Was Oj Simpson Guilty

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What is the first thing you think of when you hear the name O.J. Simpson ? Some think of the star running back for the Buffalo Bills, some think of the award winning athlete and sports anchor, but most think of the man who was accused of killing his ex-wife, Nicole Simpson, and her best friend Ronald Goldman. Many think O.J. did commit the crime, but the court and others say otherwise. After a long drawn out trial the court appointed jury deemed Simpson not guilty on a Tuesday morning in Los Angeles, California. The media was all over the case throughout the trial, giving the outside world as much information as possible, allowing the people to form their own opinion; most of which being that Simpson was surely guilty. Other’s were wrapped around Simpson’s finger believing every single word he said. But, if Simpson did do it, what brought him to it ? Was it a previous fight with is ex wife ? Was it the anger from his past life or early childhood finally coming out ? Did “Juice” have anger issues ? OJ (Juice) Simpson, is considered one of the greatest running backs in football history. He played college football for the University of Southern California where he was a Heisman Trophy winner in the year 1968 (Karpinski, 2004). OJ also played pro for 11 seasons as the Buffalo…show more content…
Orenthal James Simpson was born in San Francisco, California on July 9th, 1947 (Karpinski, 2004). At the early age of 2, OJ developed rickets, a disease caused by vitamin D deficiency, characterized by imperfect calcification, softening, and distortion of the bones (Macbook Dictionary, n.d.). This disease left him pigeon-toed and bow-legged causing him to have to wear a special type of shoes connected by an iron bar for a few hours each day until he was around 5 or 6 years old (biography.com, n.d.). At an early age simpson began to show the signs of a great athlete even through his struggle with his

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