Johnnie L Cochran, Jr. (October 2, 1937 – March 29, 2005) was an American lawyer best known for his leadership role in the defense and criminal acquittal of O. J. Simpson for the murder of his former wife Nicole Simpson and her friend Ronald Goldman. Cochran also represented Sean Combs (during his trial on gun and bribery charges), Michael Jackson, rapper Tupac Shakur, actor Todd Bridges, football... more »
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''If it doesn't fit, you must acquit.''Johnnie L. Cochran, Jr. (b. 1937), U.S. lawyer. (September 28, 1995). In closing defense statements to jury, September 27, 1995, New York Times, p. A1...