While most of the jurors thought that this trial was an open-and-shut
FOUR: If there was anything in the kid's favor I'd vote not guilty.
TWO. I don't see what it is.
FOUR. Neither do I. They're clutching at straws.
TWO. As guilty as they get--that's the kid, I suppose.
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TWO. You do hear stories about innocent men who have gone to jail--or death, sometimes--then years later things turn up.
FOUR. And then on the other hand some killers get turned loose and they go and do it again. They squeeze out on some technicality and kill again.
Reginald Rose, Twelve Angry Men, stage adaptation by Sherman L. Sergel, Dramatic Publishing Company, 1983, pp.29-30.
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