CBS Evening News for Monday, Jul 09, 1984
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REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Saint Paul, Minnesota) Judicial implications of suit for misuse of power against fed. Judge Miles Lord by A.H. Robins Company, stemming from judge's handling of case against company involving faulty birth control device, examined; former Attys. General Griffin Bell and Ramsey Clark noted representative Robins and Lord, respectively. [LORD - fears case will intimidate other judges.] Lord's role in plaintiffs' suits against Robins and Robins' allegations against Lord outlined, discussed. [BELL - believes case is important for drug companies] ["The American Lawyer" Steven BRILL - thinks Lord prefers being attorney rather than judge.] [Association of Trial Lawyers spokesperson David SHRAGER - defs. Lord's effort to protect citizens.]
REPORTER: Ned Potter Artist: Bob Erickson
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