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Eye on America (Battered Woman Syndrome) #717303

CBS Evening News for Monday, Dec 16, 2002
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Chino, California: Bill Whitaker) California’s ground-breaking “battered woman syndrome” defense, which allows women to seek new trials with expert testimony citing that they may have been “driven to kill” their abusive husbands, examined. [Convicted murderer Marva WALLACE†- reacts to being set free.] [Battered woman’s advocate Nancy KASER-BOYD†- talks about why women stay with abusive men.] [Convicted murderer Valere BOYD†- says Wallace cracked open the gate.] [Los Angeles deputy district attorney Hyman SISMAN†- says Wallace’s planning and attempt to cover up the crime cannot be explained away.]

Rather, Dan;
Whitaker, Bill

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