stake for him to go along with the verdict without at least talking about it first.
His vote annoys the other jurors, especially Juror 7 Jack Wardenwho has tickets to a baseball game that evening; and Juror 10 Ed Begley Sr.
While several of the jurors harbor personal prejudices, Juror 8 maintains that the evidence presented in the case is circumstantial, and that the boy deserves a fair deliberation.
He calls into question the accuracy and reliability of the only two witnesses to the murder, the "rarity" of the murder weapon a common switchblade, of which he has an identical copyand the overall questionable circumstances. Having argued several points and gotten no favorable response from the others, Juror 8 reluctantly agrees that he has only succeeded in hanging the jury.
Instead, he requests another vote, this time by secret ballot.
He proposes that he will abstain from voting, and if the other 11 jurors are still unanimous in a guilty vote, then he will acquiesce to their decision.
The secret ballot is held, and a new "not guilty" vote appears. This earns intense criticism from Juror 3 Lee J.
Cobbwho blatantly accuses Juror 5 Jack Klugman who had grown up in a slum of switching out of sympathy toward slum children. Juror 5 changes his vote to "not guilty".
Juror 11 then changes his vote. Jurors 5, 6 and 8 question whether this is true, as the witness in question had had a stroke, limiting his ability to walk. Upon the end of an experiment, the jury finds that the witness would not have made it to the door in enough time to actually see the killer running out.
Juror 8 concludes that, judging from what he claims to have heard earlier, the witness must have merely assumed it was the defendant running. Juror 3, growing more irritated throughout the process, explodes in a rant: Jurors 2 John Fiedler and 6 Edward Binns also decide to vote "not guilty", tying the vote at Soon after, a rainstorm hits the city, threatening to cancel the baseball game for which Juror 7 has tickets.
Juror 8 explains that being under emotional stress can make you forget certain things, and tests how well Juror 4 can remember the events of previous days.
Juror 4 remembers, with some difficulty, the events of the previous five days, and Juror 8 points out that he had not been under emotional stress at that time, thus there was no reason to think the boy should be able to remember the particulars of the movie that he claimed to have seen.
The experiment proves the possibility, but Juror 5 then explains that he had grown up amidst knife fights in his neighborhood, and shows, through demonstrating the correct use of a switchblade, that no one so much shorter than his opponent would have held a switchblade in such a way as to stab downward, as the grip would have been too awkward and the act of changing hands too time-consuming.Twelve Angry Men succeeds on a number of levels.
First, it serves as an excellent lesson in civics. In particular, it illustrates the application of the Seventh Amendment, a component of the .
Dec 17, · The Year of Outrage Slate tracked what everyone was outraged about every day in Explore by clicking the tiles below, and then scroll . November 14 - November 20, All performances will take place at Kumble Theater for the Performing Arts Long Island University, 1 University Plaza, Brooklyn, NY The Center for Arts & Culture at Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation’s (Restoration) Billie Holiday Theatre in partnership with The New Press returns to the Kumble Theater with “12 Angry Men: True Stories of .
Anger or wrath is an intense expression of heartoftexashop.com involves a strong uncomfortable and hostile response to a perceived provocation, hurt or threat. Anger can occur when a person feels their personal boundaries are being or are about to be violated. Some have a learned tendency to react to anger through retaliation as a way of coping.
Twelve Angry Men is a courtroom drama written by Reginald Rose concerning the jury of a homicide trial.
It was broadcast initially as a television play in Rose wrote several stage adaptations of the story. In , 12 Angry Men was remade for television in Directed by William Friedkin.
The Book of Jubilees Abram seeks to run Terah from idolatry, Marries Sarai, 9. Haran and Nachor, Abram burns the idols: death of Haran, (cf. Gen.