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Supreme Court / Rehnquist / Domestic Violence #783984

CBS Evening News for Monday, Mar 21, 2005
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Chief Justice William Rehnquist’s return to the Supreme Court for the first time since he began cancer treatment noted; scenes shown from Arlington, Virginia; courtroom sketches by William Hennessy shown.

(Washington: Wyatt Andrews) The Supreme Court case involving police accountability for domestic violence reviewed; details given about Simon Gonzales’ murder of his 3 daughters in Castle Rock, Colorado; police radio communication played. [From “60 Minutes,” victims’ mother Jessica GONZALES††- comments on her pleas to police to enforce a restraining order.] [Gonzales’ attorney Brian REICHEL†- comments on the failure of the police.] [Family Violence Protection Fund Kiersten STEWART†- notes the importance of this case for battered women & their children.] The murder in Chicago of Therese†† Pender† after police failed to arrest her estranged husband noted.

Schieffer, Bob;
Andrews, Wyatt

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