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Minnesota / Judicial Power #91114

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jul 09, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Saint Paul, Minnesota) Investigation into federal Judge Miles Lord's alleged abuse of power noted involving former Attys. General Griffin Bell and Ramsey Clark; films shown. [LORD - notes judicial significance of case.] Background to case, stemming from Lord's handling of suit against A. H. Robins Company, mfrs. of birth control shield device, and Robins' suit against Lord, reviewed. Arguments presented by Bell and Clark quoted, outlined. [LORD - fears suit against him will adversely affect decisions of other judges.]
REPORTER: Tim O'Brien Artist: Aggie Whelan

Jennings, Peter;
O'Brien, Tim

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