Presentation on theme: "Nicole Brown Ron Goldman OJ Simpson (his ex-wife) (partner of Nicole)"— Presentation transcript:
Nicole Brown Ron Goldman OJ Simpson (his ex-wife) (partner of Nicole)
June 12, 1994 Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman are stabbed to death in Nicole's house. June 17, 1994 Chase with police and arrest. January 24, 1995 Criminal trial opens. October 3, 1995 Jury finds O.J. Simpson not guilty of two counts of murder. October 23, 1996 Opening statements in civil trial. February 4, 1997 Jury finds Simpson liable and awards plaintiffs $33.5 million in in compensatory damages.
1995 : criminal trial of OJ Simpson held at the superior Court in Los Angeles October 23, 1996 : Opening statements in civil trial Criminal trial : Simpson was acquitted after a trial that lasted more than eight months Civil trial : The victims' families were awarded $33.5 million in compensatory and punitive damages Elements inculpatory : the imprint of his expensive Italian shoes in the bloody driveway
. His ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson had filed for divorce in 1992 after he abused her. He hasn't alibi. An escape attempt then he had to go to police. Nicole Brown had an emergency call to the police on the night of his death : "OJ Simpson was introduced to me, in my house”. A hood with OJ Simpson’s hair is found at the scene
. Lack of sufficient evidence. The police didn’t find the murder weapon. The glove was found that isn’t the size of the hand of OJ Simpson. The police officer who found a glove on the crime scene with the DNA of OJ Simpson is deemed to be racist
OJ Simpson risked imprisonment in perpetuity but he will eventually found not guilty, in part, not to create race riots like 1992 in Los Angeles. Lucas : OJ Simpson Samy : counsel for the defense Sandra : counsel for the plaintiff