CNN Evening News for Sunday, Mar 02, 2003
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(Studio: Fredricka Whitfield) Report introduced.
(Washington: Jeanne Meserve) The issue of whether states should be able to execute juveniles, brought to light by motions filed by defense attorneys for Washington, DC, area sniper suspect John Malvo, explored; details given about states allowing the death penalty for juveniles; courtroom sketches by Bill Hennessy shown. [Child Welfare League John TUELL- states it’s unfair to apply the ultimate sanction of death to those who are still developing decision-making skills.] [American Legislative Exchange Council Mike FLYNN- says when you show a complete disregard for human life, you have to face the ultimate punishment.] [Prosecutor Paul EBERT- says the sniper suspects qualify as the “worst of the worst.”]
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