LAS VEGAS — The Nevada Supreme Court refused yesterday to overturn O.J. Simpson’s armed robbery and kidnapping convictions, rejecting his contention that prospective jurors were dismissed because they were black. Simpson attorney Yale Galanter planned to take Simpson’s appeal to federal court after his 2008 conviction in the gunpoint heist in a Las Vegas hotel [...]
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 [...]
LAS VEGAS – A three-member state Supreme Court panel will hear oral arguments on O.J. Simpson’s bid to get out of a Nevada prison while he appeals a conviction in an armed hotel room heist, officials said yesterday. To read more, click here.
Published October 02, 2008 Associated Press In closing arguments, the prosecution said Simpson recruited a pack of burly men to pull off an armed robbery and kidnapping in a Las Vegas hotel room, but Simpson attorney Yale Galanter said his client was a victim of witnesses with ulterior motives and police who were out to get [...]
LAS VEGAS – O.J. Simpson is being isolated from other prisoners for his own safety, and is focusing on a motion for new trial and a strong bid for appellate reversal of his conviction of kidnapping and robbery, his lawyer said yesterday. Read more here.
O.J. Simpson faces the prospect of spending the rest of his life in prison after he and co-defendant Clarence “C.J.” Stewart were found guilty on 12 charges, including armed robbery and kidnapping. To read more, click here.
Thirteen years to the day after a Los Angeles jury acquitted him of two murders, another jury began deliberations Friday in O.J. Simpson’s armed robbery and kidnapping trial. To read more, click here.