CBS Evening News for Tuesday, May 15, 1979
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(Studio) Congress approval of legislation last year, effective today, requiring fed. judges to disclose personal finances recalled.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(DC) Financial disclosures of Supreme Court Judges Thurgood Marshall, Byron White, John Paul Stevens, William Brennan, Harry Blackmun, Lewis Powell, Potter Stewart listed on screen Suit filed by trial judges from South and New Orleans judges' ruling of disclosure law as unconstitutional reported responsible for withholding of reports by Warren Burger and William Rehnquist. Incident noted 1st time in history Supreme Court judges have obeyed order from trial judge.
REPORTER: Fred Graham
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