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August 13, 1972

Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia · Page 2

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2A--Aug. 13, 1972 Sunday Ga*tt*Mail Ch«rmton, Wot Vlrolnli-- NO-FAULT Bar Presidents Line Up To Defeat Federal Action Hanrahan Trial Again Turns To Details of Panther Raid S A N FRANCISCO-«*-The presidents of 32 state bar associations have launched a drive in legal circles to defeat a federal law. "no-fault" auto insurance ided, with some favoring am some against no-fault laws. The bar president's resolution calls on the ABA to commit its The campaign, centered mostly in Midwestern states, will take the form of a resolution to the American Bar Association's policy-setting House of Delegates arguing that auto insurance premiums would go up at least 20 per cent. The Senate temporarily derailed its " n o - f a u l t " bill Wednesday by a 4M6 vote, calling for further study by the judiciary committee. The ABA's board of governors followed up Friday by suggesting the bar group's own modified auto insurance proposal be put aside until next winter. But the state bar leaders, lined up behind Ernest II. Fremont Jr., of Missouri, arc fearful the end result would be sponsorship by the ABA of an even stronger no-fault law. Just this week, another bar group, the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws, proposed state-by-state adopti°n of such a law. The bar leaders think the ABA could be influenced by this move. Under "no-fault" auto insurance, already in effect to some degree in 10 states, accident victims are reimbursed for their medical expenses regardless of who may have caused the acci- lawyers generally are opposed to such laws, since they would end most auto-accident suits. Insurance groups are div- full resources to oppose passage sistants, and 12 policemen-....... eight of whom took part in the raid-- were accused by a special county grand jury in April 1971 of conspiracy to obstruct justice after the raid. They are accused of tampering with evidence in an attempt to block the possible prosecution of police who conducted the raid. A central issue in the trial, which resumes on Tuesday in dent. Trial FREE COPIES of one of the world's most trusted newspapers The Christian Selene* Monitor is a peopla- oriented journal; Judged the "most fair-newspaper in the U.S. by Journalists themselves. It' has far less religious coverage than most local newspapers. For news you can be/fev*... for family features galonv, try the Monitor; 500,000' thinking people rely on it daily. See for yourself. Send for FREE sample cop* les. Just fill out coupon below. No obligation, of course. Pl«a» Print of the Hart-Magnuson bill in the Senate. Fremont, a Kansas City law yer, said: "We do not believe that Congress in all of its wisdom can write one insurance law or impose one set of stand ards that will meet the needs ol all 50 states. We insist that the state legislatures are better able to tailor legislation to the specific needs of the individual states.' In the Midwest, he said, auto insurance premiums under the federal law would increase from 20 per cent to 50 per cent. Fremont said lawyers unfairly have been branded as villains for opposing the federal law. "Much of this so-called opposition stems from the fact that the lawyers believe we should have more experience on which to base insurance reform before deciding which, if any, of the many no-fault plans is best suited for the particular states," he said. The Issue will come before the ABA's House of Delegates next week during the bar group's 95th annual meeting. MEANWHILE, Sen. Charles McO. Mathias Jr., R-Md., called for reform of the way courts in the nation deal with juvenile delinquency, which he said ac counts for 50 per cent of all crimes. In a speech to the Nationa Conference of Bar Presidents he said separate judicial facili ties should be set up to dea with juvenile offenses of a les. than serious nature. 'A great many juveniles," he said, "are arrested and incar cerated for crimes that would not be crimes were they com mitted by adults--crimes such as breaking curfew, runnim away, skipping school." Mathias said the juvenile courts should concern themselves only with youngsters who have committed serious crimes, while the others should be kepi apart. He has introduced a bill in the Senate to carry out his 9 proposals, which include a ma- " jor increase in spending by the Law Enforcement Assistance CHICAGO-^-The trial of State's Atty. Edward V. Hanrahan on obstruction of justice charges has focused attention again on details of the 1969 police raid in which two Black Panther leaders were killed. Hanranhan, one of his top as- County Circuit Court, are the events on the morning of the raid-- Dec. 4, 1969. Special Prosecutor Barnabas jars contends that what occurred during the raid is not germane to the charges, which coyer acts committed after the raid. Defense counsel, however, disagree. According to the defendants' version, the police were threatened first with gunfire and the Panthers fired as many as 15 shots during the raid. Defense attorneys argue the police were forced to defend themselves from the attack by the Panthers. Furthermore, they argue, if e police version is correct- at Panthers fired first and Edward V. Hanrahan Trial Continues fired several shots--the defend- New evidence uncovered by Sears and his staff includes statements that four Panther survivors allegedly gave their own lawyers shortly after the raid. They show, defense counsel say, that the Panthers lied to the county grand jury in testifying they, fired no shots and handled no weapons in the raid. AMONG THE s u r p r i s e s sprung at the trial which started July 5, is an assertion by John Coglan, one of the defense attorneys, that nine unaccounted for spent cartridges recovered from the apartment could have been fired by'the Panthers and the weapon disposed through a living room vent. A federal grand jury said the nine spent cartridges matched neither the weapons police used nor the 19 weapons they seized from the Panther apartment. Under cross-examination by Coglan, Deborah Johnson, the first of the Panther survivors to alter evidence since they com mitted no crime. Now, questions have arisen about a report by a federal grand jury which said Chicago policemen assigned to Hanrahan's Cook County prosecutor's , , . -- tit at vi uic rauw/ar suivivuis 10 ants would have no reason to testify, said that before the incident Fred Hampton had crawled through the heating vent several times into the basement. Coglan said Hampton was trying out an escape route from the building. Hampton, 20, chairman of the Illinois Panther party, and office fired 99 shots during the Mark Clark, 21, a party leader raid and the Panther occupants from Peoria, were killed in the of the West Side apartment raid and four of the survivors fired only once. were wounded. ^ area N«m»_ Addrtti_ City_ State. -Zip. THK CHUJSTIAN SOENCK Box 12S,Astor Station Boiton, MuuchUMtt* 02123 22SPL Administration in the juvenile delinquency. Murder Victim's \Kidneys Taken For Transplant MARSEILLE, France (AP)-Doctors removed the kidneys of a woman murder victim Saturday to be used in transplant operations in France and Britain. Paulette Bernard, 60,was declared clinically dead Saturday morning after being shot in the head Friday. Police say she was shot by her husband Gabriel, 52, and that Bernard also shot and wounded his 35-year- old mistress before committing suicide. 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