July 29, 1995
UCLA law professor Peter Arenella and Loyola Law School professor Laurie Levenson offer their take on the Simpson trial. Joining them is defense attorney Marcia A. Morrissey, who will rotate with other experts as the case moves forward. Today's topic: The "N word" takes center stage, with the bloody socks still looming in the wings. PETER ARENELLA On the defense: Reports of the defense's demise may be premature.
July 27, 2005 |
DirecTV said "the evidence was overwhelming" against O.J. Simpson. But the ex-football star's lawyer said he did nothing wrong. The satellite TV giant on Tuesday was referring to its civil court victory in which a Florida judge ordered Simpson to pay $25,000 for allegedly stealing its signals. The case stems from the recovery in 2001 of two "bootloaders" in Simpson's home that allowed viewers to tap into DirecTV signals without paying for them.
June 8, 1995 |
Regular watchers of O.J. Simpson's double murder trial have noticed a new face at the defense table--the former football star's close friend and now attorney, Robert Kardashian. Kardashian's promotion from his usual seat at the rail that divides spectators from the lawyers in Judge Lance A. Ito's tiny courtroom was not a casual move.
March 29, 1995 |
Adding significant details to the account he gave last summer, the limousine driver who took O.J. Simpson to the airport June 12 said Tuesday that he had looked carefully at the curb outside Simpson's house when he arrived at the estate and did not see the defendant's white Ford Bronco parked there.
September 13, 1995 |
At the height of the Mark Fuhrman tapes furor, I received a phone call from an African American author, Earl Ofari Hutchinson, who felt black leaders were wrong when they warned of a tape-inspired riot. "I've been simmering about it," said Hutchinson, an independent, progressive voice in the black community. His call followed a press conference late last month at the South Los Angeles headquarters of the Brotherhood Crusade. "This community is a powder keg . . .