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Topic - O.J. Simpson
It was 20 years ago today that O.J. Simpson made his iconic getaway on the highways of California, riding in the back seat of his friend's white 1992 Ford Bronco while a trail of police cruisers and a helicopter followed.
For generations of Americans, the trial of football legend O.J. Simpson for the murder of his ex-wife and her companion 20 years ago Friday is an indelible memory. Not for all generations, however.
O.J. Simpson's lawyers were given another week Friday to reformat and resubmit an appeal to the Nevada Supreme Court seeking a new trial in the kidnapping and armed robbery case of the former football star.
O.J. Simpson's lawyers submitted a supersized appeal to the Nevada Supreme Court, seeking the former football star's release from prison and a new trial in his 2007 Las Vegas armed-robbery case.
O.J. Simpson's lawyers have been given until mid-April to file their written Nevada Supreme Court appeal for a new trial for the former football star in his Las Vegas armed robbery case, Simpson attorney Patricia Palm said this week.
Former NFL great turned criminal, O.J. Simpson, has issued a plea for clemency to President Obama, claiming he may have brain cancer and should be allowed to leave his Nevada jail cell and go free.
Looks like O.J. Simpson will stay in jail a while longer. A judge just denied his request for a new trial for his 2008 convictions for robbery and kidnapping that led to his 33-year sentence.
While O.J. Simpson sits in jail, his lavish Florida home is set to hit the auction block Wednesday with a current appraised value of nearly $500,000.
O.J. Simpson, the former NFL great who fell from national grace when he was accused of murder and ultimately sent to jail for armed robbery, now faces a new disgrace: Stealing cookies from his Nevada prison cafeteria.
As narcissism proliferates, indifference to humanity rampages
O.J. Simpson won a small victory Wednesday in his bid for freedom as Nevada granted him parole on some of his convictions in a 2008 kidnapping and armed robbery involving the holdup of two sports memorabilia dealers at a Las Vegas hotel room.
O.J. Simpson, 66, told a parole board on Thursday that he's spent long enough in jail and should be allowed a reduced sentence.
We the people should learn from the O.J. Simpson murder trial nearly 18 years ago and behave as civil Americans now that George Zimmerman has been set free in the shooting death of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin.
No longer the glamorous celebrity in an expensive suit, O.J. Simpson wore a drab prison uniform during Wednesday’s court appearance. But he ignored the impediments of leg shackles and handcuffs, settled back in the witness chair and talked his heart out for five hours trying to convince a judge he had been wrongly convicted.
The 65-year-old former football star is serving nine to 33 years in a Nevada prison after a jury found him guilty in 2008 of leading the gunpoint robbery of two sports memorabilia dealers in a Las Vegas hotel room. Simpson wants a new trial because he says his longtime lawyer from Miami, Yale Galanter, failed to disclose that he knew about the plan in advance, told Simpson it was legal and provided bad advice at trial.
Simpson claims he was trying to retrieve items that had been stolen from him after he was acquitted of killing Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ron Goldman in Los Angeles, and a 1997 civil case against Simpson that resulted in a wrongful-death judgment of $33.5 million.
Simpson claimed he was trying to retrieve from the memorabilia dealers items that had been stolen from him after his Los Angeles trial and a 1997 civil court a wrongful-death judgment that put him on the hook for $33.5 million to the estates his ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and her friend, Ron Goldman.