The Runaway Jury - Chapter 3 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 3 Summary

It is the first day of jury selection and the lawyers, press, potential jurors and other interested parties all show up at the Biloxi courthouse. They are shown into the courtroom and take their prospective places. The court is called to order and Judge Fred Harkin takes his place, determined to run this trial according to a plan that was set up long before this trial began. He begins proceedings, excusing those with a good reason from jury duty. A blind man is pardoned from duty, only to be permitted to stay after challenging the dismissal. The court breaks for lunch and Nicholas Easter heads down to Burger King to buy some food. While there, he runs into the woman who initially recorded their encounter in Chapter 1, and has a conversation with her. Unaware that he is being recorded, he answers questions about his attitude toward smoking...

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