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Supreme Court / Nuclear Power Plants / Prison Rape / Choke Hold / New Orleans / Supreme Court Demonstrations #83820

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 20, 1983
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(Studio) Supreme Court ruling on California law restricting operation of new nuclear power plants noted.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) Court's decision favoring states' right to ban new nuclear power plants examined. [Rape victim Dan. WADE - describes ordeal of prison rape.] Court's ruling on Wade's case against prison stemming from his rape outlined. [Adolph LYONS - describes being near death in choke hold.] Court's decision on Lyons' case stemming from police use of choke hold mentioned. Former New Orleans assistant district attorney Lisa Myers' suit against city for her termination discussed. [Dist. attorney Harry CONNICK - notes basis of city's defense] Court's ruling on freedom of speech issue reported [Mary GRACE - comments on ban against demonstrations at Supreme Court] Court's ruling in Grace's suit mentioned.
REPORTER: Tim O'Brien Artist: Freda Reiter

O'Brien, Tim;
Reynolds, Frank

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