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The Runaway Jury - Chapter 40 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 40 Summary

After a forced stretch of concentration, Easter finally calls upon the jurors to summarize what they have read in their reports. He gives a quick summary of his own, but is cut off by Rikki Coleman's suggestion that they vote on who thinks cigarette smoke is harmful. Twelve hands shoot up. The vote is also unanimous that nicotine is addictive. The topic then turns to the subject of kids and advertising, as Loreen Duke summarizes the report by Dr. Myra Sprawling-Goode, and they are reminded of the poll they took on the day of her testimony. They continue to plow through the reports as Lou Dell and Willis guard the door.

Lonnie Shaver pushes for everyone to vote, and Easter lets him have his way. Lonnie puts in his vote for the defense. Gladys Card is questioning the amount that they have to award Mrs. Wood, while...

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