12 Angry Men Name ______________________________ Class ___________________ “Other than voting, jury service is the most important way that most citizens contribute to self-government.” PART 1, Analysis In 12 Angry Men, the movie explores jury deliberations in a murder trial form the inside out. You will need to analyze the following as they play out in the movie: 1. What are some of the personality conflicts between jurors? 2. What are the prejudices (biases) of the jurors? 3. How do the joint efforts of several people working together help to finally determine the truth? PART 2, Respond to these questions: 1. What do criminal juries do and why are they important? 2. What is involved in group decision making? 3. What is the effect of prejudice on society?