After Mark Lee Reynolds's wife, Stephanie, is in a car accident, which at best could leave her disabled for life but at worst could kill her, while he is wounded in the shoulder, criminal John Detweiler sees Reynolds pick up a woman in a bar where he tries to drink some courage. Detweiler calls the woman's jealous husband, goon Cliff Anderson, who knows his wife is serially unfaithful. Jessica is the foreperson of the jury that must decide if Reynolds committed the murder of Cliff Anderson or only killed in self-defense. She makes everyone go over the crucial witness and expert testimonies during the trial and slowly makes them shift focus from prejudices to evidence and logical deduction concerning premeditation, motive and material facts, pondering both theories, till she comes up with a crucial twist. Written by
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The plot of this episode is inspired by the 1957 film Twelve Angry Men. See more