Johnnie Cochran

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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. Cochran was part of O. J. Simpson's defense team; Simpson was charged with murdering his wife, Nicole, and her friend, Ron Goldman. Cochran's point was that the evidence against Simpson did not make sense. He had just referred to the bloody gloves that were found at the murder scene; Simpson showed difficulty when he was ordered to try on the gloves during the trial. In October 1995, the jury found Simpson not guilty.
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