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Dershowitz’s Principles in Twelve Angry Men
“Jurors, like most people, are not good at thinking statistically or probabilistically. They are much more comfortable thinking literarily, teleologically, religiously, narratively” (Dershowitz 104). Alan Dershowitz opposes juries that view life as a narrative. But what if the jury is part of a narrative? Twelve Angry Men, a play by Reginald Rose, is very confusing in that the characters frequently use the ideas expressed in Dershowitz’s essay,...
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