The Hurricane (9/10) Movie CLIP - Rubin's Final Plea (1999) HD


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Transcript:
Now, is there anything else that counsel wishes to add...
before l make my _nal ruling?
- What areyou doing? - l wanna say something.
- What areyou gonna say? - l wanna-- l need to say something.
Your Honor, my-- my client,
Mr.Carter, wishestoaddresstheCourt.
Request granted.
Thankyou, Your Honor.
l was a, um,
prizefighter.
Myjob was to...
take all the hatred...
and skill that l could muster,
and send a man to his destruction.
And l did that.
But Rubin '' Hurricane'' Carter is no murderer.
Twentyyears l've spent Iocked up in a cage...
considered a danger to society.
Not treated like a human being.
Not treated like a person.
Counted 1 5 times a day.
l serve my time in a house ofjustice,
and yet, there's nojustice for me.
So, l askyou...
to consider the evidence.
Don't turn away from the truth.
Don't turn away from your conscience.
Please, don't ignore the law.
No, embrace that higher principle...
forwhich the law was meant to serve.
Justice. That's all l ask for, Your Honor.
Justice.
This court is in recess.