Trilling, Diana
October 1995
New Republic;10/30/95, Vol. 213 Issue 18, p18
Comments on the acquittal of O. J. Simpson in a trial for the murder of his former wife Nicole Brown and her companion Ron Goldman. Controversy surrounding the verdict of the jury; Factors which may have contributed to the acquittal of Simpson; Criticism on the legal system in the U.S.; Strategy used by defense lawyer Johnnie Cochran in the trial; Racial composition of the jury; Description of the performance of judge Lance Ito in handling the trial; Reaction of the African American community to the verdict of the jury.


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