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O.J. Simpson confessed murder to Oprah

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    Students at Howard University in the cafeteria stood up on the tables cheering when the Not Guilty verdict came in, an act of disgusting Racism, nobody in the Media batted an eye.

    Imagine what I would be called on this forum if that trial were going on today and I said I thought he was guilty.

    They must love him in the can.
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    Oprah
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    It really doesn't matter if he confesses. Whites and blacks had diametrically different views of the case at the time. And because of double jeopardy he's free as a bird.

    He lost a civil case, but isn't paying back any time soon.

    Most blacks I suspect still view him as innocent, as did the jury at the time.

    Until we care more for justice and less about grievances and placating aggrieved "minorities"--I'm not sure that word makes much sense now that white babies are now in the minority--our courts aren't what they should be.

    I sometimes think judges should determine guilt or not, and juries determine awards. But when so many people get off who are in the productive sector of the population, the pool of applicants for juries are skewed to the, ahem, unproductive.
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    I thought most states had now changed their policies to keep people from getting off jury duty easily.

    Even if they haven't, maybe a better question is why so many, ahem, productive people are so anxious to skip out on their civic duty.
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    Yeah for the murder but he's doing hard time for for that Las Vegas hold up isn't he?
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    Oprah thinks he did it? What a racist!
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    " If the glove does not fit, acquit"... Johnny Cochran ran circles around Marcia Clark...
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    If the glove does not fit, acquit (RAP CRAP)

    Cochran was a racist bastard and a scumbag sleezeball, he could of cared less if the Simpson Savage beheaded the White B!tch or not all he wanted to do was WIN THE CASE.

    I do have to admit that some minoritys saw it as "PAYBACK" because this sh!t was done all the time in The Old South to the Black Man (not guilty white man) if I were Black I probably would have CHEERED too.
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    That's his job.

    but in harry's world, a black defense atty w/a black client must be racist, a black defendant must be a "savage," and the woman of course is a "b*tch."

    (where's the outrage about Whitey, harry?)
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    I would like to see Whitey put in an all Black Prison with prisoners who haven't had sex for ten years, Whitey is a heartless piece of crap, I won't get into it but I personally know things about Whitey, no movie or story teller can come close to telling what he was really like, some of it will probably now come out seeing as how time has passed and also his age is a factor, some people are natural born killers Whitey is one of them, he was a very dangerous man and may still be.
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    Come on, don't defend Cochran. He pandered to and drew upon unrelated emotions of past wrongs to set a cold blooded murderer free. He got jurors to cry by comparing the prosecution to a modern day Hitler that wasn't persecuting Jews, but African Americans. He played the race card for all it was worth, He's a dirty rotten lying lawyer so he might not actually be racist, but he played one on TV so that OJ would walk. So he did he's job. he got his client off but we don't have to like the way he did it. Getting the job done does not absolve him of unethical tactics in my opinion.
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    Vincent Bugliosi who prosecuted Charles Manson offered to come back and prosecute this case the LA District Attorney turned him down. He told them it would be a circus and when the jury was selected he went on one of the talk shows and said, there is no way eh will ever be convicted. ( I will look for a link) He was right but there were plenty of screwups, the glove among them, putting Fuhrman anywhere near the witness stand and letting a lightweight be the judge.

    Back to work...
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    Your post reads as if you were actually pleased by the above fact. I mean, does anyone beside OJ really care?
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    That's not your opinion, that's the truth.
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    His tactics being something we don't like is different from them being unethical.

    He did his job. Unless he did something truly unethical, he was playing a critical role in our justice system.
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    Getting the job done does not absolve him of unethical tactics, I agree.

    But I don't think he did anything unethical. If you do, please let me know what those actions were. (and if he acted unethically, these are things there are or should be rules against, and something you'd want to see him or any other defense attorney reprimanded or potentially disbarred for, right?)
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    I respectfully disagree. It may not fall in the legal definition of unethical, but it was unethical. These are the words considered synonymous with "ethical"

    : moral, upright, honest, righteous, virtuous, honorable.

    He was none of those
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    Those synonyms strike me as being a standard of behavior above ethical -- in other words, I think one can avoid acting unethically while not being particularly virtuous, either.

    If you go to m-w.com, the definition I think of for this context is "conforming to accepted standards of conduct."

    So maybe it's a matter of how we're looking at the word.

    If it isn't, are their actions of his that should be disallowed as behavior by a defense attorney?
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    The whole world knows what was behind that verdict, the jury was just like one of the old "Klan Jurys" of the South back in the bad days, the day the trial started there were bets on the streets of how it would come out, The OJ Simpson Trial was a disgrace to our Court System, if I was a Lawyer i'd flog myself.

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    except that those juries -- along with the corrupt prosecutors and police -- took away people's freedom. This jury let a criminal go free.

    As undesirable as the latter is, it pales in comparison to the former.
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    I took those synonyms for ethical directly from dictionary.com which reinforced my understanding of the word. Technically those qualities can't be measured so he gets away with it. I think I know crap when I see it though and his pleading with the jury to compare Hitler with the prosecution was it. He put race and racism on trial with that jury, not OJ Simpson. Success in this case does not equal ethics or justice and concluding that he did his job does not make it ok with me. A cold blooded murderer walked.
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    I didn't say anything about it being justice. I also didn't question the validity of those synonyms; I was saying that we appear to be using different meanings of the word (both of which are valid).
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    There is no pleasure or judgement, just facts.. Cochran ran circles around Marcia Clark and it worked.

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