NBC Evening News for Friday, Jul 22, 1994
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Los Angeles: Brian Williams) Today's arraignment of O.J. Simpson on murder charges featured; scenes shown from the courtroom and of O.J. in prison garb. [SIMPSON - pleads not guilty.] The background of assigned trial Judge Lance Ito and the latest legal strategies of the defense team, now including trial lawyer Johnnie Cochran. The courtroom procedures between now and the hearing to determine a trial date discussed.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Interview held with NBC legal consultant Ira Reiner. [REINER - reviews the importance of legal rulings on DNA evidence, the background of Judge Ito and the addition of Cochran to the defense team.]
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