Corrected entry: Jeff Bridges is found innocent of murder charges. Glenn Close, his lawyer, subsequently finds out that he was really guilty. Bridges realizes this and in the films' final sequence he goes to her house to kill her to keep her silent and ends up dead himself. Sadly, for Jeff, he needn't have worried. Double Jeopardy laws would have protected him from ever being tried twice for the same crime. And, under lawyer/client privledge Glen Close could not have told anyone, by law, that she knew he was the murderer even if she wanted to. So, Jeff Bridges gets himself killed while trying to kill Glen Close for knowing about a crime he couldn't be tried for, and that she could not tell anyone about.