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California / Menendez Murder Case / Sentence #406382

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 17, 1996
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(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: Jennifer Auther) Jury verdict of life imprisonment for brothers Erik and Lyle Menendez, who were convicted of murdering their parents, reported; details given of the brothers six-year, two trial odyssey through the court system. [In court, September 1993, Erik and Lyle MENENDEZ - describe being abused and shooting their parents.] The legal issues involving alleged actions by Menendez attorney Leslie Abramson reviewed. [ABRAMSON - comments.] [Legal analyst Laurie LEVENSON - addresses the actions by Abramson.]

Auther, Jennifer;
Shaw, Bernard

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