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Supreme Court / Preventive Detention #315865

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, May 26, 1987
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(DC: Robert Schakne) Significance of Supreme Court's decision on preventive detention of suspects, in case involving reputed Mafia boss Anthony "Fat Tony" Salerno, examined; details given, scenes shown. [Associate attorney general Stephen TROTT - praises ruling.] Majority opinion of Chief Justice William Rehnquist and dissenting opinion of Justice Thurgood Marshall quoted on screen. [ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) spokesperson Morton HALPERIN - cites long-term implications.] [US attorney Rudolph GIULIANI - claims preventive detention is used judiciously.] [University of Chicago spokesperson Albert ALSCHULER - notes role of preventive detention policies in dictatorships.]

Schakne, Robert;
Schieffer, Bob

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