The Guilty Of The 8th Juror In 12 Angry Men

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In the play 12 Angry Men the 8th juror has a positive impact by standing up for what he believes in. The eighth juror voted not guilty because he couldn't sentence a boy to death without deliberating long and hard. As The eighth juror said on pg. 13 “ It's not easy for me to raise my hand and send a boy off to die within talking about it first.” The boy he refers to is 16 years old and the eighth juror couldn't let a boy who is technically a minor die, he feels that it is his civic duty to talk about it. The eighth juror creates reasonable doubt. In the words of the fourth juror “I now have reasonable doubt” page 71. This a big success for the not guilty side because the fourth juror was second in command for the guilty side, this shows that

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