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O.J. Simpson Says Lawyer
Sabotaged His Armed Robbery Case

Business Insider, by Ken Ritter

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Posted By:kennedylaw, 5/13/2013 7:27:54 PM

The last time O.J. Simpson was in a Las Vegas courtroom, he stood next to defense attorney Yale Galanter before being handcuffed and hauled off to prison for up to 33 years. On Monday, the former football hero returns to Clark County District Court with a different set of lawyers hoping to convince a judge that ... the lawyer who was paid nearly $700,000 for Simpson´s defense had a personal interest in preventing himself from being identified as a witness to the crimes and so misled Simpson that the former football star deserves a new trial. "To me, the claims are solid. I don't know how the court

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The first scheduled witness was a psychiatrist who was expected to testify "that Simpson´s perception of what took place in the Palace Station hotel room might have been hampered by football brain injuries and the effects of several vodka and cranberry juice cocktails he consumed before the confrontation."

This is what is known in legal terms as the drunk and stupid defense.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: pinger, 5/13/2013 7:48:19 PM     (No. 9325307)

If this allegation is true---which it probably is not---it makes up for the shyster attorneys who got him acquitted of a murder of which he was actually guilty as charged. Thirty-three years was too lenient. Die in prison and rot in hell Oge.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: SoCalGal, 5/13/2013 7:49:37 PM     (No. 9325309)

Contending that Yale Galanter (a) told him he had a right to his property (left out that it involved not trespassing) and (b) failed to tell him about a plea offer. As it turns out the prosecutor offered one with something like 3 years in prison; Galanter took it to O.J. who said "no more than 12 months"; and so the prosecutor said (effectively) "forget about it".

Galanter is a pro. Those with far more knowledge than I say that this latest gambit is going to go splat.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: kennedylaw, 5/13/2013 7:52:08 PM     (No. 9325314)

Since Simpson has been able to hide his assets to keep from paying the multi-million dollar wrongful death judgment against him, I am wondering where he came up with $700,000 to pay his last defense lawyer? How many hundreds of thousands of dollars is he paying his new lawyers?

Simpson should be stuck with public defenders at this point.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Hazymac, 5/13/2013 8:02:33 PM     (No. 9325329)

No. Viciously stabbing Ronald Goldman to death and nearly decapitating Nicole Brown Simpson earned O.J. a karma debt that will never be paid in this lifetime. Maybe, if he ever gets out, he can find his wife´s murderer at Pebble Beach...,

and, if he walks to a mirror in the Del Monte Lodge and looks, he will see what he sees.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: coldoc, 5/13/2013 8:10:17 PM     (No. 9325338)

If you cant do the time, don´t do the crime.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: cartcart, 5/13/2013 8:33:54 PM     (No. 9325368)

When OJ was deemed not guilty of the double murder that he committed, the most surprised person on the planet was OJ Simpson. The fix was in.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: yorkiemom, 5/13/2013 9:05:56 PM     (No. 9325407)

I´m quite sure O.J. won´t get a new trial here in Vegas. So, from the looks of his porked up body, he may be having health issues in prison. Karma???

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