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ABC Evening News for Monday, Jun 27, 1977
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(Studio) Supreme Court makes rulings with regard to school desegregation and allowing attys. to advertise.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(DC) Court's decision on attys.' advertising allows only statement of services and charges for them; decision is delivered by Justice Blackmun and Justices Rehnquist, Powell and Stewart dissent. Constitution's provisions noted. Decision important because it probably clears way for other personal service ads, such as for physicians. Desegregation case comes from Michigan; under Michigan law, only state legislature can appropriate money, but court rules that federal courts can, in effect, appropriate state money for remedial programs in Detroit schools. Second desegregation case involves system-wide school busing plan in Dayton, Ohio, which court says is going too far; details noted.
REPORTER: Tim O'Brien Artist: Freda Reiter (WXYZ newsfilm)

(Studio) Supreme Court rejects final appeals of Watergate figs. John Mitchell and H.R. Haldeman, both of whom went to jail last week
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

Reporter(s):
O'Brien, Tim;
Reasoner, Harry
Duration:
00:02:40

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