ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 19, 1997
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Supreme Court: Tim O'Brien) Supreme Court ruling allowing broader police search powers when dealing with motorists examined; video shown of an incident in which a passenger started firing at police. Majority opinion from Chief Justice William Rehnquist and dissenting words from Justices John Paul Stevens and Anthony Kennedy quoted. [ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) Mark KAPPELHOFF - reacts to the court's rule.] The position of Attorney General Janet Reno cited.
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