12 ANGRY MEN NEGOTATION ANALYSIS
and criminals are bred, he assumed that the he was guilty by just living there.
On contrary and as
so many of the others, he believe the woman testimony. The question is bought up here is why
did he believe what the woman said but not the young man. The first thing that Juror No. 4
brought up was the murder weapon. He pointed out that it was illegal to sell and purchase
switchblades. He believed that since the suspect brought an illegal weapon prior to the murder
and after arguing with his father, he must have committed the murder. Also believed that since no
one saw the young man go in or out of the movies at the time of the murder, and that the young
man, when addressed during the interrogation at the murder scene, couldn't recollect neither the
movies' names nor the on-screen characters that played in them. Another that keyed in on was
that young man couldn’t find the switchblade. He pointed out that this item was very unique and
not many of them were made.