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1 Collaborative Discussion Summary: Courtroom TV Danielle Hill CJS/251 April 18, 2016 Sylvia S Beaver, JD
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2 Collaborative Discussion Summary: Courtroom TV The O. J. Simpson murder case was a criminal trial held at the Los Angeles County Superior Court, in which former NFL star and actor O. J. Simpson was tried on two counts of murder for the June 12, 1994, deaths of his ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and waiter Ronald Lyle Goldman. The trial spanned from the jury's swearing-in on November 9, 1994to opening statements on January 24, 1995 to a verdict on October 3, 1995, when Simpson was acquitted. The case has been described as the most publicized criminal trial in American history . Simpson hired a high-profile defense team, initially led by Robert Shapiro and subsequently led by Johnnie Cochran, and that also famous Robert Kardashian, Shawn Holley, and Carl E. Douglas, with two more attorneys specializing in DNA evidence: Barry Scheck and Peter Neufeld. Los Angeles County believed it had a strong prosecution case, but Cochran was able to
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