Ron Goldman's family says one of O.J. Simpson’s lawyers, the late Robert Kardashian Sr., may have been hiding evidence that would have convicted the ex-footballer of murder.
O.J.’s ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and friend Ron Goldman were found stabbed to death at her Brentwood home in 1994. Simpson was investigated, but later acquitted of their murders. Nicole and Ron’s families took O.J. to civil court and won a wrongful death suit worth $33.5 million.
Wow, here’s a theory we haven’t heard in a while… O.J. Simpson could be Khloé Kardashian's father?Khloé’s paternity are courtesy of the ex-footballer’s manager, Norman Pardo.
Simpson was convicted in December 2008 of robbing memorabilia dealers Alfred Beardsley and Bruce Fromong in Las Vegas, and was convicted of kidnapping, robbery, burglary and assault with a deadly weapon. He was sentenced to nine to 33 years.
Although he received parole on the kidnapping and robbery charges, the former footballer still faces at least four more years in prison on four weapon enhancement sentences.
Simpson appealed to a two-member parole panel last Thursday for leniency, expressing regret for his actions and saying he has tried to be a model inmate while behind bars.
Simpson was acquitted in the June 1994 slayings of ex-wife Nicole Brown and her friend Ron Goldman.
Watch live streaming video of the O.J. Simpson trial! The former football star, 65, was called to testify in Las Vegas on Wednesday after he requested a new trial in his armed-robbery case from 2007.
Simpson, who was acquitted of the murders of his ex wife Nicole Brown and her friend Ron Goldman in 1995, is serving a sentence of up to 33 years for stealing thousands of dollars worth of memorabilia at gunpoint from sports collectors at the Palace Station Hotel and Casino.
In the documentary "My Brother the Serial Killer," which airs November 21 at 9:00 PM on Investigation Discovery, serial killer Glen Rogers, who is currently on death row in Florida for another murder, claims he was responsible for the deaths.
The documentary does not include an interview with Rogers himself, but prominently features interviews with Rogers' brother, Clay, who says his brother claimed he was hired by O.J. Simpson to break into Nicole's home and steal $20,000 in jewelry... and kill her if necessary.
Fred Goldman’s lawyer released a statement on the matter. “The overwhelming evidence at the criminal trial pointed out one and only one person who committed the murder of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman. That person is O.J. SIMPSON. The fact that he was acquitted was a travesty of justice that tarnished the criminal justice system. Every guilty person prays to the altar of O.J. Simpson for deliverance for their crimes.”
The statement added, “You could pack a football stadium with a 100,000 Glen Rogers, and nothing would change the fact that OJ Simpson murdered these people in cold blood.”
TMZ spoke with lawyer Shawn Chapman Holley -- Cochran's former right-hand woman and Lindsay Lohan’s current attorney -- who said Johnnie's widow, Dale Cochran, is outraged because "it makes no sense."
At a panel discussion about the trial at New York's Pace University Law School, Darden said, "I think Johnnie tore the lining. There were some additional tears in the lining so that O.J.'s fingers couldn't go all the way up into the glove."
Holley explained that if Darden believed this theory, he failed to bring up in court at the appropriate time, adding, "to bring it up 17 years later when Johnnie Cochran is dead... it's just, it's unbelievable. It's maddening." Cochran died of a brain tumor in 2005.
Simpson was acquitted of the murder of Brown and Goldman, but was found guilty in a 1997 civil trial and ordered to pay $33.5 million in damages to the murder victims’ families.
Simpson is currently serving up to 33 years in jail for an unrelated 2007 armed robbery in Las Vegas.
Attorneys for former football star and actor O.J. Simpson appealed his conviction on Tuesday, claiming his trial was "fundamentally unfair."
In the 47-page brief, Simpson's attorneys accuse Clark County, Nevada District Judge Jackie Glass of judicial misconduct, saying her behavior constituted "cumulative error that was so egregious and prejudicial that the defense could not get a fair trial."
The brief also says Judge Glass would not allow the defense to ask prospective jurors about their "known and unknown" biases, and that the jury was not racially diverse.
A jury convicted Simpson, 61, on charges including armed robbery and kidnapping. He was sentenced in December to serve a term of up to 33 years in prison, with eligibility for parole after nine years.
Alfred Beardsley, a key witness in the Las Vegas trial of O.J. Simpson, reportedly admitted to being bought off by the former NFL star to change his testimony -- and aid the defense.
"I asked, 'what did you get to change your testimony,'" Bill Falkner, an investigator from the Clark County district attorney's office told the L.A. Times. Falkner said that Beardsley confessed Simpson gave him his Hall of Fame ring.
O.J., who was sentenced to 9 to 33 years in prison last week, was on trial for armed robbery, kidnapping and other charges stemming from a confrontation with Beardsley last year.
When prosecutors called Beardsley to the stand, they were shocked when he changed his testimony and said that someone had tampered with an audio recording critical to their case.
Beardsley has been ordered back to court next week to hand over the Hall of Fame ring, which he allegedly has. His lawyer, Jack Swickard, told the paper that he expects Beardsley to come to court without the ring, because "You can't turn over what you don't have."
Simpson's lawyer did not return calls for a comment from the Times.