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Texas / Yates Murder Case / Conviction Reversal #775915

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 06, 2005
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Houston: Mike von Fremd) The overturning in Texas of the murder conviction of Andrea Yates for drowning her five children in the bathtub examined; details given of the ruling that psychologist Park Dietz gave false testimony for the prosecution about a TV show, "Law & Order." [Yates defense attorney George PARNHAM†- says we will not seek her immediate release.] [Attorney Chris TRITICO†- says Dietz has shown he is not trustworthy; states now lawyers will have to spend more time examining their experts.]

Jennings, Peter;
von Fremd, Mike

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