Standing on a soap-box, Harvey Lawrence proclaims that he killed a man. A flashback reveals that when he was an up-and-coming lawyer prosecuting a man for murder he deliberately allowed the man to hang even though Sarah, the supposed victim came to see Lawrence. When Sarah reappears after many years Lawrence's past catches up with him. Written by
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One of Lawrence's legal colleagues tells him he is prosecuting a murder case with no corpus delicti. The body of the woman supposedly murdered was not found, but that has nothing to do with corpus delicti. Corpus delicti is a Latin phrase for "body of the crime", and does not refer to a literal dead body in a murder case. See more