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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 23, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas New Texas June Supreme Court rules on hypnotic jail murder sentencing WASHINGTON AP identified as often with nightclub acts as with scientific may be getting its day in The Supreme Court is giving the practice of hypnosis more credibility with a new ruling that states may not prohibit all testimony by criminal defendants whose memories are helped by hyp The ruling was welcomed by Paul president of the International Society for In vestigative and Forensic He said the decision is a victory but perhaps a limited one for using hypnosis as a lawenforcement At least one critic of entertainer sees a darker side to the There is no real evidence that hypnosis enables a person to remember he I am offering to anyone who can prove a hypnotic trance Kreskin said the court ruling could be a boon to the unscrupulous because people can be trained to fool a jury by pretending to be under The in its first statement on the legitimacy of overturned by a 54 vote Monday an Arkansas law prohibiting all hypnosis aided Wholesale inadmissibility of a defendants testimony is an arbitrary restriction on the right to testify in the absence of clear evidence by the state repudiating the validity of all posthypnosis Justice Harry Blackmun said for the The court set aside Vicki Lorene Rocks man slaughter conviction in the 1983 shooting of her husband in Benton She likely will receive a new Rock was sentenced to 10 years in prison and fined after she was found guilty of killing her Frank According to court documents in the Rock initially was unable to recall important details about the shooting Her trial lawyer arranged to have Rock placed under hypnosis by a licensed psychologist in She then was able to recall that the gun went off by accident as she and her husband struggled during a The judge who presided over Rocks trial invoked a state law upheld by the Arkansas Supreme Court in refusing to let her tell jurors about anything she remembered as a result of being Her testimony was limited to those statements made immediately prior to Blackmun We are not now prepared to endorse without qualifications the use of hypnosis as an investigative has not justified the exclusion of all of a defendants He suggested the use of recollections produced under hypnosis may be reliable in an individual The decision dealt only with hypnosisaided testimony of defendants and not other But the courts reasoning could force lower courts to reconsider allowing broader use of such refreshed testimony in criminal In other action the court 63 in a Nevada case that states may not impose automatic death penalties for prison in mates who commit murder while serving life sentences without possibility of challenges to jury Verdicts based on allegations that jurors were taking drugs or drinking alcohol during the In a 54 decision of a Florida the court said such jury conduct is no more an outside in fluence on deliberations than a poorly prepared food or a lack of by a 54 the death sentence of John Harvey Adamson for the 1976 murder of Arizona newspaper reporter Don The justices said initially given a 20year prison properly was resentenced to death for breaking a pleabargain agreement to testify against others allegedly involved in the the stage for an important employment discrimination ruling next year by agreeing to hear the appeal of a Texas woman who says she was denied promotions because she is At issue is how some employees must try to prove their bosses are guilty of illegal Stocks NEW YORK AP Morning stocks AMR Ameritech s AMI Inc Am Motors AriiStand Amer Amoco Armcolnc AtlRichfld BakerHugh n BancTexas BellAtlan BellSouth s Beth Steel Borden Caterpllr Centel Chevron Chryslers Coastals CocaCola Coleman Colg Palm ComlMetl s DeltaAirl DigitalEq DowChem Dressrlnd duPont EstKodak Enserch Entexlnc Exxon FederalCos Firestone FtBcpTex FstRepub High 61 90 Low 60 89 18 Last 61 89 18 V4 Va Va Flowerlnd 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39 24 66 39 74 66 19 44 64 49 38 14 35V4 30 61 33V4 30Va 12 32 30 Vs 78 54 28 38 69V4 80 26 Advance extended NEW YORK AP The stock market was higher in active trading early extending Mondays brisk The Dow Jones average of 30 in dustrials was up points by 10 EOT at Advancing issues edged out losers on the New York Stock Exchange by about with 573 488 declining and 469 Big Board volume totaled million shares in the first halfhour of The NYSEs composite index of all its listed common stocks had edged up to On the American Stock the market value index was up at On the Dow Jones average advanced points to a record high of Volume totaled million Advancing issues outnumbered declines on the NYSE by about with 900 issues 671 declining and 394 Volume on the big board totaled million compared with million in the previous Mistrial may end Davis mansion shooting saga PORT WORTH AP A deadlocked civil jury may have ended the 11year legal saga of millionaire Cullen but the jury foreman said it tears me apart that Davis may have gotten away with killing two The evidence showed Cullen Davis killed those jury foreman Kenneth Pool said Monday after a state judge reluctantly declared a mistrial in a million wrongful death case against The vote was 84 in favor of the who included a survivor of an August 1976 shooting spree that left two dead and two critically wounded at the remote million Davis mansion atop a hill in south west Fort Brushing away tears and speaking in a voice trembling with anger at those who voted against the plain juror Pool said I couldnt believe that they wouldnt look at the really does tear me apart that he was able to get away with Pool later confronted defense attorney Steve praised him for a good job and added that We believe he did and you know he did I dont want to get into replied Davis was acquitted of capital murder in He faces a Sep tember trial of a suit by the estate of shooting victim Stan but Mondays outcome left the status of that case and any other legal action against Davis in Theyll never get this good a shot Sumner a bornagain hugged his praised his embraced his Bibletoting supporters and told reporters he was glad it was all I want to give the Lord Jesus Christ all the credit for what hap pened in this he Thats retorted his exwife because thats who hes going to have to answer The platinum blonde and her second Jack were plaintiffs in the consolidated wrongful death They sought flO million in punitive damages alone for the slaying of their daughter It said who was undecided about pursuing further civil action against echoing the words of her said the hung jury was the final chapter in her ongoing legal battle with But very I dont feel like justice has been she It was an anticlimactic but emotionally charged windup up to a monthlong trial in which the jury never got past the first of 13 special issues it was asked to First and foremost was whether Davis was the man dressed in black and wearing a crude black wig who killed his young stepdaughter and wounded Priscilla that sultry summer night U years Priscillas was killed at the scene and a young mansion Bubba now was critically Beverly Gayrels date that night and now his was the only survivor to escape the carnage All identified Davis as the Surgeon general praises AM A AIDS recommendations CHICAGO AP Surgeon General Everett Koop praised recommendations by American Medical Association trustees on controlling the spread of but critics they put too much em phasis on the recommendations could be the start Pf an icpeptable national the nations top pubJie fjeajth one of 4jfi 4elegstes attejjdjwg j nujj chosen tfi advise ihg Scientific The trustees pf the thf nitipns tergtst cajjefj for ipjnclatpry testing for prison inmittp im They alss trustees whp prepared ttie said time did not allow the tp consult the panel before delegates met and that the pint was not ghosto to on the AIDS massive educational efforts for both pbUs an fujdjng AIDS rewarcb Ataii m BSffple 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