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Supreme Court / Search and Seizure #331488

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 28, 1990
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Washington: Rita Braver) Supreme Court reported ruling that foreigners in other countries are not protected by constitutional provision that forbids searches without warrants; details given of case involving Mexican drug smuggler Rene Verdugo, who was convicted for murder of DEA (Drug Enforcement Administration) agent Enrique Camarena Salazar. Implications of decision discussed; Manuel Noriega's upcoming trial mentioned. [Criminal Justice Legal Foundation Kent SCHEIDEGGER - says ruling eliminates question of legality of US invasion of Panama from case.] [Assistant attorney general Edward DENNIS - comments.] Justice William Brennan's dissenting opinion quoted on screen. [Georgetown University law professor William GREENHALGH - comments on ruling.] (Artist: Don Juhlin)

Braver, Rita;
Rather, Dan

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