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Supreme Court / Reno / Police and Passenger Privacy #164031

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 11, 1996
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Personal appearance by Attorney General Janet Reno before the Supreme Court noted.

(Washington: Tim O'Brien) Legal case involving the issue of broad authority for the police examined; details given of the Baltimore, Maryland, case involving police, a passenger and crack cocaine. [Baltimore County circuit court Judge Thomas BOLLINGER - comments.] Reno's plea before the court on behalf of the right of police to order passengers out of cars quoted. Positions of Justice Sandra Day O'Connor and Anthony Kennedy quoted. [Maryland attorney general Joseph CURRAN - comments on the case.] (Artist: Carole Kabrin)

Jennings, Peter;
O'Brien, Tim

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