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defendant
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To Kill a Mockingbird
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  • The defendant is not guilty, but somebody in this courtroom is.
    p.271.8
  • After many telephone calls, much pleading on behalf of the defendant, and a long forgiving letter from his mother, it was decided that Dill could stay.
    p.193.1
  • A question from Judge Taylor made him relax: "Mr. Ewell, did you see the defendant having sexual intercourse with your daughter?"
    p.233.5
  • The spectators were quiet, but the defendant said something.
    p.233.6
  • What did you do when you saw the defendant?
    p.233.9
  • Miss Mayella, not to be tedious, you’ve testified that the defendant hit you, grabbed you around the neck, choked you, and took advantage of you.
    p.248.4
  • Atticus turned to the defendant.
    p.248.6
  • "Now," said Atticus, "Miss Mayella, you’ve testified that the defendant choked and beat you—"
    p.249.6
  • Her father saw it, and the defendant has testified as to his remarks.
    p.272.7
  • A jury never looks at a defendant it has convicted, and when this jury came in, not one of them looked at Tom Robinson.
    p.282.4
  • The law says ’reasonable doubt,’ but I think a defendant’s entitled to the shadow of a doubt.
    p.294.7
  • I am confident that you gentlemen will review without passion the evidence you have heard, come to a decision, and restore this defendant to his family.
    p.275.2
  • It has relied instead upon the testimony of two witnesses whose evidence has not only been called into serious question on cross-examination, but has been flatly contradicted by the defendant.
    p.271.8
  • We were surprised to find that we had been gone nearly an hour, and were equally surprised to find the courtroom exactly as we had left it, with minor changes: the jury box was empty, the defendant was gone; Judge Taylor had been gone, but he reappeared as we were seating ourselves.
    p.278.9
  • "Gentlemen," he was saying, "I shall be brief, but I would like to use my remaining time with you to remind you that this case is not a difficult one, it requires no minute sifting of complicated facts, but it does require you to be sure beyond all reasonable doubt as to the guilt of the defendant."
    p.271.5

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  • The defendant is confident she will be found innocent.
  • The jury did not know about the defendant had a long criminal history.

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