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12 Angry MenAssignmentIdentities of the characters in the film:Juror #Character Description1Foreman(High School Coach)short sleeves, diagonal tie2Timid Fellowlittle balding guy w/glasses, pipe3Resentful Father(messenger service)rectangular tie pattern, neat hair4Stockbroker(wears glasses)light gray suit5Slum Guydark gray suit6Motive Guy(working man)short sleeves, no tie7Sports Fan(salesman)hat, striped jacket8Reasonable Fellow(architect)very light suit, black tie9Old Gentlemanvery thin, white hair10Bigot(has summer cold)diamond patterned tie, messy hair11Watchmaker(from Europe)black suspenders12Ad Man(doodler)black suit, black glasses1. Discuss the positives and negatives of the jury system as portrayed in 12 Angry Men.Give 2-3 specific examples per side. Positives of Jury SystemNegatives of Jury SystemIt’s good to have a difference of opinion in a debate so that it can open a type of argument in order to discuss all sides of the caseThere are some clear-minded individuals who can keep the discussion going in order to give the case the analysis that it deservesWhile I was apprehensive that all thejurors were white men, I appreciate that they all come from diverse backgrounds and sparked good debates amongst themselves based on it (good moral and factual based discussion/debate)In that day and age, there wasn’t much variety (as it appears); all of the jurors are white males. Though depending on the case, this could beconsidered good or bad. In my opinion, a lack of diversity is not good.Some cases don’t have a sort of “thrill” aspect to them; these cases are at risk of the jurors not paying attention to it as much as may be needed to give an accurate verdict. In any situation, a person may not be paying attention anyway. However, in this case, with it being amurder, the jurors were more inclined to pay attention.
Seeing as the accused is a younger boy, I wouldn’t say that those in the jury are truly his “peers”.

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