How Did The Tom Robinson Trial In To Kill A Mockingbird

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I, member of the jury, am choosing to vote Tom Robinson not guilty on the account of rapeing Mayella Ewell. All evidence that arose during the trial proves his innocence in the case. Nevertheless, I have to make a decision based on my moral values, not the societal norms of Maycomb County. During the trial, the witness testimonies were continually contradicted. Tom Robinson couldn’t have injured Mayella due to his left hand disability. Therefore we can assume someone else caused the injuries. Someone that is left hand dominate, someone named Bob Ewell. We saw Mr. Ewell write his name with his left hand, only to prove he was the one to beat Mayella. Yet in this court there would be no justice for a colored man against a white man. This was
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