The Runaway Jury - Chapter 23 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 23 Summary

Before the jury enters the court on Monday morning, Judge Harkin has a private meeting with Easter, supposedly to make sure everything is okay after the fire, but also casually asks some questions about the jury. Easter replies that everything is fine, and Harkin leaves it at that.

The jury enters the courtroom and Rohr calls his next witness, Leon Robilio, a former member of the Tobacco Focus Council and a reformed smoker who had quit after nearly 40 years. Because of smoking, he suffered throat cancer that took his voice box, so he talks by holding a small device to a hole in his throat, producing a pitchless robot-like voice. Robilio testifies that while he was on the Tobacco Focus Council, a lobbying council funded by the tobacco industry that advised them on attempts to regulate the industry, he, too, had seen the memo that Krigler had...

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