Back in the Day…Feb. 4

Anne Yoskoski, Managing Editor

U.S. 1997 U.S.A. O.J. Simpson Tuesday, Feb. 4th, 1997 : A civil jury panel in Santa Monica, California had determined that O.J. Simpson was guilty of the deaths of both his ex-wife Nicole Brown-Simpson and her friend Ronald Goldman. He had originally been acquitted in the year 1995.

This was one of the most sensational cases in history, launching the already well-known defense lawyer Johnny Cochran, into a household name. Another famous attorney on the defense team was the late Robert Kardashian.