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Justice in "Twelve Angry Men"

Summary: A brief discussion of how different qualities of justice are exemplified by certain characters in "Twelve Angry Men" by Reginald Rose.
Webster's New World Dictionary defines `Justice' as, "reward or penalty as deserved; the use of authority to uphold what is just." The jurors that are portrayed in Reginald Rose's play, Twelve Angry Men, play an integral part in the United States' take on justice. It is their job, based on the evidence and testimony brought forth by the prosecution and defense lawyers, to decide upon the guilt of the accused. Any citizen in the US can be called for Jury Duty. That's where the expression "Trial by Peers" comes from. This means that the people that your fate is dependent on are people that have not been educated for the job at all. In fact, it is preferable in most jury selections that you do not even know anything about the case being tried, so as to minimize any prejudices that may result. One learns...

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