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Supreme Court / Abduction From Foreign Countries #141786

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jun 15, 1992
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(At the Supreme Court: Tim O'Brien) Supreme Court decision affirming the legality of the government's decision to kidnap the killers of DEA agent Enrique Camarena from Mexico and bring them back to the United States featured. [Dr. Humberto ALVAREZ MACHAIN - (thru translator) says his life was threatened.] [President of Mexico Carlos SALINAS De GORTARI - calls it an illegal act.] Majority opinion from Justice William Rehnquist that extradition treaties do not forbid kidnapping quoted. [Assistant attorney general Robert MUELLER - comments.] Dissenting opinions from Justices John Paul Stevens, joined by Harry Blackmun and Sandra Day O'Connor, quoted. [Lawyers Committee for Human Rights Michael POSNER - wonders what will happen when Americans are abducted by foreign governments.]

Jennings, Peter;
O'Brien, Tim

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