ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 29, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(DC: Tim O'Brien) Supreme Court decision in case involving criminal defendants' rights if police unintentionally fail to preserve vital evidence reported; details given of case in which Larry Youngblood was convicted of raping a young boy. [YOUNGBLOOD - says he did not do the crime.] State court recalled overturning conviction because of damaged evidence. Justices William Rehnquist's and Harry Blackmun's stmts. on preserving criminal evidence outlined on screen. Trend of President Reagan's Supreme Court in favoring law enforcement reiterated. (Artist: Aggie Whelan Kenny)
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