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Washington, DC / Sniper Shootings / Muhammad Trial / Sentence / Tarver Interview #742449

CNN Evening News for Monday, Nov 24, 2003
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(Studio: Carol Lin) Report introduced.

(Virginia Beach: Jeanne Meserve) The jury's verdict in the death penalty phase for John Muhammad, who was convicted of the Washington, DC, area sniper shootings, reviewed; 911 calls at the time of the shootings played; Muhammad home movies & photo shown. [Prince William commonwealth attorney Paul EBERT†, juror Heather BEST-TEAGUE†, George Washington University Stephen SALTZBURG†, juror Dennis BOWMAN†, Muhammad attorney Peter GREENSPUN†, brother of victim Dean Meyers, Bob MEYERS††- comment on the jury's decision.] The reactions in the courtroom when the jury came in, the automatic appeal in a death penalty case & possible grounds for appeal discussed.

(Studio: Carol Lin) Live interview held with criminal defense attorney Robert Tarver about the jury deliberation. [TARVER - explains why the jury came back quickly; comments on the absence of any glaring error for grounds for appeal & a strategy for the defense of Lee Malvo.]

Lin, Carol;
Meserve, Jeanne

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