12 angry men-ENGWR 302

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Lorta 1 Ruben Lorta ENGWR 302 Dr. McKenzie Twelve Angry Men The main theme in the film twelve angry men supports justice in that a person is and remains innocent until proven guilty. Originally, as the twelve jurors reviewed the case based on the trial and facts presented, eleven of the men preceded to immediately rule the defendant guilty. The one man who stood against all the other jurors was correct in questioning the facts and their credibility. In any situation in life, it is not reasonable to believe all things that one sees or hears, and the credibility of facts should be questioned in any more serious situation not experienced in day to day life, especially when a person’s life is on the line. This movie also addressed another important issue with the public jury system. Many of the jurors in the film were quick to see the decision that they were to make as a hasty action that most of the men just wanted to get out of their way and on with their day, overlooking the importance of their responsibility, and taking seriously the gravity of the situation. This goes to
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This note was uploaded on 07/22/2011 for the course ENGWR 302 taught by Professor Mackenzie during the Summer '09 term at Los Rios Colleges.

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