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.
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March 8, 2001 |
O.J. Simpson asked the California Supreme Court on Wednesday to overturn the $33.5-million wrongful-death judgment against him. The former football star filed the request in Los Angeles without the assistance of an attorney. Details were not immediately available, but Dr. Henry Johnson, a close friend and investigator for Simpson, said the request alleged that Simpson was denied his constitutional right to a fair trial.
June 17, 1995 |
After watching the great O.J. Simpson glove-fitting event in the courtroom, I went home and viewed the videotape. God bless technology. Transfixed by the little drama, I was able to watch the tape over and over both in normal speed and in slow motion, repeatedly punching reverse for more replays. I stopped the picture at crucial moments, giving me a chance to use my VCR's freeze-frame capability.
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October 28, 1999 |
A Cal State Fullerton professor who asked O.J. Simpson to speak to his criminology class has dropped the invitation but says he may reissue it if logistics can be resolved. Professor James Lasley said he invited Simpson through a mutual friend who is a professional athlete. Simpson was tentatively going to speak to the criminology and delinquency class on Wednesday. "He's a walking criminology lesson," said Lasley, who pointed out that the textbook he uses has a chapter on the Simpson case.
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March 29, 1997 |
Carrying out a court order, Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies hauled away boxes of items from O.J. Simpson's Brentwood estate Friday, but were unable to find several big-ticket pieces, including the football legend's Heisman Trophy and his Hall of Fame ring. Simpson was officially notified of the order at 9 a.m., when the deputies arrived at his gate accompanied by two moving trucks.
October 23, 2001 |
At his road rage trial, a poised, relaxed O.J. Simpson hobbled on arthritic knees to the witness stand Monday and swore under oath that he had been the victim, not the aggressor, in the incident. The other driver "just puffed up like a bullfrog, got animated and went off," the former pro football star testified. "This was a guy who needed some decaf coffee. "All I wanted to do was get out of there," Simpson said. In the heat of a roadside argument on Dec.
June 6, 1995 |
A Los Angeles County district attorney's office employee filed suit Monday against a lead prosecutor in the O.J. Simpson case and several office investigators, alleging that they intimidated her in an effort to get negative information about Simpson's relationship with his first wife. Pamela O. Mills asks for $12 million in damages in the suit filed in Los Angeles federal court, contending that her civil rights were violated by Deputy Dist. Atty.
June 22, 1995 |
For a journalist, getting kicked out of the O.J. Simpson courtroom is bad enough, but what about being banned from the entire courthouse? That's what has happened to Life magazine photographer Roger Sandler. His banishment from the Criminal Courts Building is so complete, in fact, that he was not even permitted to attend a hearing on his ouster last month. If Sandler isn't permitted in the building, he can't go to his own hearing, reasoned Superior Court Judge John H.
February 19, 1995 |
O.J. CITY One week of news, in capsule form, from this, the base camp for the Trial of the Century, the home of America's favorite whodunit, the very center of the Universe of News. Read this, and understand everything of importance--apparently--that happened last week: O. J. SIMPSON JURY TOURS CRIME SCENE O.J. SIMPSON NEIGHBORS COPE WITH 'CIRCUS' O.J. JUROR WEARS 49ER CAP; PROSECUTORS TROUBLED (Prop. 187 ruled unconstitutional) BEFORE TOUR, JUDGE ITO ORDERS PICTURE OF O.J.'