Lecture on ‘War, Protection and the Law’

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Agatha Christie’s Law Movie: Witness For The Prosecution

The criminal court room drama is based on play by Agatha Christie. Back in 1950’s, upon his return to work following a heart attack, Sir Wilfrid Robarts, well known as barrister for the hopeless, takes on a murder case.

That case is defending American war veteran who is accused of murdering his fifty-six year old lonely and wealthy widowed acquaintance. The initial evidence is circumstantial but points to war veteran as the murderer.