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Legal Moments at the Movie House

August 2013

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"If you twist the law even just a little for the best of reasons, then the law loses whatever power it's got."

-Under pressure from a mob henchman (Alec Baldwin, right), Annie Laird (played by Demi Moore) applies the reasonable doubt standard to persuade fellow jurors to acquit a mafia kingpin of murder in The Juror (1996).

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