CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 04, 1978
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(Studio) Report on Bakke decision and other highlights of just-ended Supreme Court term.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(DC) Court decisions outlined in cases involving Allan Bakke and reverse discrimination, requiring OSHA warrants, judges' immunity from prosecution, court's intervention in academic expulsion questions, solicitation of business by attys., courts intervention in Indian tribal affairs and requirements that women pay more than men into pension funds. [BAKKE - wants to go back to medical school at University of California at Davis; will do so.] [OSHA opponent Bill BARLOW - thinks business ought to have same protection that criminals have by warrants.] [Linda SPARKMAN - discusses own and mother's reactions when she discovered mother had had her sterilized.] [Ora McFARLIN - had daughter sterilized for her own good.] [Expelled medical student Charlotte HOROWITZ - thinks she was unfairly kept out of medical school.] [Attorney Albert OHRALIK - says that he has right to solicit business under Constitution.] [Julia MARTINEZ - wants her descendants to be able to receive her possessions.] [Audrey MARTINEZ - notes family's whole way of life is Santa Clara Indian style.] [Los Angeles Waterworks employee Carolyn MAYSHACK - questions longevity of women in present times with stress and strain of jobs.]
REPORTER: Fred Graham