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Supreme Court / Death Penalty #88411

ABC Evening News for Monday, Dec 03, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(DC) Case before Supreme Court brought by death row inmates in Texas and Oklahoma concerning lack of FDA (Food and Drug Administration) approval of drugs used in lethal injections for death penalty; background to suit reviewed. [Attorney Stephen KRISTOVICH - claims likelihood exists that drugs used produce slow, painful death.] Comments of Justices Sandra Day O'Connor, William Rehnquist quoted; defense attys.' argument outlined.
REPORTER: Tim O'Brien Artist: Freda Reiter

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
O'Brien, Tim
Duration:
00:01:40

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