Search the Archive

Supreme Court / Attorneys' Ads / Detroit Schools / Watergate Appeals #494250

NBC Evening News for Monday, Jun 27, 1977
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws. For any such use, please visit NBC NEWS Archives XPRESS.

(Studio) Supreme Court rules attys. may advertise routine services and fees.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) (Attorney's television ad shown.) television ad was run by group of attys. in California; 1 who did ad says ban on ads hurt public. [Stuart BARON - says people haven't been given tools to make evaluations. Is important for public to know what they're paying for services.] Case arose from Arizona newspaper ad. Only few states, include Michigan and ME, permitted it. Decision is written by Justice Blackmun, dissent by Justice Powell. Court doesn't approve all kinds of attorney ads.
REPORTER: Carl Stern

(Studio) Court also rules federal judge can order Detroit school system to improve educational programs as part of desegregation plan; also says judge can order state to aid Detroit. Court turns down final appeal of John Mitchell and H.R. Haldeman.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
Stern, Carl
Duration:
00:02:40

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.