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Washington, DC / Sniper Shootings / Malvo Case / Spence Interview #727815

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, May 06, 2003
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(Washington: Jeanne Meserve) Judge Jane Marum Roush††'s ruling allowing most of Lee Malvo's confession into his trial for murder in the Washington, DC, area sniper shootings examined; details given of the information about specific shootings in the confession; courtroom sketches shown. [Malvo attorney Mark PETROVICH†- says the constitutional violations are clear; notes there are inaccuracies.] [Virginia prosecutor Robert HORAN - says the confession is "convincing stuff."] [Criminal defense attorney Marvin MILLER†- raise the legal issue of the "voluntariness" of the confession.]

(Studio: Aaron Brown) Live interview held with attorney Gerry Spence about the sniper case. [From Las Vegas, SPENCE - says the judge's ruling is wrong; explains why the boy talked to the police; states the defendant really only has one choice--to try to save his life; explains why it will be difficult to avoid the death penalty.]

Brown, Aaron;
Meserve, Jeanne

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