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Boston / Murder #77050

ABC Evening News for Friday, Mar 12, 1982
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(Boston, Massachusetts) David Coleman's acquittal for 1980 murder of Walter Butkiewicz, despite confession that he actually did the killing, examined; role of John Evans in affair explained. [Prosecutor Paul CONNOLLY - reacts to Coleman's manipulation of system.] [Defense attorney Barry WILSON - defs. client's maneuver.] [Legal scholar Alan DERSHOWITZ - considers occasional mistake the price of liberty.] [CONNOLLY - wants to preserve Bill of Rights.] Possibility of trying Coleman for perjury and state's sentence for such noted.
REPORTER: John Martin

Martin, John;
Robinson, Max

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