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Britain / Law / Overturned Verdicts #142112

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jun 04, 1992
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Decision by British courts to overturn the conviction of Judith Ward on 1974 bombing charges reported; scenes shown.

(London: John Laurence) Series of six major cases in Britain in which those convicted of crimes have been released examined; scenes shown. [Imprisoned for an IRA (Irish Republican Army) bombing, Paddy HILL - tells crowd he was framed.] [After 15 years in prison, Jerry CONLAN - proclaims his innocence.] [Member of Parliament Chris MULLIN - says the system made mistakes.] A royal commission noted studying the whole criminal justice system in Britain.

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Laurence, John
Duration:
00:02:20

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