Avoidance of Personal Gain
Hook, Line, and Sinker, a prominent law firm, hires Christina Benning as a consultant in jury selection for the upcoming trial of a wealthy businessman accused of murdering his wife. Dr. Benning constructs a model for predicting decision-making injuries. The businessman is acquitted despite overwhelming evidence of guilt. Because of the trial's potent publicity and startling outcome, Dr. Benning is offered an advance of five million dollars from a major commercial press to expose her role in the defense's strategy for the case.
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