In order to provide a valid argument, Davis needed to show the jury the grounds under which he believed the evidence presented was not credible enough to send him to the chair. His first support was the “rare” switch blade knife the boy used to stab his father. Davis was able to find the same exact knife at a pawn shop in the boy’s neighborhood for only $6. His second support was the train that passed during the time of the murder. The train is very loud and the jury determined that it would be very difficult for the old man who lived downstairs to hear the boy yell “I am going to kill you.” His third
Davis the name of number 8 juror tried to convince the members of the jury and he succeed to change their minds. Davis was smart and logically man, he started doubt the evidence by the switch knife. The jurors believed the knife belongs to the eighteen years old guy and he stabbed it in his father chest, Davis made his argument by said might the murder used another knife looked like the guy’s knife and he showed the jurors a knife looked like the knife was used to kill the man. After this argument the one of jurors #9 changed his vote to not guilty. After that #5 juror who had a problem to express his opinion, he changed his mind and vote for not guilty.
The Shawshank Redemption opens with Andy Dufresne being interrogated and sentenced for the murder of his wife and her lover. During the interrogation Mr. Dufresne flashes back to the night of the alleged murders. The flashbacks show Mr. Dufresne reaching into his glove compartment and pulling out a gun and bullets while sitting outside of his wife’s lover’s home. The interrogating attorney accuses Mr. Dufresne of shooting his wife and her lover, but the flash backs do not show him using his gun. During the interrogation Mr. Dufresne states that on his way home to ‘sleep it off’, he threw his gun into the Royal River; the attorney states that after searching the river for three days the gun was never recovered.
They next crime scene they find a rich attorney murdered by bloodletting or draining of his blood. They also find fingerprints at that scene that leads them to an apartment where they find a man who they believe to be is dead. They find out that the man has been kept alive and immobile for one year by the killer. The man was a former drug dealer and child molester. After learning of latest victim being in captivity for a year Mills and Somerset set off to the library to do some research.
Jefferson did not run so when the police came he was accused of murder and sentenced to die in the electric chair. As the story is told we see the impact of what people say to us and how it can affect the way the think of ourselves. During the trial, Jefferson’s lawyer refers to him as a
Twelve Angry Men is a film that chronicles the deliberation process of a jury in the decision of a murder case. The jury, while comprised of twelve men, depicts men from all walks of life—from a seemingly affluent architect to a man who has lived in slums all his life. As such, the issue of diversity seems to be the driving source behind the conflict of the film. In the beginning of the film, Mr. Davis (Henry Fonda, Juror #8) finds himself the sole juror who believes the accused is possibly wrongly accused of the crime. All other eleven men are certain that the boy is guilty.
Shawshank Redemption won an Academy award for best picture and best actor which was given to Morgan Freeman. Andy Dufrense seemingly the cold killer of his cheating wife and her lover, sits in court getting question by the court prosecutor answering them emotionless and nonchalant. The judge sentence Andy to two life terms in Shawshank Prison. When Andy reaches Shawshank he immediately catches the attention of the prison veteran “Red”. One day while in the prison yard Andy approaches Red for a small rock hammer, Red is the “Sears” of the prison, not only did Red gain a customer that day but he also gained a friend for life.
The movie “Twelve Angry Men” is about twelve male jurors, brought together in a deliberation room to decide whether a boy is guilty of killing his father. The deliberation starts with an 11-1 vote for guilty. As the movie progresses, the one man who had a reasonable doubt about the guilt or innocent of the young boy, convinces the other members of the jury to question the facts presented. This paper examines the application of leadership concepts in the characters of each juror. Throughout the movie several leaders evolved, the main one being Juror #8, the man who stood alone from the get go with a not-guilty verdict.
He began criticizing you and everything you were doing, looking at you even biting your nails as weakness but around half of guys in their teens still bite their nails, hell I still bite my nails at age 19. He was trying to find flaws in any, and everything you do. His intentions were to break you down, make you feel like you aren’t capable of taking care of yourself or living like you are but then make you feel his love so you would go to him for support. It was his sacrifice to try to keep you safe. He would risk your feelings of friendship towards him to try and save your life.