Saturday 23 September 2017

OJ Simpson not entitled to new trial

OJ Simpson is not eligible for parole until 2017
OJ Simpson is not eligible for parole until 2017

Press Association

OJ Simpson got a fair trial and evidence supporting his 2008 conviction and imprisonment on kidnapping and armed robbery charges is overwhelming, prosecutors in Las Vegas have said.

A deputy to Clark County district attorney Steve Wolfson told the Nevada Supreme Court in a filing that Simpson is not entitled to a new trial over the 2007 hotel room confrontation over sports memorabilia.

The 67-year-old has served more than six years of a nine-to-33-year prison sentence and is not eligible for parole until 2017.

A Clark County district court judge rejected arguments last year that Simpson's trial lawyer botched his case.

The high court in September 2010 rejected a previous appeal by the former American football player.

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