The Last Juror - Part 1, Chapter 14 Summary & Analysis

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Part 1, Chapter 14 Summary

Jury selection for murder trial began. Willie and many of the townspeople have crowded into the courtroom to watch. Willie and Baggy had front row seats. The potential jurors were led into the courtroom. Willie noticed Callie looking around for him but there were too many people between them. The District Attorney, in his statement, reminded the courtroom that jury tampering is a crime. At the lunch break, Willie joined Baggy and his lawyer cohorts upstairs in the Bar Room for lunch. The prevailing opinion was that the defense would not challenge Callie's appointment to the jury, because it was assumed that blacks were more sympathetic to accused criminals. This opinion was correct, and Callie was chosen as the last juror. Later, Harry Rex said she was chosen because of Willies articles about her.

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