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"Runaway Jury" - A Film Analysis
A look at legal procedure as represented in the film "Runaway Jury."
# 139312 | 1,250 words | 5 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Law (Civil)

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This paper compares the legal procedure in a trial as presented in the movie "Runaway Jury" against the real legal procedure practiced in civil courts across the State of Texas. These include discrepancies in the selection process, opening statements, and closing statements. A brief synopsis of the movie is offered and local court rules from different Texas State Courts are cited.

From the Paper:

" 'Runaway Jury' follows a man and his girlfriend as they seemingly attempt to "sell" the result of a high profile trial to the highest bidder from inside the jury room. The main character wrangles his way into the jury pool of a gun trial in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Plaintiff is the widow of a stock broker who had been gunned down in an office rampage. The Defendant is the large gun company who manufactured the gun used in the shooting. Once the main character is selected to sit on the jury for the trial, his..."

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