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"12 angry men". A Chechen boy accused of murdering his stepfather was facing the death penalty, and the film shows us the progress of the jury of twelve angry men

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I believe that the movie shows how bias distorts fact and makes wrong decision. In particular, I was able to come up with how stakeholders might misuse their power and influence on a given matter. A Chechen boy accused of murdering his stepfather was facing the death penalty, and the film shows us the progress of the jury of twelve ?angry men? decided the fate of him. Under the condition that the drama does not clearly tell whether the teenager is actually guilty or not, the core argument is about judgment of whether this boy is guilty or not which could punish him to death. ...read more.

Middle

To be honest with myself, I might judge that this boy was guilty like a majority of jurors based on the given evidence and the testimonies. With following reason, however, I changed my position to ?he is not guilty? in the argument. I believe that the jurors should have taken this case into consideration of ?possibility?, not ?conviction? especially when it comes to an important matter which a valuable life of the teenager hinges on. That is, they started this discussion from a point of view of ?he could kill his father?, but they did not. ...read more.

Conclusion

I believe that she hardly saw the clear picture. Also, there was another severe error. It is a downward thrust of the deadly weapon made the father to die, but I cannot easily draw the picture that the little boy made a downward stabbing motion as he is shorter than his stepfather is. It has given me an opportunity to think again about political lens. Jury system was introduced to keep the power of law in check, however, I believe that the movie shows how jurors leveraged their power and influence. In my book, considering the false testimonies and evidence, I would insist that he is not guilty. Page of ...read more.

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