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Supreme Court / Cases #395

ABC Evening News for Monday, Oct 07, 1968
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(Studio) Supreme Court begins new term. Upholds 8-1 President Johnson's power to mobilize reservists. Army free to send 250 to Vietnam. Justice had blocked Army from doing so; he dissented. Court considers case dealing with George Wallace.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) Wallace seeks place on Ohio President ballot. In next weeks, court to decide if Mississippi students have right to wear black arm bands as anti-war protest; is law against burning American flag unconst.; do police have right to stop demonstration because bystanders may get violent. Cases will decide concept of 1 man, 1 vote, rights of defendants in police custody and challenge to federal marijuana laws. Hard for court to be above political battle. Court protects minorities.
REPORTER: Irv Chapman Artist: Charles Kavenagh

Chapman, Irv;
Reynolds, Frank

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