CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 01, 2005
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Supreme Court: Jim Stewart) The Supreme Court’s decision that the death penalty may not be applied to anyone who committed a crime before age 18 examined; details given about the cases of Lee/John Malvo, Timothy Davis & Robert Acuna; opinions from Justices Anthony Kennedy & Sandra Day O’Connor quoted. [Juvenile inmate’s mother Barbara ACUNA†- argues against the death penalty.] [Victim’s mother Dianne HOUK†- says Texas murderer Whitney Reeves†† knew very well what he was doing.] [Death Penalty Information Center Richard DEITER†- comments on international pressure.]
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