Orenthal James Simpson, also known as OJ Simpson, was born on July 9, 1947. Once in high school OJ Simpson didn't have very good grades but his football skills got him to play for the USC Trojans. OJ simpson ended up winning the heisman trophy in 1968. Once out of College OJ was drafted by the Buffalo Bills but did not show his talent until the team switched to a running styled offense. OJ then retired in 1979 after a legendary football career.
OJ Simpson has been a famous and infamous figure in contemporary United States media. Originally a star player for the Buffalo Bills and the San Franciso 49ers in the 1970s. Additionally, he was an actor, starring in movies even while a football player. Since the early 1960s he has starred in over two dozen movies such as the dramatic Towering Inferno alongside Steve McQueen and Paul Newman as well as comedies Naked Gun with star comedian Leslie Nielsen.
OJ Simpson was a very achieved person player until he made one big mistake. The trial of OJ Simpson was a long stressful process to prove a star innocent or guilty of murder. This took Place in the state of California on October 3, 1995. OJ was tried for a murder crime of his ex-wife and another man. In the end OJ turned out to be not guilty of this crime.
The world is constantly plotting against one another. Humans are fueled by greed, rage, and vengeance which lead to each other’s demise. Throughout history it has shown the inciting of their scheming has always lead to consequences; this can range from a single person’s devising to an organization’s conspiring to a government’s plotting. The case against O.J. Simpson is one of the most well-known murder trials. O.J. Simpson was acquitted, but he still had serious consequences for murdering his ex-wife and friend.
Background On April 9th, 1974, a young woman at the age of 17 was found in a farmhouse in Blakesburg, Iowa. Her name was Mary Jayne Jones, and she had been sexually assaulted and shot in both her heart and head at close range with a high-powered rifle. Miss Jones was originally from North Carolina, but had moved to Iowa to assist her expectant sister, Mrs. Pat (Jacque) Williams, but decided to stay. At the time, she was working at Henry’s Drive-in restaurant in Ottumwa, Iowa.
Popular culture is a combination of ideas, images and an array of people’s perspective to what they define as being the mainstream of a given culture. Over the years, this widely misinterpreted phenomenon has been heavily influenced by today’s mass media that permeates the everyday lives of society by altering our attitudes and perceptions towards certain topics. Subsequently, upon reading Anolik’s article titled, “How OJ Simpson Killed Pop Culture”, I second guessed myself to the sense that how can one individual disrupt an entire culture? Even though the article is about a famous football player who was allegedly charged for the murder of his ex-wife. Nevertheless, after constructive analysis of the article, one now can understand the author’s
A Tall, Case of O.J. Today’s reality television shows involve much more than just scandalous drama and a peek into people’s personal lives. Reality TV today is a dramatic, exaggerated documentary of the exclusive lives of celebrities and non-celebrities, alike. Reality television has been remarkably affected and altered from the events and turning points of the 1990’s. As the fashion, technology, and the world changed, so did the way we perceived TV personality’s lives. In the 1990’s, television was affected by the arrest and trial of O.J. Simpson.
Courtroom Media Debate In this new digital age of increasing access to information, and also the merger of news and entertainment, should cameras or social media be allowed in the courtroom or not? Are cameras to be used to give the defendant a fair trial? Or will cameras be used as footage for entertainment purposes? Although the media has First Amendment Rights, certain media outlets can fabricate facts about a courtroom case.
Mr presiding judge, Mr the U.S. Attorney, in conclusion, I would like to remind you some facts about this case. To begin with, I would like to show some basic elements: Michael Peterson, my client, is an American novelist accused by the prosecution of murdering his second wife Kathleen Peterson. Her body was found lying on the floor, at the bottom of her stairs.
There are so many reasons why people commit certain crimes, but of course, none of them are acceptable. Everyone knows that the world isn’t perfect, that every day, there are people who commits crime in every part of the world. However, there are crimes that no matter how long it has been, people still talk about it because those crimes can’t be easily forgotten. One of the reasons is either because it involves a famous and influential personality, or the crime itself is too cruel not to be forgotten. Here are some of the most unforgettable crimes in American history.