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June 12th, 1994 The slain bodies of Nicole Brown and Ron Goldman are discovered
June 17th 1994 O.J. is charged with two counts of murder. He escapes in a White Ford Bronco. A low speed chase takes place as millions tune in to watch. O.J eventually surrenders and is taken into custody.
July 22nd 1994 O.J pleads 100% not guilty; Judge Lance Ito is assigned to the trial.
February 7th 1995 Nicole's Neighbor testifies that he heard the sound of the dog's plaintive wail from near her home at 10:15 p.m. Prosecution estimates it as the time of the killings.
March 9th 1995 Detective Mark Fuhrman testifies that he found bloody gloves at O.J.'s estate and says he has not used a racial slur in the past 10 years.
June 15th 1995 OJ puts the gloves on and tells the jury that they don't fit.
September 11th 1995 Defense refuses to rest while appealing to Fuhrman; Ito orders prosecution to begin rebuttal. Five photographers testify about pictures of OJ wearing gloves like ones linked to crime.
September 22nd 1995 Simpson gets a chance to address the jury without being cross-examined. He says, "he did not, would not, could not have committed this crime."
September 26th 1995 Clark begins her closing arguments by blasting her former star witness - Mark Fuhrman - as a racist, but cautions that does not mean he planted key evidence at Simpson's home.
September 27th 1995 Christopher Darden wraps up the prosecution closing arguments by portraying Simpson as consumed by jealous rage. Cochran then takes up for the defense, hammering home the theme, "If it doesn't fit, you must acquit."
October 3rd 1995 Verdict of not guilty is announced, and OJ Simpson is set free.
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