Juror Eight Argumentative Essay

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“The boy is five feet eight inches tall. His father was six feet two inches tall. That’s a difference of six inches. It’s a very awkward thing to stab down into the chest of someone who’s half a foot taller than you are.”-(Juror two, 54) There were twelve Jurors, but one of them, Juror eight changed everybody’s opinion about the murder.

There were many arguments presented by Juror eight that convinced the other Jurors that proved that the teenager who was accused of murdering his father was not guilty. Juror number eight verified that the old man who swore he had saw the murder in only 15 seconds did not. The Jurors recreated the old man seeing the murder and timed it. 39 seconds. The old man swore that it had only been 15 seconds.

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