Prejudice And Stereotyping In The Justice System

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Both texts emphasise that the justice system can be vulnerable to misuse, particularly when prejudice and stereotypes are a factor. Prejudice and Stereotyping in the play is represented by 3rd Juror and 10th Juror. 3rd Juror prejudice follows form his troubled relationship with his son. He views the defendant through his mind about young men. 10th Juror represents those who are prejudiced against people from differing cultural and socio-economic backgrounds. This prejudice reaches its peak during his fear against these people. To him, this trial is a chance to get rid of one of them by finding the accused ‘guilty’, even at the expense of a fair trail. Like the other defendant, the 5th Juror and other Juror are recognized for they childhood
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