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Republicans / Hatfield / Law System Reform #159216

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 07, 1995
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Capitol Hill: John Cochran) The attack by fellow Republicans on Senator Mark Hatfield for voting against the balanced budget amendment featured. [Senators Rick SANTORUM, Connie MACK, HATFIELD - comment.] The House Republicans said today pushing legal reforms to discourage lawsuits and also set to consider limits on amounts the courts can award for punitive damages. [National Federation of Independent Businesses John MOTLEY - criticizes lawyers for suing everybody.] [Consumer Union Mary GRIFFIN - comments.]

(Washington: Tim O'Brien) The realities of the legal system the Republicans are pushing to change examined. [Association of Trial Lawyers Dianne WEAVER, Citizen Action Robert CREAMER - defend the current system.]

Cochran, John;
Jennings, Peter;
O'Brien, Tim

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