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Spotlight / A Matter of Conviction #570293

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 22, 1989
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(Studio: Mary Alice Williams) Report introduced.

(Salem, OR: Noah Nelson) Problems that arise when jurors later change their minds about their verdicts examined. Oregon case in which convicted murderer Santiago Morales' jurors David Rawls, Pat Lee and Sherry Yeager changed their decisions discussed; scenes shown of their meeting [MORALES - comments on jurors.] Morales' case reviewed; photos shown. [YEAGER, RAWLS, LEE - comment on their doubts of Morales' guilt.] [Judge Patrick GILROY - says verdict was correct.] [Law professor John LANGBINE - says jurors are not allowed enough info.]

Nelson, Noah;
Williams, Mary Alice

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