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  • OJ Simpson appeal in hands of Nevada Supreme Court

    10/27/2014 4:29:58 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 21 replies
    Fox News ^ | October 27, 2014 | AP
    LAS VEGAS – O.J. Simpson's appeal for release from a Nevada prison is now in the hands of the state Supreme Court. Simpson lawyers argued in a final brief to the Nevada high court that a lower court judge was wrong to deny the former football star a new trial in his 2008 kidnapping and armed robbery conviction for a hotel room heist in Las Vegas. The filing, submitted Friday, came after Clark County prosecutors submitted documents Sept. 24 saying there was no need for another trial. The Supreme Court could decide to hear oral arguments, or they could issue...
  • O. J. Simpson has converted to Islam in prison

    09/30/2014 8:44:50 AM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 61 replies
    Pamela Geller ^ | 9/29/14 | Pamela Geller
    Prisons have long been breeding grounds for converts to Islam and jihad. Targeting broken violent men is easy prey for imams and violent Muslims building an army. O.J. Simpson is the perfect target. Report circulates that O. J. Simpson has converted to Islam in prison,” Jihadwatch, August 29, 2014 This story is circulating around today, but not at the major news outlets; it may not be accurate at all and should be treated with reserve. It does exemplify, however, how Islamic proselytizing in prison focuses on people who are angry and feel as if they have been treated unjustly, and...
  • OJ Simpson Converts to Islam (Mike Tyson to Help)

    09/02/2014 11:28:30 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 98 replies
    tvnz ^ | Thursday August 28, 2014
    The former American footballer and movie star has been imprisoned in Nevada since 2008 on charges of kidnapping and armed robbery in relation to an armed robbery that took place at the Palace Station hotel-and-casino in Las Vegas in which sports memorabilia was taken. After seeing his appeal for a re-trial quashed last and being informed in July 2013 he will serve at least another four years, Simpson has embraced the religion in a bid to change his life. A source told National Enquirer magazine: "O.J. really thought that he was going to be successful in a bid for a...
  • O.J. Simpson took us for a ride 20 years ago today and changed us forever

    06/17/2014 12:39:27 PM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 25 replies
    Alabama ^ | 6-17-2014 | Kevin Scarbinsky
    It was 20 years ago today when O.J. Simpson climbed in the back of his white Ford Bronco and took us all for a ride. On June 17, 1994, you, me and 95 million of our closest friends turned our heads away from the opening night of the City Stages music festival in Birmingham, Game 5 of the NBA Finals or whatever else we were doing to watch live as the Hall of Fame running back - one of the most beloved athletes of his generation - sat in the back of a white Ford Bronco with a gun to...
  • Majority of African-Americans now say O.J. Simpson was guilty

    06/10/2014 12:15:07 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 58 replies
    CNN ^ | 06/10/2014
    Twenty years after the start of the O.J. Simpson murder case, attitudes towards Simpson and towards race relations in the country have dramatically changed, according to a new national poll. Monday night's release of the CNN/ORC International survey comes just a few days before 20th anniversary of the murders of Nicole Brown Simpson, the former football star and actor's ex-wife, and of Ronald Goldman. The case against Simpson and the ensuing more than eight-month-long criminal trial, dubbed the "trial of the century," engrossed the nation. Simpson was eventually acquitted. According to CNN polling in 1994, a large majority of whites...
  • Goldman’s sister wrote to O.J. Simpson in jail

    05/05/2014 4:04:18 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 18 replies
    NY Post ^ | 5-5-14 | Susannah Cahalan
    Seventeen years after her brother Ron’s brutal murder, Kim Goldman wrote to O.J. Simpson in jail. “I’m sure it’s really weird to be getting a letter but you’ve been on my mind recently,” Goldman, 42, wrote in 2011. “I realize our few interactions have not been great — but I am wondering if you would grant me a visitation, to let me get to know the real you.” It was a stunning act of forgiveness, and it was just that — an act. Her real goal was to savor the sight of the disgraced gridiron great humiliated in prison, she...
  • 'I lived my way so I'm going to die my way': OJ Simpson 'goes on hunger strike in prison'

    02/13/2014 1:16:31 PM PST · by Bubba_Leroy · 81 replies
    Mail Online ^ | February 13, 2014 | Staff
    OJ Simpson has gone on hunger strike in prison, saying, 'I used to live my way, and now I'm going to die my way,' sources have claimed. The jailed former football star, who is serving out a kidnapping, assault and robbery sentence in a Nevada prison, is reportedly so depressed that he wants to 'just sit down in a corner and die'. Sources spoke to the National Enquirer about Simpson's hunger strike and worsening health. His attorneys have yet to respond to a request for comment. The source claimed that Simpson, 66, who is eligible for parole in 2017 after...
  • Should O.J. Simpson be Killed in an Assisted Suicide?

    02/13/2014 11:55:15 AM PST · by Morgana · 43 replies
    Life News ^ | Wesley J. Smith
    O.J. Simpson, jailed for robbery after being found not guilty of murder, says he wants to die “his way.” From the Daily Mail story: OJ Simpson has gone on hunger strike in prison, saying, ‘I used to live my way, and now I’m going to die my way,’ sources have claimed. ojsimpsonSo, how about it, assisted suicide advocates: Rather than forcing him to engage in what euthanasia advocates tout as VSED (voluntarily stop eating and drinking), why not give him an overdose? After all, he does not have a quality of life he finds acceptable–the actual basis for advocating assisted...
  • O.J. Simpson begs Obama: Free me; I’m dying from brain cancer

    01/03/2014 8:45:09 AM PST · by jazusamo · 79 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | January 3, 2014 | Cheryl K. Chumley
    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. The 66-year-old is currently serving a 33-year sentence for kidnapping and robbery. But he’s being tested for a tumor on his brain to determine whether he has cancer — and he’s convinced that he’s due to die any day now, The Mirror News reported.
  • O.J. Simpson Announced As 1960s Finalist For Rose Bowl All-Century Class

    10/27/2013 7:55:20 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 26 replies
    CBSLA.com) ^ | October 27, 2013 7:25 PM
    PASADENA (CBSLA.com) — O.J. Simpson has been announced as a finalist from the 1960s for the Rose Bowl Game All-Century Class, alongside former USC football coach John McKay and former Wisconsin quarterback Ron VanderKelen. Simpson, 66, has served five years at Lovelock Correctional Center in Nevada, following his conviction on the charges of armed robbery. In 1994, Simpson’s heavily-publicized murder trial, concerning the murders of his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ronald Goldman, brought the former tailback to national attention. The trial, which lasted eight months, resulted in his acquittal. Simpson was named Player of the Game in...
  • OJ Simpson 'wants to host a religious tv show after getting out of prison....

    10/16/2013 3:30:05 PM PDT · by Morgana · 40 replies
    mail online ^ | Ryan Gorman
    FULL TITLE: OJ Simpson 'wants to host a religious tv show after getting out of prison where he has converted his white supremacist cellmate to Christianity' OJ Simpson’s religious rebirth behind bars has seen him counsel fellow inmates and convert a white supremacist to Christianity – and now he wants to take his show on the road for television. Simpson, 66, has always been religious, but his five years behind bars have given him time to focus on religion and have brought him closer to God, MailOnline has learned. Expecting to be out of prison by Christmas, he plans to...
  • Tubby O.J. Simpson is caught stealing COOKIES from prison cafeteria

    09/25/2013 5:50:52 PM PDT · by Morgana · 14 replies
    Who stole the cookie from the cookie jar? O.J. Simpson, apparently. The former gridiron great was recently caught pilfering the sweet treats from the cafeteria of his Nevada prison - something which is strictly forbidden. According to a source, guards noticed the 66-year-old hiding something under his prison clothes as he walked back to his cell after lunch. When they quizzed him, he revealed a stash of more than a dozen oatmeal cookies, which were then seized. 'O.J. just stood there with a goofy grin on his face as the guard kept digging inside his shirt and throwing the cookies...
  • Non-Black America Experiences a Paradigm Shift

    09/04/2013 4:21:10 PM PDT · by Altura Ct. · 105 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 9/4/2013 | By John Ross
    There is a sea change occurring in America fifty years after MLK Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech. This paradigm shift is spreading with the growing realization among our citizens that Black America (including our president) seems to hate Non-Black America. Temper this sweeping statement with the fact that blacks in America may genuinely like non-black individuals, just as whites in 1850 who believed blacks were a lower form of life still knew individual black men they respected for their particular talents and/or character. However, if we take specific individual knowledge out of the equation, on the whole, being black...
  • Freep a poll!(Do you think O.J. did it?)

    08/01/2013 2:40:00 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 19 replies
    dailynews.com ^ | 8-1-13 | LA Daily News
    Do you think O.J. Simpson did it? Yes No
  • O.J. Simpson wins parole in robbery case

    07/31/2013 9:45:33 AM PDT · by tje · 37 replies
    ap ^ | Jul. 31 12:39 PM EDT | Unattributed
    CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — O.J. Simpson has been granted parole on some charges stemming from his 2008 kidnapping and armed robbery convictions involving the holdup of two sports memorabilia dealers at a Las Vegas hotel room. The Nevada Board of Parole Commissioners on Wednesday released an order approving the former NFL star's parole request.
  • OJ Simpson 'has only THREE MONTHS to live because of an extreme case of diabetes'

    07/19/2013 1:54:19 PM PDT · by Colofornian · 81 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | July 17, 2013
    <p>OJ Simpson has only three months to live as a result of his extreme case of diabetes and unhealthy lifestyle behind bars.</p> <p>The combination of 'sky high' blood pressure, a vastly expanding waistline and a lack of physical activity as he serves a 33-year prison sentence have doctors concerned about his health.</p>
  • Larry Elder tweets on OJ Simpson - Zimmerman comparison

    07/14/2013 3:13:26 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 22 replies
    Twitter ^ | July 14, 2013 | Larry Elder
    ‏@larryelder With OJ, state had mountain of evidence. Zealots called him innocent. With Zimmerman, state had nothing. Zealots saw mountain of guilt.
  • O.J. Simpson Wants Out Of Prison

    05/10/2013 9:34:56 AM PDT · by blam · 31 replies
    TBI ^ | 5=10-2013 | Erin Fuchs
    O.J. Simpson Wants Out Of Prison Erin FuchsMay 10, 2013 O.J. Simpson wants out of the clank. He hopes to achieve an early exit with a new trial after his 2008 conviction for bursting into a $35-a-night Las Vegas hotel room and stealing signed photos of himself and other sports memorabilia. The former NFL star — who was cleared of killing his ex-wife and her friend in 1995 — says his lawyer Yale Galanter screwed up the armed robbery case that resulted in a 33-year prison sentence, the Associated Press reported Friday. Simpson, who's now 65, will argue to a...
  • OJ Simpson to get Vegas court hearing on bid for new trial

    05/10/2013 5:44:40 AM PDT · by PROCON · 21 replies
    AP ^ | May 10, 2013 | AP
    LAS VEGAS – O.J. Simpson will return next week to the Las Vegas courthouse where he was convicted of leading an armed sports memorabilia heist to ask a judge for a new trial on the grounds that his lawyer botched his case.
  • Movie for a Sunday afternoon: "The Cassandra Crossing" (1977)

    01/20/2013 12:34:28 PM PST · by ReformationFan · 8 replies
    You Tube ^ | 1977 | George P. Cosmatos
    With tomorrow being the inauguration of the disastrous 2nd Obama Administration(a/k/a the 3rd Jimmy Carter Administration that never was), what could be more appropriate for today's MFASA pick than a disaster film released the same year as the inauguration of the Carter presidency? A plague infected terrorist stows away on a passenger train which gets rerouted to a quarantine camp that will have to cross a rickety bridge with a good chance of not being able to sustain the train's weight. Come to think of it, the innocent train passengers probably have more reason to be optimistic about their fate...
  • Serial Killer Murdered Nicole Brown Simpson, New Documentary Claims

    01/04/2013 4:41:17 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 41 replies
    ABC News ^ | Dan Harris
    A convicted serial killer currently on death row killed O.J. Simpson's ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ron Goldman, a new documentary claims. "My Brother the Serial Killer" claims Glen Rogers was behind the 1994 murders that made nationwide headlines. The documentary, which airs Nov. 21 on Investigation Discovery, includes a candid interview with Rogers' brother, Clay. "I'm absolutely certain that my brother killed Nicole Simpson and Ron Goldman," Clay Rogers told the filmmakers. Glen Rogers was arrested six weeks after Simpson, the famous football player and Brown's ex-husband, was acquitted of the murders. Police claimed Rogers went on...
  • 'Kato' Kaelin now says O.J. killed Nicole Simpson, Ron Goldman (Loathsome Parasite Alert!)

    10/15/2012 5:04:12 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 55 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | September 20, 2012
    O.J. Simpson killed Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Lyle Goldman, says one of the more prominent witnesses in the criminal trial in which the former football legend was acquitted in the 1994 double murder.Brian "Kato" Kaelin, who lived in Simpson's guest house at the time of killings, identified Simpson as the killer in an interview with the New York Post. "The statute of limitations has now passed . . . so I can now say . . . yes, he did it,”  Kaelin told Cindy Adams of the Post. Asked why his testimony did not help convict Simpson, he replied, “I...
  • Obama makes O.J. Simpson joke

    10/09/2012 11:09:32 AM PDT · by ColdOne · 35 replies
    politico44 ^ | 10/9/12 | REID J. EPSTEIN
    SAN FRANCISCO – O.J. Simpson jokes are apparently now fair game in presidential politics. President Obama invoked the former NFL star acquitted of murder Monday night during a fundraiser here during a riff about Sesame Street characters on the run from Mitt Romney seeking to cut federal funding from public broadcasting. “Elmo has been seen in a white Suburban,” Obama said. “He’s driving for the border.” Simpson, of course, traveled in a white Ford Bronco, not a Chevrolet Suburban, during his infamous 1994 low-speed chase through Los Angeles.
  • OJ killed his wife, Kato says (Now he tells us)

    09/20/2012 2:47:07 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 136 replies
    New York Post ^ | 09/20/2012 | Cindy Adams
    Unless you were born after 1996, you know Kato Kaelin. In the Year of Our Lord 1994, Kato Kaelin was famous. Hot. Headlines. Front page. In everyone’s mouth. On everybody’s lips. TV, radio, newspapers. Kindergarten kids crayonned his name. More mentions of Kato and lawyer Kardashian than today’s mentions of Kanye and Kardashian’s kid Kim. He was a star of O.J. Simpson’s trial for killing his wife, Nicole. At their house that night, he saw, he heard. He knew who, what and where. The prosecution labeled Kaelin a hostile witness. Unemployed, a freeloader, did he tell the truth then? The...
  • O.J. Simpson's lawyer TAMPERED with glove so it wouldn't fit his hand ..., claims prosecutor

    09/09/2012 5:37:20 AM PDT · by Uncle Chip · 56 replies
    Mail Online ^ | Sept 8, 2012 | By BETH STEBNER and REUTERS REPORTER
    Nearly seventeen years ago, former NFL star and actor O.J. Simpson was shockingly acquitted of murdering his ex-wife and her friend. But now a district attorney at the centre of the case has alleged that Simpson’s lead defence lawyer tampered with a crucial piece of evidence – one of the infamous gloves that prosecutors said linked Simpson to the grisly double-murder of his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ronald Goldman. After The Juice struggled to fit the gloves on his hands – in one of the defining moments of the racially charged trial that captivated the nation –...
  • Marcia Clark: “O.J. Who?” – Former Prosecutor’s Books are Optioned to TNT for Series

    07/24/2012 4:42:34 PM PDT · by InHisService · 7 replies
    Consequential Commentary ^ | 7-24-2012 | Mary C. Kirchhoff
    Yesterday, July 23, Clark made this annoucement on Facebook: GREAT NEWS! TNT has optioned my Rachel Knight series for a TV series as a one hour drama! I'm attached as an Executive Producer and Executive Producer/Showrunner Dee Johnson is writing the pilot and Executive Producer Nelson McCormick will direct.” In an email communication with yours truly, Marcia confirmed to me “We're in development on a one hour drama series based on the Rachel Knight series.”
  • It's O.J. Simpson on the loose in ‘The Unpromotable,’ a film...[release delayed to help Obama]

    07/23/2012 9:30:37 AM PDT · by kevcol · 7 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | July 23, 2012 | Carson Griffith
    Pardo’s flick, aptly titled, “The Unpromotable,” is derived from more than 70 hours of real footage of Simpson traveling to events from 2001 until he was sent to the slammer in 2008 in an armed kidnapping case. . . “It’s him with girls all over him in clubs,” said Pardo, who joined Simpson at appearances in 35 states including New York. “It doesn’t show him in a great light, (but) in both lights. . . Like the trials of Simpson themselves, the film has a racial undertone, so the Hall of Fame running back has given him strict instructions...
  • 'OJ is innocent': Private investigator claims Simpson's SON hacked star's wife ... [snip]

    04/02/2012 6:15:17 AM PDT · by Daffynition · 63 replies
    DailyMail ^ | April1, 2012 | Daily Mail Reporter
    Full title: 'OJ is innocent': Private investigator claims Simpson's SON hacked star's wife and friend to death... and he went to trial to cover it up A Texas private investigator claims he knows who really killed Nicole Brown and Ron Goldman in 1994. And it wasn't OJ Simpson. In a new book, 'OJ is Innocent and I Can Prove It,' William C. Dear alleges Simpson went on trial, and was acquitted of murder, in an effort to deflect attention from the true killer: His son Jason. Dear says Simpson was at the crime scene -- but not until after his...
  • Allred’s involvement in Cain accusations a sure sign charges are worthless

    11/07/2011 2:36:58 PM PST · by Fred · 27 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 11/07/11 | Robert Laurie
    All the ingredients are here. We have a potentially powerful politician, a hopelessly flimsy accusation of sexual misconduct and a predictable media, desperate to fill broadcast hours. Was there really ever any doubt that alleged civil rights attorney Gloria Allred would get involved? After all, whether she’s demonstrating anal sex using a baseball bat, buddying up to bereft pornstars or inserting herself into the life of Chaz Bono, she’s proven that her proper place is in front of a camera,
  • Does trial by Jury still work?

    07/12/2011 10:06:07 AM PDT · by mainestategop · 35 replies
    Mainestategop ^ | 7/11/11 | Mainestategop
    I've meant to write about this for sometime but the recent verdict with Casey Anthony was what brought me into writing it. This incident is disgusting and shows that the jury trial, which was considered an important right and cornerstone in our nation's founding HAS been undermined. It shows how far we have drifted from our Christian values and the philosophical values of our godly founders who gave us this great nation. My view of why this happened can be summed up by Rush Limbaugh who pointed to the so called pro-choice movement that advocates legal murder for babies... "You...
  • 'Caylee's law' drafted to force mothers to report missing child in first 24 hours

    07/07/2011 4:16:47 PM PDT · by Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears · 60 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 7/7/11 | Paul Bentley
    Four states are drafting legislation in the wake of the Casey Anthony trial which will force parents to report missing children in the first 24 hours. Lawmakers in Florida, New York, Oklahoma and West Virginia have announced they will propose versions of the legislation, which comes in the wake of nationwide fury following the acquittal of young mother Anthony on charges that she murdered her two-year-old daughter Caylee. The prosecution case in the Anthony trial was largely hampered by the fact that Caylee's body was found so late. The child was reported missing a full month after her family last...
  • OJ Simpson to admit to murders? OJ Simpson to admit to murders?

    06/24/2011 11:42:56 AM PDT · by mandaladon · 110 replies · 1+ views
    Hot Air ^ | 23 Jun 2011 | Ed Morrissey
    Call off the search at American golf courses everywhere for the murderer of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman. According to the National Enquirer and reported in the Daily Mail, OJ Simpson has admitted to the murders and will do so again in a televised interview with Oprah Winfrey — and will claim self-defense, if the report is accurate: O.J Simpson has confessed to Oprah Winfrey that he murdered his former wife, it has been reported. The talk show host made headlines recently saying that one of her regrets was never having got the shamed former sportsman to confess to...
  • Has O.J. Simpson confessed murder to Oprah?

    06/22/2011 8:34:27 PM PDT · by Para-Ord.45 · 123 replies
    http://www.dailymail.co.uk ^ | June 22 2011 | Paul Bentley
    Has O.J. Simpson confessed murder to Oprah? Huge TV interview planned in which convict 'will admit he killed Nicole in self-defence as she pulled a knife on him' O.J Simpson has confessed to Oprah Winfrey that he murdered his former wife, it has been reported. The talk show host made headlines recently saying that one of her regrets was never having got the shamed former sportsman to confess to the killing. And it appears her wish may well have come true with reports Simpson has already told one of her producers in an interview from jail that he knifed ex-wife...
  • OJ Simpson to admit to murders ? [O.J Simpson to Oprah : "Yes, I did it. I killed Nicole"]

    06/23/2011 7:42:11 AM PDT · by RobinMasters · 81 replies
    Hot Air ^ | June 23, 2011 | Ed Morrissey
    Call off the search at American golf courses everywhere for the murderer of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman. According to the National Enquirer and reported in the Daily Mail, OJ Simpson has admitted to the murders and will do so again in a televised interview with Oprah Winfrey — and will claim self-defense, if the report is accurate: O.J Simpson has confessed to Oprah Winfrey that he murdered his former wife, it has been reported. The talk show host made headlines recently saying that one of her regrets was never having got the shamed former sportsman to confess to...
  • Dominique Strauss-Kahn: sexual contact with chambermaid 'consensual'

    05/17/2011 8:57:47 PM PDT · by rawhide · 91 replies
    telegraph.co.uk ^ | 10:51PM BST 17 May 2011 | Jon Swaine
    Dominique Strauss-Kahn will admit he had sexual contact with the hotel chambermaid who alleges he attacked her, but insist it was consensual, his lawyers have indicated. The International Monetary Fund chief allegedly locked the maid in his suite at Manhattan's Sofitel on Saturday and forced her to give him oral sex. He was denied $1m bail and is being held at Rikers Island jail. However in a hint at what may become his main line of defence, his attorney, Benjamin Brafman, said at New York criminal court: "The evidence, we believe, will not be consistent with a forcible encounter". It...
  • Report: O.J. Simpson brutally beaten in prison

    02/15/2011 2:14:41 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 72 replies · 1+ views
    CBS News ^ | 2/15/2011 | Will Brinson
    O.J. Simpson's been an afterthought since he went to prison, but a report today that he was brutally beaten by skinheads in his prison cell has him back in the media spotlight. The National Enquirer, which gained noticeable sports cred when they broke the Tiger Woods scandal, reports that Simpson was "beaten unconscious in a brutal prison yard attack" and is now so messed-up mentally that he can't leave his cell. "Unfortunately for O.J., a group of young skinhead punks were within earshot - and they were enraged," Bruce Fromong, a former business partner of Simpson's told the Enquirer. The...
  • Packers Return to Green Bay with Lombardi Trophy

    02/08/2011 6:52:06 PM PST · by big'ol_freeper · 20 replies
    Packers.com ^ | 8 Feb 2011 | Duke Bobber
    Green Bay Packers fans turned out in droves to welcome their Super Bowl championship football team back to town on Monday. Fans lined the city streets all along the Packers’ route from Austin-Straubel Airport back to Lambeau Field after the team’s plane landed around 1:45 p.m. The players and coaches traveled in a caravan of Green Bay city buses, and on some streets fans were lined up as much as five or six people deep, on both sides. The crowds grew considerably larger the closer the team got to Lambeau. Upon arriving at the stadium, thousands of fans were waiting...
  • F. Lee Bailey: Dog Walker Would Have Shown O.J. Simpson Wasn’t a Murderer

    01/11/2011 6:50:51 PM PST · by Gondring · 75 replies
    ABA Journal ^ | Jan 11, 2011 8:21 AM CST | Debra Cassens Weiss
    F. Lee Bailey is taking issue with a decision by the late lawyer Johnnie Cochran in the murder trial of O.J. Simpson. Bailey, a disbarred lawyer, writes that Simpson was “in fact totally innocent of the murders of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman” and offers little-known evidence supporting his assertion. He makes the argument in a 46-page paper posted at the website of his consulting company, according to the Portland Press Herald and the New York Daily News. Dog walker Tom Lang may have been the most important witness in the case, but his testimony was never used due...
  • O.J. Simpson verdict upheld

    10/22/2010 11:35:05 AM PDT · by Doctor 2Brains · 22 replies
    Associated Press ^ | 10/220/10 | Associated Press
    LAS VEGAS -- The Nevada Supreme Court refused Friday to overturn O.J. Simpson's armed robbery and kidnapping convictions stemming from a gunpoint Las Vegas hotel room heist. The court said in its ruling that it concluded that all of Simpson's arguments for appeal were without merit. The court ordered the conviction of Simpson's co-defendant Clarence "C.J." Stewart to be reversed and a new trial held. The 63-year-old Simpson is serving nine to 33 years at a state prison. Stewart is serving 7˝ to 27 years at High Desert State Prison northwest of Las Vegas. Both men were convicted of kidnapping,...
  • LA principal apologizes for choice of black heroes

    03/05/2010 4:38:57 PM PST · by JoeProBono · 10 replies · 575+ views
    hosted ^ | Mar 5 | ROBERT JABLON
    LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The principal of a South Los Angeles elementary school has apologized after some children carried photos of O.J. Simpson, RuPaul and Dennis Rodman in a parade celebrating Black History Month. "Unfortunately, questionable decisions were made in the selection of noteworthy African-American role models," Lorraine Abner wrote Thursday in a letter sent to parents of students at Wadsworth Avenue Elementary School....
  • O.J. Simpson's 'acquittal suit' to be donated (to the Smithsonian Institution)

    03/02/2010 10:21:48 AM PST · by a fool in paradise · 16 replies · 396+ views
    AP via Houston Chronicle ^ | March 1, 2010, 11:45PM | LINDA DEUTSCH
    With O.J. Simpson giving his agreement from prison, a judge approved a plan Monday to donate the suit the former NFL star was wearing when he was acquitted of murder to the Smithsonian Institution. The deal ends a 13-year legal battle between Simpson's former sports agent Mike Gilbert and Fred Goldman, the father of the man Simpson was accused of killing in 1994. Both men claimed the right to the suit, shirt and tie Simpson was wearing Oct. 3, 1995, when he was acquitted of killing ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ronald Goldman after a trial that riveted...
  • Nevada's top court opposes Simpson ruling [Redux]

    01/17/2010 10:02:04 AM PST · by JoeProBono · 6 replies · 285+ views
    The Nevada Supreme Court said a judge in Clark County, Nev., should have given the media access to questionnaires from ex-athlete O.J. Simpson's robbery trial. The Nevada Supreme Court voted 6-0 Thursday that Clark County District Judge Jackie Glass's decision to deny the press access to jury questionnaires from the 2008 trial was ill-advised given the press's First Amendment rights, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reported Friday. The state's top court said Glass's promise to jurors to keep the questionnaires confidential "does not supersede the public's and press's First Amendment right to access criminal proceedings." Court justices said they ruled on...
  • OJ Simpson beaten in prison

    12/07/2009 2:13:48 PM PST · by Main Street · 118 replies · 8,267+ views
    Drudge ^ | 12-7 | Drudge
    OJ Simpson beaten in prison, race incident, currently in hospital, sources claim... NATIONAL ENQUIRER to report details later in week... Developing...
  • Ed Klein: Kennedy liked to joke about Chappaquiddick (barf alert)

    08/28/2009 1:49:17 PM PDT · by Justaham · 20 replies · 1,008+ views
    YouTube ^ | 8-27-09
    This isn't an accusation from Ted Kennedy's political opponents, but a nostalgic remembrance by one of his friends. Ed Klein, former Newsweek editor, tells the Diane Rehm Show: "I dont know if you know this or not, but one of his favorite topics of humor was indeed Chappaquiddick itself. And he would ask people, have you heard any new jokes about Chappaquiddick? That is just the most amazing thing. Its not that he didnt feel remorse about the death of Mary Jo Kopechne, but that he still always saw the other side of everything and the ridiculous side of things,...
  • Was Kennedy the "Greatest" Senator?

    08/26/2009 3:58:10 PM PDT · by Peter Andrew Conservative · 25 replies · 534+ views
    ConservativeAmerican.org ^ | 8/26/9 | Peter Andrew
    Excerpt: "OJ SIMPSON - GREATEST FOOTBALL PLAYER OF OUR TIME ...President Obama...pushed me a little too hard. Did he have to say that Senator Kennedy, “became the greatest United States Senator of our time” ? That’s going a just a Tad (or a Ted) too far. Would President Obama also say that “O.J. Simpson became the greatest professional football player of our time?”... ...(Kennedy)has had some very questionable history, including one incident in which his actions may have cost another person’s life. That hardly makes one great and surely means the person will never be “the greatest” anything. ...
  • Nevada justices cool to O.J. Simpson's request for bail

    08/03/2009 3:55:11 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 8 replies · 453+ views
    LA Times ^ | August 3, 2009 | Ashley Powers
    Lawyers for the former football great appear before a panel of the state Supreme Court to seek Simpson's release while he appeals his armed-robbery and kidnapping conviction.Reporting from Las Vegas -- Nevada Supreme Court justices appeared cool today to arguments from O.J. Simpson's attorneys that the former football star be granted bail while he appeals his armed-robbery and kidnapping conviction. Simpson attorney Yale Galanter said the notoriety of the NFL Hall of Fame running back, who was famously acquitted of a 1994 double murder in Los Angeles, made it impossible for him to flee if he's released on bail. "Mr....
  • Nevada Supreme Court considers releasing Simpson

    08/03/2009 12:00:26 PM PDT · by Crazieman · 11 replies · 801+ views
    State-Run Associated Press ^ | 8/3/09 | KEN RITTER
    LAS VEGAS (AP) - A trio of Nevada Supreme Court justices is considering whether to let O.J. Simpson and a former golfing buddy out of prison while the full court reviews their convictions for a gunpoint hotel room heist.
  • O.J. Simpson wants items that were seized in Vegas

    07/25/2009 5:33:10 PM PDT · by JoeProBono · 22 replies · 840+ views
    hostednews ^ | 23 hours ago
    LOS ANGELES — O.J. Simpson filed a declaration in court Friday claiming that several items seized by authorities following the bungled hotel heist that sent him to prison are rightfully his and should be returned. The declaration in Superior Court lists numerous signed footballs Simpson says he was awarded during his glory days as a college and pro athlete in the 1960s and 1970s. Others include ties Simpson says he wore during his murder trial and a picture he says the late FBI director J. Edgar Hoover gave him.
  • OJ Simpson getting unusual shot at winning release from Nevada high court

    07/19/2009 4:17:00 PM PDT · by TaxPayer2000 · 36 replies · 1,595+ views
    CJAD Radio ^ | 2009-07-19 16:47 | Ken Ritter, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
    LAS VEGAS - Few in Nevada legal circles believe O.J. Simpson has any real chance at freedom when the state's Supreme Court justices consider letting him trade a prison cell in rural northern Nevada for a golf course in Miami while he appeals his conviction in a gunpoint hotel room heist. What really has them abuzz is that Nevada's only appellate court agreed to schedule oral arguments Aug. 3 to hear Simpson's plea to be allowed to post bond. "It's unusual. This is a situation where the Nevada Supreme Court might be accused of politics or being star-struck," said Michael...
  • On OJ Simpson and Barack Obama (2 birds of a feather: heros that fall down with a smash)

    06/22/2009 5:30:26 AM PDT · by bestintxas · 10 replies · 624+ views
    American Spectator ^ | 6/22/09 | James Lewis
    No, I don't think Obama is another OJ Simpson. The two men could not be more different. It's a common marketing strategy that links them. White guilt and that ache for black vindication were a huge part of OJ's celebrity campaign. That's also what got Obama elected over Hillary and then McCain. David Axelrod as a PR maven had obviously studied the opinion polls about black celebrities. They knew that a black man who looked and sounded good on TV could roll over the opposition; the media wouldn't dare to examine his background. OJ had demonstrated it, along with Oprah...