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O. J. Simpson Case

  • By: Reem Ali Abu-Lughod
  • In: Encyclopedia of Race and Crime
  • Edited by: Helen Taylor Greene & Shaun L. Gabbidon
  • Subject:Race, Ethnicity & Crime, Ethnic Studies

In 1994, O. J. Simpson, an African American actor and former all-American football star, was accused of murdering his ex-wife, Nicole Brown, and her friend, Ronald Goldman. A jury composed of seven African American women, two White women, one Hispanic man, ...

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