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Page 2-Wednesday, November 17, 1982-The Michigan Daily
Ruling may end registration, activists say

IN BRIEF

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required. He also ruled the government
had violated David Wayte's con-
stitutional right of free speech by
prosecuting only v6cal opponents of the
draft.
U.S. ATTORNEY Stephen Trott said
the case would be appealed to the 9th
U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, but no
notice of appeal had been filed by early
yesterday afternoon.
A Justice Department spokesman
said yesterday that the administration
will appeal "the entire order issued
yesterday by Judge Terry Hatter. This
includes all issues in the opinion and or-
der.
"The Department of Justice believes
the opinion is wrong and will proceed
with investigations and prosecutions of
non-registrants in a routine manner,"
said Arthur Brill, deputy director of

public affairs, in a statement he read to
reporters.
"I WOULD be almost certain we
would appeal," said White House
spokesman Larry Speakes aboard Air
Force One as President Reagan flew to
New Orleans.
Lynn said he believes the legal
problems with registration cannot be
cured retroactively and that it should
be abandoned.
Otherwise, the .government would
have to start all over again with new
regulations, and reregister men, he
said. He questioned whether Congress
would be willing to appropriate funds to
start over.
"THE GOVERNMENT has a serious
law enforcement problem on its han-
ds," added David Landau of the
American Civil Liberties Union, saying
he too saw no solution other than ending
the system.
Former President Carter, who rein-
stituted draft registration, said yester-
day the courts' ultimate decision would
have "a profound impact" on future ef-
forts to mobilize defense emergencies.
But Carter defended the registration
order, saying it had been instituted

legally and was vital to the national
defense.
"IN 'MY opinion, as a former
president, it was done properly," Car-
ter said in Los Angeles on a
promotional tour for his memoirs. "My
advice from the attorney general was
we did it within custom and law. This
decision came after the Soviet invasion
of Afghanistan . . . I wanted to make
sure the Soviets understood we were
prepared to defend our security. I
thought that registration was a good
move in the right direction at that
time."
Selective Service Director Thomas
Turnage was not in his Washington of-
fice yesterday and spokeswoman Joan
Lamb said the agency would have no
response to Hatter's ruling until
lawyers could study the decision.
In the meantime, it will be business
as usual and young men will be expec-
ted to register, she said.

Wa Yte
free speech violated

Escapee is arraigned

Everyone Runs From Something ..
Runaways
Book, Music and Lyrics by
Elizabeth Swados
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By GREG BRUSSTAR
Convicted murderer Kyle Johnson
was arraigned yesterday in a county
court on four felony charges stemming
from his escape from a prison van in
downtown Ann Arbor last month.
The court automatically entered not-
guilty pleas on the charges for Johnson,
who stood mute to the charges in
Washtenaw County Circuit yesterday.
THE FOUR charges - one count of
escape from custody, one count of
assault with .intent to do great bodily

harm, and two counts of breaking and
entering - carry a maximum sentence
of 15 years, which would be run con-
currently, said county Prosecutor
William Delhey.
Johnson was ordered to stand trial on
the charges Feb. 7 in Circuit Court.
Judge Henry Conlin will preside over
the trail.
Johnson, a 23-year-old Pontiac
native, is currently serving a life prison
term with no chance of parole for the
1979 murder of an Oakland County
woman.
Police claim that Johnson, after
escaping from prison officials outside
the downtown County Building Oct 22,
stold a car and broke into two homes in
rural Washtenaw County, assaulting
one woman.

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Delorean assets go to Ohio Firm
DETROIT - A federal bankruptcy court judge yesterday approved the sale
of DeLorean Motor Co.'s assets to a Columbus, Ohio firm for $1.5 million
despite an attempt by John DeLorean's brother to buy the firm.
Judge George Woods approved the purchase of DMC's 649 remaining
gull-winged sports cars, parts and distribution rights by Consolidated Inter-
national, a liquidation firm, saying it was in the best interest of the defunct
automaker's 700 creditors.
Charles DeLorean, a Lakewood, Ohio Cadillac dealer, had bid $10.5 million
for the company along with Mchigan Cadillac dealer Don Massey. Charles
DeLorean said his older brother asked him to try to save the company.
"Had our plan gone through, we would have had a chance to survive," said
Charles DeLorean. "Now I don't think there's even the remotest
possibility."
Consolidated's bid won out over the larger bid by DeLorean's brother,
because the automaker owed the liquidation firm $9 million
State Dems reconsider efforts
to dump Milliken appointees
LANSING- Senate Democrats, at the request of Gov.-elect James Blan-
chard, will review a failed policy of dumping all of Gov. William G.
Milliken's appointees, which one senator said yesterday "has made us look
like a bunch of fools."
Of eight Milliken appointments to minor boards and commissions the
Senate considered, the necessary votes to reject a nominee were pulled
together only once.
Senate Democratic Leader William Faust, who from the start has opposed
the position adopted by his caucus, said he was contacted by Blanchard's
transition staff and asked to re-evaluate the Democratic position.
Faust said Blanchard feels "the present position is not workable."
However, the governor-elect last week said he mostly supported the position.
Amway denies fraud charges
GRAND RAPIDS- A spokesman for Amway Corp. yesterday vigorously
denied charges that the company and four senior officials defrauded the
Canadian government of more than $28 million over a 15-year period.
The four Amway Corp. officers were accused of using "false or fictitious
invoices and price lists to defraud" the Canadian government.
Amway officials named in the charges were Jay Van Andel, chairman;
Richard DoVos, president; C. Dale Discher, treasurer; and William J.
Halliday, executive vice president.
"Amway Corp. and its executives are totally innocent of any wrongdoing
and owe the Canadian government nothing," said Amway spokesman Jack
Wilke in a prepared statement. "Amway was surprised by the timing of this
action since the company has been negotiating in good faith with Canadian
Customs officials," Wilke added.
The charges will not deter the company from filing a $500 million libel suit
against the Detroit Free Press for publishing a story that detailed the man-
ner in which Amway allegedly deceived the Canadian government, Wilke
said.,
Amway has until Aug. 22, 1983 to file the suit and is waiting for the "ap-
propriate time" to press action against the newspaper, he said.
Judiciary Committee prohibits
deferred sentencing for rapists
LANSING - A bill prohibiting probation or deferred sentencing for con-
victed rapists and another cracking down on child-snatching parents were
approved yesterday by the State House Judiciary Committee.
"I think it's time we said ... we really do believe criminal sexual conduct
is'a serious crime in Michigan," said Rep. Mary Brown, the Kalamazoo
Democrat who sponsored the rape law revision.
The legislation was motivated by a recent Kalamazoo case in which a man
convicted of third degree sexual assault was freed under a deferred senten-
cing scheme by a visiting judge from Oakland County.
The bill applies only to first and third degree sexual assault which involve ac-
tual sexual penetration.
The child-snatching bill makes the crime a two-year felony, but it could
be considered a misdemeanor if the child is returned to his or her legal guar-
dian within seven days.
Israelis move to quash fighting
BEIRUT - Fierce fighting erupted yesterday between Lebanese
Christians and Moslems southeast of here, prompting Israel to rush hun-
dreds of soldiers in tanks and armored personnel carriers to the area to quell
the strife.
A Lebanese government spokesman said that by dusk, Israel had moved
50 armored personnel cariers and tanks and more than 500 troops into the
mountain resort of Aley, eight miles from Beirut just outside the Shouf
mountains.
The Israelis imposed a curfew and cut off all traffic between the Shouf
villages where fighting between Lebanese Christian and Moslem militia has
claimed dozens of lives during the last month.
The troop movements followed fierce rocket and artillery battles in Aley
and sniper fire between Shouf villagers, state-run Beirut radio said.

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