Murder in "A Time to Kill" Analytical Essay by ResearchRiter

Murder in "A Time to Kill"
An ethical analysis of the movie "A Time to Kill".
# 125878 | 1,250 words | 11 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Law (Criminal) , Film (Analysis, Criticism, Etc.) , Ethics (General)

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The paper uses the movie "A Time to Kill" as a basis to discuss the legal and ethical dilemmas of murder and defending someone guilty of murder.

From the Paper:

""A Time to Kill" was a film that was based on a novel by John Grisham, constructed as a morality play in which the father of a ... year-old black girl who was raped by two rednecks kills the rapists and is ultimately declared innocent at his trial. Ebert Carl/Lee Hailey is the avenging father of the brutally assaulted girl and he is represented by a white liberal lawyer, Jake Brigance. Assisting Brigance in defending Hailey for the murder of..."

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