ABC Evening News for Sunday, Jan 12, 1992
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(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) Report introduced.
(Carson City, NV: Tim O'Brien) Case before the Supreme Court of David Riggins, convicted for the 1987 Las Vegas, NV, killing of drug dealer Paul Wade, reviewed; details given of judge's decision to medicate Riggins with a mood-altering drug during his trial. [Riggins lawyer Mace YAMPOLSKY, forensic psychiatrist Dr. Jack JURASKY - comment on the case.] Question raised of whether the defendant's behavior at the time of the crime or at the trial should determine an insanity plea. [Deputy district attorney James TUFTELAND, YAMPOLSKY - talk about Riggins' demeanor.]
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