TITLE

A normal murder

AUTHOR(S)
Wright, Robert
PUB. DATE
July 1994
SOURCE
New Republic;7/11/94, Vol. 211 Issue 2, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Explains that the jury which will decide the case against African American sport celebrity O. J. Simpson for murdering his wife can only choose between blame and pity toward the accused. Examination on the temporary insanity defense that Simpson could use in the trial; Information on a case in the U.S. in which the temporary insanity defense succeeded; Discussion on the case; Possible verdict of the jury; Importance of the outcome of the case.
ACCESSION #
9407067661

 

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