The Trial Of The OJ Simpson Murder Trial

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The OJ Simpson murder trial is often regarded as the trial of the century, but was it actually? There are many questions in this trial that will be highlighted, like the evidence against OJ, and how he got the cut on his hand, and why the prosecution made OJ try on the bloody gloves. Also, was there another killer? Could it have been OJ’s son, Jason Simpson? Finally, why was the black community so overwhelmed when OJ was acquitted?
First, what evidence was found that would make people believe that OJ committed these horrific murders? Well, there was a large amount of evidence not in OJ’s favor. First, we must take a look at the frequent 911 calls from Nicole Brown, OJ Simpson’s ex wife, the woman who was murdered. OJ had a history of domestic
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One of the biggest questions of the entire trial was how OJ got the cut on his left hand. Detectives came to the conclusion that the killer fled the crime scene bleeding from his left hand. ("Jury Takes Close Look at Simpson 's Hand.")
Next, how did OJ get the cut on his hand? The day after the crime, OJ had a cut on his left hand, which he claimed he got from glass in his hotel room. The prosecution made an emphasis on that cut on OJ’s hand, they really wanted him to tell the truth about the cut. The prosecution testified that he received those cuts from Nicole Brown, while she was fighting for her life, they believe, they believed they were fingernail gouges from Nicole. In conclusion, no one will ever really know how OJ received those
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For hundreds of years white American jurors had ruled against innocent black defendants who had allegedly harmed a white citizen. For hundreds of years guilty white defendants got away with harming black citizens after being acquitted by white juries. So, O.J. Simpson became the representation of a new time. He had clearly committed the crime against a Nicole Brown and Ron Goldman, but he and his lawyers were able to give the black community justice. It was known the LAPD was corrupt, and it was believed they were all racist. After the Rodney King beatings, when LAPD members brutally beat an unarmed black man, and it was caught on video, and those LAPD members were never prosecuted. The black community hated the LAPD, they rioted after the

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