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Movies

First Monday in October (Ronald Neame, dir.) (1980).  This film tells the story of two fictional justices of the U.S. Supreme Court.

My Cousin Vinny (Jonathan Lynn, dir.) (1992).  A comedy, this film centers on a small-town criminal trial and the aspiring lawyer who serves as defense counsel; in the process, the film illustrates many aspects of courtroom procedure.

Twelve Angry Men (Sidney Lumet, dir.) (1957).  This classic film takes the viewer inside a jury room, as jurors struggle with the question of guilt or innocence in a trial.



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