Just Cause by John KatzenbachAt first report Matt Cowart doesnt believe the claims of innocence from Robert Earl Ferguson, Death Row inmate. But the more Coward digs into his case, the more he believes that, as a black man, Ferguson is a victim of hate and prejudice, and that the wrong man is going to be executed. Cowart lets fly a series of hard-hitting investigative articles that ultimately frees Ferguson and gets Cowart a Pulitzer Prize. Hes a hero, a celebrity, a big-hearted guy--who has unwittingly set in motion a scenario of horror and death....
Now a Warner Bros. Motion Picture starring Sean Connery.
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It's the kind of movie where you look at the screen and start imagining the push-pins holding the 3-by-5 cards to the cork board in a Hollywood office, as the filmmakers try to keep the plot straight. When the movie's over, you realize that the first hour only seemed convincing: The whole movie is made out of thin air. As the movie opens, a Harvard law professor named Armstrong Sean Connery is attacking capital punishment in a campus debate. Then an elderly black woman Ruby Dee hands him a letter from her son, who is on Death Row in Florida for a murder he says he didn't commit. Armstrong tries to hand the letter back, but she looks him fiercely in the eye and says, "No, no, you keep it.
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It is based on John Katzenbach 's novel of the same name. Paul Armstrong Sean Connery , a liberal Harvard professor and former lawyer opposed to capital punishment , is persuaded by an elderly woman Ruby Dee to go to Florida to investigate the conviction of her grandson Bobby Earl Ferguson Blair Underwood for murder. Ferguson, a former Cornell University student, was convicted of raping and brutally murdering a young white girl named Joanie Shriver Barbara Jean Kane eight years prior. Ferguson tells Armstrong that he was physically and psychologically tortured by two police detectives to get a forced confession , but firmly states he's innocent. Armstrong, believing in his innocence, must save him from being executed in the electric chair. As Armstrong digs deeper into the case, he discovers that Tanny Brown Laurence Fishburne , the chief detective on the case, did indeed coerce Ferguson's confession.
Paul Armstrong Sean Connery , a law professor who staunchly fights the death penalty, is lured into defending a death row inmate, Bobby Earl Ferguson Blair Underwood , convicted of rape and murder. Ferguson is there due to a coerced confession at the hands of a snarling local sheriff Laurence Fishburne. Armstrong starts to suspect that a psychotic serial killer Ed Harris may Fancy watching ' Just Cause ' on your TV or mobile device at home? Hunting down a streaming service to buy, rent, download, or watch the Arne Glimcher-directed movie via subscription can be difficult, so we here at Moviefone want to do the heavy lifting. Read on for a listing of streaming and cable services - including rental, purchase, and subscription options - along with the availability of 'Just Cause' on each platform. Now, before we get into the various whats and wheres of how you can watch 'Just Cause' right now, here are some details about the Warner Bros.