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Supreme Court / Politics #112653

ABC Evening News for Monday, Oct 03, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(DC: Tim O'Brien) Question of whether changes in Supreme Court made by President Reagan will change court's point of view featured; details given, scenes shown. Supreme Court's case involving execution of juvenile defenders recalled; important of swing vote of new justice Anthony Kennedy noted. Upcoming cases for this term reviewed. Ages of liberal justices William Brennan, Thurgood Marshall and Harry Blackmun noted; impact of elec of Vice President George Bush or Governor Michael Dukakis on Supreme Court analyzed. Impact of new pres. on federal court judges mentioned.

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
O'Brien, Tim
Duration:
00:02:00

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