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California / Peterson Murder Trial #771151

ABC Evening News for Friday, Nov 12, 2004
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(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas) Report introduced.

(Redwood City: Taina Hernandez) The conviction in California of Scott Peterson for murdering his wife, Laci, & his unborn son examined; details given of the last-minute dismissal of two jurors & about the case, including the evidence presented by the prosecution & the defense; courtroom sketches by Vicki Behringer† shown. [Criminal defense attorney Paula CANNY†- reacts to the verdict.] [Former prosecutor Jim HAMMER†- outlines the biggest mistake in the case.] The penalty phase of the trial previewed.

(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas, Cynthia McFadden) The question of whether juror dismissal is grounds for appeal in the case, the evidence & what will happen in the penalty phase discussed.

Vargas, Elizabeth;
Hernandez, Taina;
McFadden, Cynthia

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