A 12 man jury is sent to begin deliberations in a first degree murder trial where a guilty verdict means an automatic death sentence. The case appears to be open and shut and 11 of the jurors immediately vote guilty. Only juror #8 casts a vote of not guilty. As the deliberations unfold, the story quickly becomes a study of the jurors’ personalities, preconceptions, and backgrounds. The jurors final verdict and how they reach it will keep the audience on the edge of their seats.