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Anatomy of a Murder takes place in small-town in Michigan, in which a murder has occurred. Lieutenant Frederick Manion (Lt. Manion) killed Barney Quill a neighborhood bar and inn owner, following Mr. Quill invited his wife Laura Manion. Mrs. Manion contacts former state district attorney Paul Biegler to represent her husband, who's facing fees for first degree murder. Knowing nothing about the situation, Mr. Biegler is convinced by his friend Parnell McCarthy to select the circumstance. After 2 visits to Mr.Manion in prison and talking things over with Mr. McCarthy, Mr. Biegler reluctantly helps Lt. Manion enter a plea of not guilty because of temporary insanity. Besides preparing Lt. Manion for this protection, Mr. Biegler has to be concerned about Mrs. Manion who is always wearing tight clothes and flirting with other men. Mr. Biegler advises her that for the highest interest of her husbandвЂ™s case, she should extend from her deathbed behavior and dress appropriately for court and before the situation is over. As the trial begins, there are commentary disagreements between Mr. Biegler along with the prosecutors. The principal fact of the case is that Mr. Quill raped Mrs. Manion, that brought her husband to react and kill him. As Lt. Manion requires the stand, he testifies that he was temporarily insane. A Doctor in the army who evaluated Lt. Manion states that he did suffer from temporary insanity along with Lt. Manion had an irresistible impulse that made him to kill Mr. Quill. Doctor Harcourt claims against that, as he testifies that according to his expertise such a dissociative reaction doesn't happen out of the blue; Lt. Manion seeming calm later provides reason that he wasn't mad. Many testimonies are given by many witnesses who argue for and from Lt. Mani...