Gerson, Mark
April 1995
New Republic;4/24/95, Vol. 212 Issue 17, p27
Illustrates how the murder trial of African American celebrity O. J. Simpson can become an excellent basis for a lively classroom discussion on race and laws in the U.S. Sympathy of minority students to Simpson; Details of the case against Simpson; Comments of the students on the facts of the case and the progress of the jury trial.


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