OJ Simpson Found Not Guilty of Murder Essays

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The O.J Simpson Trial O.J Simpson should have been found guilty due to his violent actions on June 12th, 1994. There were many actions or causes that led up to his violent act. The main and most known cause of Simpson’s act was “infidelity”. Simpson’s wife Nicole Simpson had been spending too much time with a man by the name of Ronald Goldman. When O.J became suspicious, he took immediate action. On June 12th, 1994, Nicole Simpson and Ronald Goldman’s bodies were found Nicole’s condominium; the victims had been stabbed to death. The identity of the murderer was unknown up until O.J was suspected to be a suspect. When accused, he was in another state, and was forced to fly back. (Aaseng 1996) The funeral for the two victims was held on …show more content…

He claimed that they were out to get him, and they framed him; and yet again, the jury believed him. On May 4th, 1994, the Goldman family sues O.J. A lot of Simpson’s personal items, such as his trophies and cars were seized. On November 6th 1996, the jury was composed of nine Whites, one Black, one Hispanic, and an Asian. A photographer claims to have taken a picture of Simpson in 1993 wearing Bruno Magli shoes, which were the same ones that were worn by the killer of Nicole Simpson and Ronald Goldman. O.J completely denied the picture; which led the photographer to release to the jury over 30 pictures of Simpson in the shoes. Also, on November 11th, pathologists thought that the scars and scratches on O.J’s hands may have been caused by the victim’s finger nails when trying to resist being stabbed to death. However, Simpson claimed that he might have gotten the cuts and scars on his wrists by “rassling” with his son. ( November 19th, a secret tape was revealed to the judge and the jury. However, it was not allowed to be released to the public. On the tape was a recording of a conversation between O.J and Nicole. When all of the evidence began to accumulate, Simpson started having trouble denying all of it. On December 20th, O.J regained partial custody of his children Sydney and Justin. Meaning he could see them on certain occasions and pre-scheduled dates that were appointed by the

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