Oj Simpson Trial

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Osvaldo Orozco Peterson English 2 12 September 2014 Injustice On the night of June 12, 1994, just after midnight, Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman were discovered, brutally murdered outside the front courtyard of Nicole Simpson's Brentwood condominium. Nicole Simpson was the estranged wife of the famous football player and T.V. star O.J. Simpson. Ron Goldman was an acquaintance of Nicole and worked at the Mezulla Restaurant near Nicole’s’ condo. He was believed to have been returning a pair of glasses Nicole’s mother had left at the restaurant earlier that evening. Even though O.J. Simpson was found not guilty in the crime of murder, the large amount of evidence, including DNA evidence, undoubtedly proved guilt, and a murderer…show more content…
Keep in mind that the LAPD They also argued that Simpson was so crippled by arthritis that he couldn’t have possibly committed the murders. Another key element in the defense victory was when Mark Furhman took the stand. The prosecution disclosed tapes of Fuhrman during an interview with a screenwriter saying had sometimes planted evidence to help secure convictions. The defense suggested that Fuhrman had took blood samples and staged the bloody glove at the crime scene to frame Simpson. D The prosecution's physical evidence included a bloody glove, bloody socks, hair, and fibers and a trail of blood drops connecting the crime scene and O.J.'s estate. Defense lawyers say this physical evidence means nothing because it was either purposely tainted or contaminated. Kenneth Berris testified that two laundry bags are still missing from Simpson's Chicago hotel room. The bloody clothes and murder weapon have never been found. Prosecutors say DNA tests place Simpson's genetic markers on the drops of blood leading away from the bodies. There were also blood samples, similar to Simpson's and the victims, found on O.J.'s Bronco truck. Simpson's blood was also found on his driveway and his foyer. The prosecution says Simpson cut his hand during the murder explaining the trail of blood found in at the murder scene which could have come from only 1 out of 170 million sources of blood, which matched the profile of Simpson. The blood on the socks matched that of Nicole’s and only
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