A Time to Kill - Chapter 14 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 14 Summary

Harry Rex Vonner, a fat slob of an attorney but a friend to Jake, reports that Judge Noose wants Jake in court at 10:30 to discuss the Hailey case. He goes on to tell Jake how the grand jury voted on the Hailey indictment, something no one could legitimately know. However, Vonner, always the first one to know everything, is notorious for having snitches and other means of getting information. After telling Jake about the twelve to six vote, he affirms his faith that Jake will get an acquittal, even if only by hanging the jury. He even asserts that the two of them will "buy the jury." Jake responds, "I didn't hear that."

Jake enters the judge's chambers and engages in planning for the Hailey case. The arraignment will be the next morning. Jake asks for sixty days to prepare for the trial, and Buckley is incredulous...

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