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Supreme Court / Freedom of Press #499085

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, May 31, 1978
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(Studio) Supreme Court ruling concerning police ability to search newspaper offices for evidence in crime, with search warrant, noted.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(DC) Case involving police search of Stanford University student newspaper office for photos or reporters' notes that might be used as evidence against participants in riot on campus detailed. Photos and films shown. Supreme Court ruling that police may use search warrants to do this stated. [Attorney Jerome FALK - says this will open up everything else, because Police would have to look at everything in room or in file.] Impact of decision outlined; dissent by Justice Stevens reported Justice White's statement for major ruling given.
REPORTER: Carl Stern Artist: Betty Wells

Reporter(s):
Brinkley, David;
Stern, Carl
Duration:
00:01:40

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