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Race is on everyone’s mind at a Mississippi murder trial in the movie based on John Grisham’s novel A Time to Kill. The black defendant is accused of shooting and killing the perpetrrator of a sexual assault and attempted murder of his nine-year-old daughter. The white defense attorney, Jake Brigance (played by Matthew McConaughey), struggles with his own feelings about race during his preparations for trial. As he comes to appreciate his own prejudices, he decides on his strategy for...

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