American Tragedy by Lawrence SchillerThe riveting account of the O.J. Simpson murder trial is told in the uncensored words of Simpsons closest confidants and attorneys. American Tragedy reveals the answers to many of he cases unexplained questions for the first time. What happened to the missing Louis Vuitton bag? How did Simpsons team stage a deception during the jurys visit to his mansion? Youve heard the speculations and rumors; now read what really happened.
O.J. SIMPSON MURDER TRIAL (CLOSING ARGUMENTS - PART 5)
Rare images from the OJ Simpson trial
The O. Simpson murder trial began on January 24, Pleading not guilty to the murders of ex-wife Nicole Brown and her friend Ron Goldman , which occurred on June 12, , Simpson hired a "dream team" defense, which included lead attorney Robert Shapiro, Johnnie Cochran who later took over as lead counsel , F. On the prosecution side, Marcia Clark served as lead counsel, supported by Christopher Darden. Lasting close to a year, the trial and the events surrounding it were considered the most publicized events the world had ever seen.
One of the most reveling sections of the documentary is a two-minute breakdown in part four about how Simpson generated money while in prison during his trial for the murder of his ex-wife Nicole and her friend Ron Goldman. The entire "O. World globe An icon of the world globe, indicating different international options.
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Christopher Darden (Prosecution)
Once known as one of the most-famous running backs in football history, O. Simpson's reason for renown changed forever on June 12, Simpson was charged with the murders, but acquitted of all the criminal charges in a televised case that transfixed the nation.
At that time, that bit of information seemed too improbable to pay attention to. But some of the jurors had packed their bags. They had also apparently already made up their minds. The deputy who told the deputy who told my friend said some of them had made plans for the weekend. The night before, a person I know had visited O. The journalist assumed the day was over. In a trial of stunning surprises, nothing was more stunning than the news that the jury had arrived at a verdict in less than four hours of deliberation.
The former pro football player was acquitted of the murders of his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ron Goldman. A wild conspiracy theory suggests that Robert Kardashian destroyed evidence that would have seen OJ Simspon convicted of double murder. His lawyer Johnnie Cochran famously helped win the case by asking OJ to try on a leather glove found at the crime scene and believed to have been worn by the killer. He dramatically told the jurors, "If it doesn't fit, you must acquit", when OJ struggled to pull it onto his hand. The case is one that still interests people, and whether or not OJ was innocent or guilty of the brutal crimes is probably debated just as much today as it was back then.