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Posted July 12, 2013

With all this OJ stuff.

I keep wondering how a miss Nicole Brown Simpson might have reacted?

HUH?

OJ Simpson gets parole hearing

 

OJ Simpson, convicted in 2008, is serving nine to 33 years in prison.

 

  Share This Story Updated Jul 12, 2013 4:58 AM ET         CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP)

OJ Simpson's Nevada criminal case goes to a parole board later this month for part of his 2008 conviction in the kidnapping and armed robbery of two sports collectible dealers.

 

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But there's no chance the former National Football League Hall of Famer and Hollywood star will go free — even if parole is granted.

Simpson was convicted of 12 criminal counts and sentenced to nine to 33 years in prison after the 2007 robbery of two sports memorabilia dealers at a Las Vegas hotel room. He has been serving his time at Lovelock Correctional Center in northern Nevada.

The parole hearing is scheduled for July 25, according to documents posted Wednesday by the Nevada Parole Board.

The agenda indicates Simpson's parole consideration is for the kidnapping conviction. However, Simpson, who just turned 66, was given multiple sentences, some of which were ordered to be served consecutively.

That means he must complete his time or be paroled on some charges before he begins to serve his other sentences.

 

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David Smith, Parole Board spokesman, said Simpson will participate via video conference when he appears before two panel members. Only Simpson, his representatives or victims are allowed to comment. Documents filed as part of the parole hearing are confidential.

"Once they get through the hearing, the panel will deliberate and make a recommendation to the full board," Smith said.

A final decision won't be made that day. If the panel recommends parole, that finding will be circulated electronically among seven parole board members. If four members agree, an order granting parole is prepared and sent to the correctional center where the inmate is housed.

"He's going to get to know first," Smith said of Simpson, adding it generally takes about two weeks after a hearing is held.

Simpson's appearance before the parole panel comes as a Clark County District Court judge weighs whether he deserves a new trial.

During a weeklong hearing in May, Simpson's lawyers, Patricia Palm and Ozzie Fumo, argued Simpson deserves a new day in court because his previous defense team botched his trial and had a conflict of interest.

 

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They argued previous defense lawyer Yale Galanter shared responsibility for the ill-conceived plot in September 2007, when he stormed a Las Vegas hotel room to confront the memorabilia dealers. They also argued Galanter deliberately sabotaged Simpson's chances for acquittal and success on appeal to protect himself and his own self-interests.

A ruling by District Judge Linda Marie Bell on whether a new trial is warranted is pending.

If Simpson succeeds in getting his conviction thrown out, prosecutors will have to either retry him or offer a plea deal. It's also possible he could be freed with credit for time served.

If Bell rules against him, he stays in prison and could appeal her ruling to a higher court.

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10 Comments:
  • It doesn't seem as if OJ will get this parole, but for the record his convictions have nothing to do with that previous case and if they are using the case he was acquitted of prior as a reason as to what they are doing to him now then not only is he being railroaded, but far worse our justice system should be considered fraudulent.
  • does it bring her back? NO
    but its still sad how we all try to some how sweep it all under the carpet@!
  • The point is he wasn't convicted of the murder of those two individuals (although I believe he did it) and our courts system isn't supposed to be used to try and convict someone for a crime they were already acquitted of.
  • and I am sorry in my view he did it, he knows it and we all know it!!!
  • That fact I believe he did it, doesn't mean his rights should be taken away.
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  • two people were slashed to bits
    But poor OJ?????
    O MY GOD AH
  • It's not about OJ, it's about you. If they will do it to him, then they will do it to any of us. The bottom line is the court system acquitted him of that.
  • OJ needs to rot in jail just like his victims are rotting in the ground...screw OJ Simpson.
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