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A Time to Kill Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 28 Summary

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Chapter 28 Summary

Gwen Hailey calls Jake early Tuesday morning to say that she needs money badly. She has missed two house payments and the utilities might be shut off. She affirms that she has received nothing from the church council. Jake asks her to be in his office at 2:00 p.m. with the children. Then he calls Reverend Agee and asks him to come at 2:00 to discuss his testimony in Carl Lee's trial.

In the conference room, Jake brings the family face-to-face with the pastor, who insists the money is for Carl Lee's trial, since that is the best way to use it. Pressed by Jake, Agee admits that the NAACP has advised him to hang onto the money until after Jake loses the case, at which time he will hire the "death squad" to represent Carl Lee on appeal and apply the money for that purpose. Gwen tells...

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