CBS Evening News for Wednesday, May 04, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Los Angeles, California: Jerry Bowen) California judicial system noted slow; details given, scenes shown. [Judge Richard BURN - comments on case backlog.] Cases noted approaching statute of limitations. [Attorney Walter KLEIN - comments on situation.] "Rent-a-Judge" industry featured. [Attorney Bernard SHINE - comments on program.] [Judicate Company spokesperson Bill MacQUEEN - comments on industry] Judicate Company noted building own courtrooms in Los Angeles and NYC. Johnny Carson and Valerie Harper noted using Judicate Company's services. [Rental judge Gilbert HARRELSON - comments on program.] Advantages and disadvantages of program listed. [Los Angeles Cnty. Bar Association president Larry FELDMAN - criticizes program.]
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