ABC Evening News for Friday, Mar 22, 1985
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REPORTER: Richard Threlkeld
(Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) Controversy over Judge J. Quince Salmon's dismissal of rape case due to teenage victim's tardiness in appearing for trial examined. [Victim's MOTHER - describes learning of dismissal.] Victim and mother said delayed by public transportation. Salmon's earlier ruling that incest is family matter rather than legal one recalled. [Dist. attorney Robert COLZILLE - notes victim has reason to believe judicial system is a failure.] [Victim's MOTHER - considers effect on family, raped daughter.]
REPORTER: Michael Connor
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