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Supreme Court / Grandparents' Rights #394378

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jun 05, 2000
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(Studio: John Roberts) Report introduced.

(Supreme Court: Eric Engberg) The overturning by the Supreme Court of a Washington state ruling concerning visitation rights for grandparents and others reported; courtroom sketches shown while Justice Sandra Day O'Connor's opinion is quoted.. [Grandmother Jenifer TROXEL - talks about losing her child and her grandchildren.] (Artist: Dana Verkouteren)

(Studio: John Roberts) Report introduced.

(Chicago: Cynthia Bowers) The imprisonment of an Illinois mother on contempt charges due to her refusal to allow her former in-laws to visit her child reported; details given about the Mehring case. [Mother Julie MEHRING - says her daughter needs no more confusion.] [Grandmother Ella MEHRING - says she does not want her former daughter-in-law in jail.] [Northwestern University Law School Bruce BOYER - talks about parents' rights.]

Bowers, Cynthia;
Engberg, Eric;
Roberts, John

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