ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 21, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Baltimore, Maryland: Tim O'Brien) Dvt. of rent-a-judge system to avoid cts.' backlog of lawsuits featured; scenes shown from Lorimar Prods.'s "The People's Court". [Actress Valerie HARPER - explains renting judge in her case against Lorimar.] [Judicate vice president Bill McQUEEN - says his company wants to be the Federal Express of court settlements.] [In Baltimore, attorney Paul DORF - handles case; explains system's approach to litigation.] [ABA president Robert RABIN - says in long run poorer people will get inferior brand of justice.] [Public advocate Robert GNAIZDA - says elite system will lead to deterioration.]
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