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Au Pair Murder Trial #170211

ABC Evening News for Monday, Nov 10, 1997
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The astounding day for au pair Louise Woodward in which the judge reduced her murder conviction to manslaughter and then reduced her sentence to time served reported.

(Cambridge, Massachusetts: Antonio Mora) The judge's decision featured; his statement quoted. [WOODWARD - proclaims again that she is innocent.] [Judge Hiller ZOBEL - reads the sentence.] [Prosecutor Gerard LEONE, defense attorney Barry SCHECK, prosecutor Tom REILLY, Eappen family MEMBER - respond.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Discussion held with ABC News legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin and Terry Moran about the Woodward case. [TOOBIN - says he was "shocked."] [MORAN - talks about the justice system and publicity.] The unlikelihood that the prosecution's appeal will succeed discussed. The reaction in Louise's hometown of Elton, England, shown. [Louise's SISTER - offers thanks.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings; New York: Gina Smith) The failure of the Internet system when Zobel was about to post his legal decision via e-mail discussed.

Jennings, Peter;
Mora, Antonio;
Smith, Gina

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