CBS Evening News for Monday, May 19, 1969
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(Studio) 1st day of decisions for Supreme Court since Abe Fortas left.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(DC) Justice Thurgood Marshall moves into Fortas's seat, leaving vacancy for new junior justice. Justice John Harlan delivers Leary decision which declared tax on marijuana self-incriminating and in violation of 5th amendment. Possession doesn't imply importation. State and local marijuana laws unaffected. Federal laws weakened.
REPORTER: George Herman
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