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Los Angeles, California / Simpson Murder Case #602428

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 18, 1995
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: David Bloom) Decision by Judge Lance Ito allowing the prosecution in the O.J. Simpson murder trial to bring in evidence about O.J.'s spousal abuse of Nicole Brown Simpson featured; some incidents noted; courtroom scenes shown. [USC law professor Erwin CHEMERINSKY - analyzes the judge's decision.] [Los Angeles district attorney Gil GARCETTI - comments on the ruling.] Ito's dismissal of two jurors and the status of the feud between Simpson attorneys Robert Shapiro and F. Lee Bailey mentioned. [ITO, JUROR - talk about the issue of "pay back."]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Interview held with NBC legal analyst Jack Ford. [FORD - analyzes Ito's decision on the admissibility of spousal abuse evidence; predicts that O.J. will have to take the stand.]

Bloom, David;
Brokaw, Tom

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