ABC Evening News for Sunday, May 17, 1987
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Report introduced.
(DC: Tim O'Brien) Supreme Court's rulings on sex discrimination, racial quotas, handicapped rights, death penalty so far reviewed. [Successful litigant Diane JOYCE - praises case's outcome.] Criticism of Chief Justice William Rehnquist's push for hasty opinions by some justices quoted. Upcoming LA suits on LA's creationism law, right of federal government to link highway funds with state drinking laws, Vickie Lorene Rock's murder conviction and preventive detention concept examined. [LA creationism law author Bill KEITH - defs. law.] [Parent Charles DONELLAN - considers creation science hogwash.] [ROCK - describes shooting.]
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