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NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 06, 1976
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(Studio) Supreme Court says defendant convicted in state court can't go to fed. court claiming evidence was illegally obtained.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(DC) In 1960's, Earl Warren court ruled that states must give criminal defendants all their rights or else federal courts could reverse decisions. Justice Lewis Powell says court wouldn't assume state judges are not sympathetic to const. rights.
REPORTER: Carl Stern

(Omaha, Nebraska) Policeman killed in dynamite booby trap in 1970. Defendants' conviction thrown out because police didn't have proper search warrant. Court says such rules deflect truth-finding process and let guilty go free.
REPORTER: Carl Stern

(DC) [Retired Justice Tom CLARK - would prefer federal courts still had surveillance authority.]
REPORTER: Carl Stern

(Chicago, Illinois) [Americans for Effective Law Enforcement Fred INBAU - reacts to court's decision.]
REPORTER: Carl Stern

(DC) Less federal supervision needed because courts and attys. have improved a lot under Warren court prodding.
REPORTER: Carl Stern (narrates)

(Studio) Court declares Oklahoma death penalty unconst. Court rules union can't be required to cross picket line of another union. Court adjourns for vacation.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

Brinkley, David;
Stern, Carl

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