"Verdict for money" - a film showing the backstage of the judicial system.
Many people think that the verdict depends on the skill of lawyers and prosecutors, on the careful study of documents and evidence, on the testimony of witnesses and other routine work. In most cases, this is true, but in the case of the widow against the arms company, the jury plays a decisive role.
In order not to lose, the rifle manufacturers, from which 11 people were killed, including the plaintiff’s husband, hire a professional jury recruitment consultant, Rankin Fitch. It employs a whole team of professionals who are able to collect a file on any person.
On the other side of the barricades is Mr. Rohr’s principled lawyer, who is served by a novice consultant, Lawrence Green.
Each of them believes that he is in full control of the process until they receive postcards with jurors and signatures that they can all be bought.
The initial distrust is replaced by anxiety, when events begin to develop exactly as the mysterious sender predicts ...