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(Studio: Ted Koppel) Report introduced.
(DC: Tim O'Brien) Importance of Supreme Court ruling on victims' rights in sentencing phase of trial, stemming from murder conviction of Baltimore killer John Booth, examined; details given, scenes shown. Majority opinion of Justice Lewis Powell quoted on screen. [Victims' rights advocate Roberta ROPER - feels decision is setback.] [NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) legal defense fund spokesperson Richard BURR - disagrees.]
- Koppel, Ted;
- O'Brien, Tim
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