Dear mona, how many americans serve as jurors in an actual trial in their lifetimes mona the national center for state courts (ncsc) estimates that in a given year, 32 million people get summoned for service — though only 8 million of them actually report for jury duty (there are lots of reasons for that. Hello the 8th juror is a thoughtful man who aims to see justice done he is the only dissenting voice during the first vote he argues that he would like to deliberate further before he makes his decision the 8th juror believes that all the jurors owe the boy an opportunity to have his voice heard before they send him to the. The old man (9) stands up and says only an ignorant person would believe that, and he asks 10 if thinks he was born with a monopoly on the truth 9 says some things should be pointed out 12 talks about his advertising campaign and shows his doodling to juror #11 (george voskovec) 1 asks 8 to tell them why he has a. Some of the jurors are hateful and bigoted, others are just bored, thoughtless, or intimidated, but almost all of them are willing to declare the young man guilty based on their own prejudices, fears, or indifference the facts of the case are examined only because one of the men, juror # 8 (henry fonda),. The defendant, a young man, is accused of killing his father and, after a preliminary vote, all but one of the jurors presume he is guilty juror #8 is the only one who feels differently because they must come to a unanimous decision, debates begin most of the men are upset and very vocal about the dissenting vote. But we have a reasonable doubt, and that's something that's very valuable in our system no jury can declare a man guilty unless it's sure juror #8 : [answering juror #4's remark about where the father's body was found] we're not, unless somebody else wants to but i'd like to find out if an old man who drags one foot.
Wrightsman note that we respond favorably to 12 angry men but not to reports of the mitchell-stans jury14 they write that [w]hat most distin- guishes fonda and [ the mitchell-stans juror] is the extent to which their methods of influence comport with our vision of an ideal deliberation' 5 juror #8 was just. But when there are challenges a team faces, it's impossible to be an effective manager juror #8, played by henry fonda, is the quiet leader not afraid of the status quo the three characteristics of a persuasional leader persuasional leaders like juror #8 – fonda's character - are influential leaders. In the first vote, juror 8 is the only one to vote not guilty he does this not because he really feels that the defendant is necessarily innocent, but for another reason altogether he votes not guilty because he feels that the group should discuss a case with such serious consequences before deciding this act shows his desire.
-as act 1 opens the jurors engage in small talk about the trial immediately juror 8 is depicted as an outsider he stands off to the side, absorbed in his own thoughts -the jurors have a vote in order to determine where they all stand juror 8 is the only juror who does not want to immediately convict the accused -juror 10's. Q2: does “one-trial or one-day” jury service mean i only have to serve for one day court hours are generally 8:30 am to 12:00 pm and 1:30 to 5:00 pm in the alternative, jurors summoned to the fresno location may report on a specific day of their summoned week, monday through thursday at 8:30 am this can.
Not just moral, but smart too let's be real: juror #8 is probably also the smartest guy in the jury room when juror #2 mentions that no one could prove the defendant didn't commit murder, #8 is quick to answer, nobody has to prove otherwise the burden of proof is on the prosecution the defendant doesn't have to open. Juror no 8: i think testimony that could put a boy into the electric chair should be that accurate juror #8: i just want to talk juror #7: what's there to talk about eleven of us think he's guilty no one had to think about it twice except you juror #5: boy oh boy, it's really hot, huh pardon me, but don't you ever sweat juror # 4:. 11 of the 12 men are unanimous in the decision that the boy is guilty, but one man feels that the evidence needs to be more carefully thought out before when he is directly asked by juror 8 how he can be so sure that the boy is guilty, and have no reasonable doubt, he is the only one that is able to clearly answer him.
1 what kind of case is it 2 why did i get summoned 3 how long will i have to serve 4 do i really have to be there by 8 am 5 how long will i be a total of eight (8) jurors are seated and one (1) alternate juror jury trials usually last only one day, but it is possible that the trial may go beyond the first day.
A person may claim exemption from jury service only if the person (1) has completed a term of jury service in the twenty-four (24) months preceding the date of the may authorize deferral of jury service for up to one (1) year upon a showing of hardship, extreme inconvenience, or necessity rule 8 documentation. Described as thoughtful and gentle, juror #8 is usually portrayed as the most heroic member of the jury he is devoted to justice and is initially sympathetic toward the 19-year-old defendant at the beginning of the play, when every other juror has voted guilty he is the only one to vote: “not guilty” juror #8. Eleven of the jurors, believing that the prosecution has presented an “open-and- shut”case,quickly vote for convictionthey believe that the young, poor puerto rican defendant, who has a criminal record and lives in the “slums,” killed his father with a switchblade knife the sole initial dissenter is juror 8,played in the film by.