NBC Evening News for Monday, May 02, 1977
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(Studio) Supreme Court rules New Jersey town's law against "for sale" signs on lawns is unconstitutional; law passed to try to keep white homeowners from moving.
REPORTER: David Brinkley
(DC) Several Ohio and Michigan towns join Willingboro Twp., New Jersey, in defense of law, but court says it's against right of free speech. Winner in case is realtor William Mellman. [MELLMAN - is pleased court upholds ruling that ordinance against Constitution. Says if decision reversed it would only be trouble for all.] Loophole in ruling noted.
REPORTER: Carl Stern
(Studio) Supreme Court rejects requests from attys. for John Mitchell, H.R. Haldeman and John Ehrlichman that court allow arguments with regard to overturn of Watergate convictions due to leak from court
REPORTER: John Chancellor
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