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Third Scene Last edited by HeatherB, on 11/10/2010. 0 comments. More scene info.

int. Court building - day

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Alice and her father sit in the hallway, waiting to go into the courtroom.

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Gail walks up to them.

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Gail

We've got a closed courtroom.

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Alice

What's that?

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Gail

It means Paquette is trying to do what he did in the line up. He's closing the courtroom so you can't have family sit in.

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Alice

How can he do that?

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Gail

The defendant has the right to request a courtroom be closed if he thinks it will rob the witness of support.

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MURPHY opens the courtroom doors and walks into the hall.

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Murphy

You're up, Alice. Remember don't look at him. He'll be sitting at the defense table. When you turn around, look for Bill Mastine.

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Alice and Murphy walk into the courtroom. The doors close behind them.

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int. courtroom - day

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Alice walks into the court room and takes the stand.

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MASTINE talks to Alice and questions her about what happened the night of the rape. When he sits back down, Alice goes to a conference room for a short break. When she takes the stand again, Paquette gets up and starts to question her.

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After the trial Alice and her father are driven back to the hotel where they pack their suitcases and head to the airport. When they return home, Alice receives a letter asking her for her input on the sentence Madison should receive. She writes back asking for him to receive the maximum penalty.

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Murphy

Gail wanted to be the one to tell you but she couldn't get away from the courtroom. They got him! Guilty on six counts. He was remanded to jail.

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Alice calls her mother to tell her the good news. They board their plane and fly home.

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int. home - day

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On June 2nd Alice receives a letter asking her for her input on the sentence Madison should receive. She writes back asking for him to receive the maximum penalty.

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int. courtroom - day

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On July 12, 1982, GORMAN, Mastine, Paquette, and Madison are sitting in the courtroom.

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Judge Gorman read the sentencing papers.

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Gorman

Gregory Madison, you are found guilty on six counts. For rape and sodomy, you receive the maximum sentence of 25 years. You also receive lesser sentences for the other four charges. These sentences will run concurrently.

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Madison is taken to jail directly from the courtroom.

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