what did oj's lawyer say

by Dr. Lester Fritsch 8 min read

OJ Simpson’s lawyer Robert Shapiro has spoken for the first time since the trial ended 20 years ago and revealed what his client whispered to him after the not guilty verdict. “You told me this would be the result from the beginning. You were right,” Shapiro recalls Simpson telling him.

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Did OJ Simpson’s lawyer manipulate the media?

Published July 23, 2017This article is more than 2 years old. Johnnie Cochran, OJ Simpson’s lawyer, was able to win an acquittal for his client by making the mid-nineties trial about race, not a double murder. To do so, he manipulated the media, according to Christopher Darden, one of the prosecutors charged with trying Simpson.

What was the sentence for OJ Simpson in 2008?

In 2007, Simpson was arrested in Las Vegas, Nevada and charged with the felonies of armed robbery and kidnapping. In 2008, he was convicted and sentenced to 33 years' imprisonment, with a minimum of nine years without parole. He served his sentence at the Lovelock Correctional Center near Lovelock, Nevada.

Would Cochran defend OJ Simpson?

Now a defense attorney, he said he would have no problem defending Simpson, and that Cochran referred clients to him before he died. He also claims not to have watched the recent wave of OJ-inspired media, including his smoldering representation by actor Sterling K. Brown.

What did OJ Whisper in his ear?

A more than 20-year-old mystery has been solved. Attorney Robert Shapiro gave a rare on-camera interview to Megyn Kelly for her special, Megyn Kelly Presents, which aired Tuesday night on the Fox News Channel. Shapiro finally revealed what O.J. Simpson whispered in his ear, after the former football star learned he was acquitted of double murder.

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How did Johnnie Cochran win the OJ Simpson trial?

Johnnie Cochran, OJ Simpson’s lawyer, was able to win an acquittal for his client by making the mid-nineties trial about race, not a double murder. To do so, he manipulated the media, according to Christopher Darden, one of the prosecutors charged with trying Simpson. “Cochran used the media to change the conversation as effectively as Donald Trump ...

How many teeth did Darden lose in the Simpson trial?

Darden dropped a few other intriguing tidbits in is AMA: The eight-month Simpson trial took a physical toll on him: He said he lost 2o lbs, two teeth and had four root canal surgeries before it was over. He thought Cochran’s famous line—”if the glove doesn’t fit, you must acquit”— was “a kids rhyme for idiots.”.

Who was the victim of the n-word?

Their strategy was to make the case about the racism of the Los Angeles police department, which they accused of framing Simpson for the murder of Nicole Brown Simpson, his ex-wife and her friend, Ronald Goldman. Cochran turned the trial’s focus on Mark Fuhrman, a detective investigating the case, and, explosively, his use of the n-word (paywall).

Did Darden comment on Cochran?

Darden , who has maintained a low profile since the trial, didn’t elaborate on his Reddit comment, but he suggests that Cochran, through flamboyant statements and acts, was able to captivate the media , which in turn helped sway the jury.

Who is the prosecutor for OJ Simpson?

OJ Simpson'. For her part, prosecutor Marcia Clark, 62, praised the show for what it did right -- remembering the victims, Nicole and Ron. "I think the series actually makes an effort to acknowledge them and the ways in which that they were forgotten," Clark told ET exclusively in February.

Who is the attorney for Megyn Kelly?

Attorney Robert Shapiro gave a rare on-camera interview to Megyn Kelly for her special, Megyn Kelly Presents, which aired Tuesday night on the Fox News Channel. Shapiro finally revealed what O.J. Simpson whispered in his ear, after the former football star learned he was acquitted of double murder.

Does Shapiro regret the verdict?

Shapiro, a key member of Simpson's "dream team" defense, has no regrets about the verdict. "There's two types of justice that we deal with in America: There's moral justice and there's legal justice," Shapiro commented. "If you look at it from a moral point of view, a lot of people would say he absolutely did it.

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