Miami Criminal Defense Attorney Seeking New Trial For Simpson
LAS VEGAS — O.J. Simpson’s lawyer told a panel of Nevada Supreme Court justices yesterday that the former football star’s conviction in a gunpoint hotel room heist amounted to prejudicial “payback’’ for Simpson’s 1994 double-murder acquittal.
“This was not a search for truth but became a search for redemption,’’ attorney Yale Galanter said as he pleaded for the court panel to overturn Simpson’s conviction and grant a new trial in the September 2007 confrontation with two sports memorabilia dealers in Las Vegas.
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