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50 Powerful Photos From The O.J. Simpson Murder Trial

The People of the State of California v. Orenthal James Simpson lasted from January until October 1995.

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1. In 1994, O.J. Simpson — former NFL player, winner of the Heisman Trophy, and actor — was accused of murdering his ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and her friend Ronald Goldman.


4. In light of FX's new TV miniseries, The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story, there has been a resurgence in the public's interest in the case.

5. Simpson's defense attorneys, pictured here (from left to right), were Robert Shapiro, Johnnie Cochran Jr., Robert Kardashian, F. Lee Bailey, and Gerald Uelmen.


18. Brian Kaelin, better known as Kato, lived in a guest house on O.J. Simpson's property and was one of the last people to see him before the crime took place. Kaelin testified in court.

19. Mark Fuhrman, a detective in Los Angeles, testified during the trial. The defense accused Fuhrman of planting evidence at the Simpson residence because of racist remarks he had allegedly made in the past.


41. Simpson measures his hand against that of Richard Rubin, the former vice president of Aris Isotoner, the company that made the gloves found at the crime scene.

49. Members of O.J. Simpson's family (his mother, Eunice; his daughter, Arnelle; his son, Jason; and his sister, Shirley Baker) reacting to the verdict.


Rosa Lopez was a housekeeper for O.J. Simpson's neighbor. An earlier version of this post said she worked for Simpson.


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