Defending Jacob Quotes
Neil: To find out that your husband's father was none other than... what was the nickname they call him? Comes up in a few of these articles.
Andy: Bloody Billy.
Laurie: What does a parent do? Just tell me and I'll do it. You wanna go for burgers at Lee's and have the whole town stare at us? That's fine. We can do that.
Laurie: No! I mean it. Maybe we're doing this wrong acting like prisoners in our own home, sneaking out at all hours just to get a simple errand done. Just tell me what to do because I have absolutely no idea anymore. Okay?
Jacob: Okay. I'm sorry.
Andy: He didn't do it, Joanna. I know his story sucks, but he's a kid. They get confused. They say dumb things.
Joanna: I know.
Andy: He's innocent.
Joanna: We're gonna get him through this, I promise, but when you start talking about giving the jury a better story.
Andy: The story is Leonard Patz.
Joanna: There is nothing connecting him to this case.
Andy: Yeah, cause no one's looked. No one's taken the time.
Jacob: I just wanted it. That's all.
Joanna: But why did you want it?
Jacob: I just did. It was a cool knife.
Joanna: The DA will say you bought it because you were being bullied by Ben. They're going to use that as motive.
Jacob: But it wasn't.
Joanna: Your friend Derek seems to think otherwise. Tell me why you think Derek connected your knife to what happened to Ben?
Jacob: I don't know. Maybe he's the real killer and he wants to blame me for it.
Andy: Hold on a minute.
Jacob: I'm just saying.
Joanna: This isn't a game, Jacob. If you think Derek had something to do with this, we need to know why you think it.
Andy: Do you really think Derek had something to do with this?
Jacob: I don't. You asked me why he's blaming me. I don't know why.
Therapist: Do you have any doubts about Jacob's innocence?
Laurie: No, of course not.
Jacob: I swear I didn't do it.
Andy: We believe you.
Before we begin, I want to make something clear. A kid your age charged with first-degree murder is tried as an adult.Lawyer
District Attorney: We have some bad news on the case. The print we lifted from the victim is from your son.
Andy: There's gotta be an explanation. They go to the same school, Jacob's in his class.
D.A.: Yeah, we know that.
There's nothing worse than a kid.Andy
We're sailing towards an iceberg, this little white peak in the distance getting closer and closer, but really it's been underneath us the whole time.