CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 03, 2003
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Washington: Jim Stewart) Washington DC, area sniper suspect Lee Malvo’s attorneys’ insanity defense strategy examined; courtroom sketches by William Hennessy, Jr. shown; details given about the rarity of successes in criminal cases using the insanity defense; examples cited. [Malvo defense attorney Craig COOLEY- comments on the claim that Malvo was indoctrinated by convicted sniper John Muhammad.] [Georgetown University Pete WALES- comments on the brainwashing claim in an insanity defense.] [December, 1976, Patty HEARST – says she believed her kidnappers.]
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