CNN Evening News for Friday, Dec 15, 2006
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.
(Washington: Joe Johns) The ongoing fallout from what happened at Duke University of March 13 when two exotic dancers performed for the lacrosse team with the indictment of three players on rape charges reviewed; details given about three new bombshells: that the accuser is pregnant; the police lineup tape & the prosecutor's withholding of evidence. [Legal analyst Lisa PINTO- says there were no controls in the police lineup; comments on law & DNA evidence.] [Defense attorney Joseph CHESHIRE- says we are troubled by the evidence handling.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Taped discussion held in-studio with Court TV anchor Lisa Bloom about the Duke case. [BLOOM - talks about a paternity test for the pregnant accuser, the issue of DNA evidence, the lab's alleged collusion with the prosecution to withhold evidence; comments on the police lineup; states the D.A. wants to see the case through for whatever reason.]