They are put in a room until they could come up with a conclusion, on whether the boy who was convicted of murder is guilty or not. According to research conducted by Irving Janis, there are three conditions to groupthink The extraordinary element is that their finding will determine his life or death.
The jurors discuss their points of view and Juror 8 questions the two witnesses that supposedly heard and seen the young man killing his father He grew up in the slums, had a criminal record, and was always in trouble. Juror 10 bases his entire judgment of the case on the boy being from a social minority, outlining his refusal to "break [his] brains over scum like that".
Research has shown that leaders who have higher moral reasoning, who are ethical, or who are self-sacrificing are perceived as more transformational or charismatic.
A jury of twelve men who are in one room, separated from the rest of the world, are charged with deciding the fate of this boy.