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Sup. Connecticut / Legal Procedures #327569

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jun 22, 1989
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(DC: Rita Braver) Supreme Court reported ruling that arrested drug dealers may not use their drug earnings to hire defense attys.; details given of case of convicted drug dealer Christopher Reckmeyer. Current law noted allowing prosecutors to confiscate all proceeds from alleged drug deals at time of arrest. Justice Byron White's opinion quoted on screen. [Attorney General Richard THORNBURGH - comments on defendants' right to cnsl.] Justice Harry Blackmun's dissenting opinion quoted on screen. [ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) spokesperson Ira GLASSER - complains.] (Artist: Don Juhlin)

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(DC: Lesley Stahl) President Bush reported announcing his national vol. plan; details given, scenes shown. [At Covenant House in NYC, TEENS - tell Bush about drugs and street life.] [BUSH - questions teens.] Bush noted calling plan his "Thousand Points of Light Initiative."

Braver, Rita;
Rather, Dan;
Stahl, Lesley

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