CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 05, 1997
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Santa Monica: Bill Whitaker) The reaction to last night's verdict in the O.J. Simpson civil trial featured. [Ron Goldman's father Fred GOLDMAN, Nicole's father LOU BROWN, Simpson supporter Leo TERRELL, Simpson criminal trial attorney Alan DERSHOWITZ - comment on the civil case.] Strong evidence against O.J. in this trial outlined.
(Studio: Dan Rather) The compensatory damages cited.
(Los Angeles: Sandra Hughes) The upcoming punitive phase of the civil trial detailed; information about O.J.'s present and future finances outlined and the size of the monetary verdict in this case discussed. [Loyola law school Dan SCHECHTER - comments on the damages.] [Private eye Gerald THOMPSON - comments.]
(Studio: Dan Rather) Analysis of the Simpson civil trial presented. [Law professor/former prosecutor Laurie LEVENSON - talks about the bickering by attorneys and reaction of the plaintiffs and O.J. to the verdict.] [From 48 Hours, criminal trial juror Anise AUSCHONBACH - comments on the evidence in the civil trial that would have changed her mind.] [Criminal trial juror Yolanda CRAWFORD - says she sticks by her acquittal.]
(Studio: Dan Rather; Santa Monica: Kristin Jeannette-Meyers) The difference in the judges' handling of the two trials discussed.