I Remember the Oj Simpson Verdict

Where were you when OJ was pronounced not guilty... 1,024 People

    I Just Don't Get It ?

    Why is it that people are so upset about O.J. we don't know if he did it or not and I don't understand what the big fuss is about. He has never admitted that was true, that he killed his wife and her friend. Get over it.
    deannee deannee
    4 Responses Nov 6, 2008


    I had followed the whole thing from the news breaking that Nicole & Goldman had been murdered to the verdict.  When word got around the verdict would be announced that afternoon, the administrators left it up to the teachers as to whether they would allow their students...
    FabulousGrrl FabulousGrrl
    31-35, F
    4 Responses Nov 29, 2006

    No Justice, No.........justice

    I remember that day like it was yesterday.  I took the day off from work!  I had followed the story since the slow speed Bronco chase on the L.A. freeways, and I felt like an alternate juror.  Since the race card got played, and then the cops were sto stupid that...
    atmore atmore
    46-50, M
    Nov 21, 2006

    If I Saw That "ONE" More Time, I Was Gonna Scream!

    & I STILL would, today or tomorrow! That was on EVERY channel, taking the place of EVERY TV show. Like, I be DAMN!
    otad12 otad12
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Sep 10, 2008

    I Was Sitting On The Couch At My Grandparents

    It's amazing how many news stories I have watched in their living room, I remember this we had one of those tv's with the wood paneling and I really couldn't be bothered with what was going on, I was a little kid but thought it was cool to be seeeing the guy from Naked Gun on tv...
    iameffystonem iameffystonem
    22-25, F
    Mar 9, 2011

    Classic Example

    That trial represented what money and a team of lawyers can buy for a person. I am glad Karma came back around in time to catch him in this life. I mean seriously, he wrote a book called: "If I Did It" for crying out loud, that's pretty much spitting in the faces of everyone...
    deleted deleted
    Nov 16, 2010

    The Verdict

    i was overseas at the time the trial was getting started ....i remember thinking how could it be we heared nothing about it ...we were doing what we always did when in asia ...just get it done ..as many kids as we could ...i was there with doctors without ....and this team had...
    goodseemore goodseemore
    41-45, F
    Feb 17, 2011

    48th And O St. Lincoln Ne

    I was sitting in my car, heading to a sales appointmen. I was very happy with the verdict and was jumping up and down in my  seat. Probably the white person in the country who thought he wasn't guilty. 
    1francis 1francis
    66-70, M
    Mar 26, 2010

    What a Dummy

    I can remember when I first heard he was arrested I was walking to my son's little league game I saw another parent who was also going to the game I told him what I just heard he didn't believe me. I became an OJ junkie I followed the trial listening on daily.  Thank God...
    liberia liberia
    Dec 7, 2008

    Anyone in Murder 101 knew he was guilty. The man still walks around free, doing whatever he wants. All he does is cause chaos. I'd say the Devil fooled us by placing his follower in the perfect spot : Big Time Football Player. Guess what not everyone is into sports and I for one...
    sweetd sweetd
    56-60, F
    Dec 15, 2007


    i was in the second grade, and my mom had been caught up in watching the trial all summer. even a little kid like me could clearly see this freak was guilty, guilty, guilty. in the days leading up to the verdict there were so many people who said they were planning to gather...
    runnagirrl runnagirrl
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 23, 2008

    My Telegram to the Prosecutor

    Just a few days before I made a discovery regarding the cut on his hand. It was oddly shaped and jagged-like across his knuckle like a partial "Z". The nature of it made the "broken glass in the hotel sink" story more credible. The pictures of his hand were...
    stevedruck stevedruck
    2 Responses Nov 30, 2008


    I still believe he was innocent, framed by the press coverage and the Da's office, trying to make it fit. Nothing did fit including the glove. Why are our news station allowed to present such slanted one sided news statements. why aren't the held accountable, not only this...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Apr 2, 2012

    I Was Working At Universal Studios...

    I remember being shocked at the white Bronco incident. Everyone had decided that he was guilty and the media was all over him when he was in his Bronco with his friend, slowly driving toward the border (they thought). I just wanted him to be innocent of such a scary thing. ...
    malloy malloy
    56-60, M
    Jun 12, 2007

    Lol Oj

    I remember when the OJ Simpson Verdict came out, I was in the 3rd grade and I was sitting in class. Now the only thing i had known about the trial before this was that my father had been watching the trial of every minute of everyday watching news analysts etc, and remembering to...
    ItsnotUitsMe ItsnotUitsMe
    22-25, M
    1 Response Feb 16, 2011


    I was in high school when that happened. For some reason, our school decided to rearrange our schedules that day so we could watch the verdict. We had a contract with ChannelOne, which meant there were TVs in every classroom so we could watch the news, and they were in the...
    eyes eyes
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Dec 15, 2007

    O J the Murdurer

    I could not believe he was found not guilty...(not innocent, just not guilty). I'm glad s.o.b. could not keep his big mouth shut & continued to pursue criminal activities. At least he's off the golf courses and where he belongs. I hope he does "HARD" time up...
    ronpic ronpic
    Oct 31, 2008


    I was eating in the dining hall of my college.  I went to school in the midwest and we had a mix of races there.  Then, just as now, people tended to seperate into racial cliques. I was sitting alone and minding my own business when there was a huge uproar. ...
    Krypton Krypton
    31-35, F
    5 Responses Dec 2, 2008

    Oj Verdict

    I was watching the trial on TV when the verdict came in.  I was shocked to say the least.  
    jonny991 jonny991
    61-65, M
    2 Responses Nov 21, 2006

    A Crowded Holding Cell Full of Mostly Black, Some Hispanic, and a Few White Suspects Under Arrest...

    ...was listening to the same radio we were at the police station i was working at that day, and you could've heard a pin drop as the verdict was about to be announced. As soon as the first "Not Guilty" was declared, a chorus of cheers emanated from that crowded cell for that...
    eleanorssong eleanorssong
    56-60, F
    Aug 25, 2012

    I Was A Trial Lottery Winner

    karissamichael karissamichael
    61-65, F
    Nov 1, 2009

    Did He???

    I am glad that I wasn't on the jury and responsible for the verdict. There was so much evidence against him....what did the jury know/hear/see that we didn't??? Who know? But like I said I am glad that I wasn't responsible for the decision.
    ColorMeReal ColorMeReal
    41-45, F
    1 Response Oct 4, 2008

    What a Dummy

    I can remember when I first heard he was arrested I was walking to my son's little league game I saw another parent who was also going to the game I told him what I just heard he didn't believe me. I became an OJ junkie I followed the trial listening on daily.  Thank God...
    liberia liberia
    Dec 7, 2008

    My Momma Was Obsest With the Trial

    I would go visit my mom she would tape the day's court.when it was time for the verdict to be read,she knew he would get off! I remember the look on my mom face she was discusted upset & very angry.This last trial I told her what was going on.How they went to the F.B.I. the...
    ravyeli ravyeli
    2 Responses Oct 8, 2008

    Yes I Do. ...

    yes i do. part of me was surprsied but the other part of me wasn't. i mean to a certain extent he is/was a celebrity and i found it hard to believe he would be found guilty. also at the time i didn't believe he was guilty because i couldn't understand how ONE person could do all...
    hotmess hotmess
    26-30, F
    Jan 23, 2007

    6th Grade

    I remember sitting in Mr. Edson's sixth grade english class, and he had us stop in the middle of class to watch it. We had taken a field trip in 5th grade where the courtroom was (we went to watch a play nearby), and a lot of the jurors were on lunch break, and we got to talk to...
    slowrewind slowrewind
    22-25, F
    May 12, 2007


    I worked for a retired judge who was watching the murder trial.  I asked if OJ was guilty and without hesitation he said "Guilty as sin"!
    libschien libschien
    1 Response Jun 14, 2009

    With Co-workers Of Both Races

    I was with co-workers, some white, some black. When the verdict came out, all the white people were in a state of disbelief and all the black people were happy and relieved. One of the first responses was a woman who said, "Thank God! Now they can stop torturing that poor man...
    karlmartink karlmartink
    36-40, M
    Mar 31, 2012

    Where I Was When Oj's Verdict Was Read...

     I was only 13 when O.J.'s verdict was read and made official, only in the 7th grade at the time and was actually in school in one of my afternoon classes while this was unfolding. To be honest with you, I didn't think he was guilty on the basis of the prosecution's case against...
    effinremix effinremix
    31-35, F
    Jul 19, 2011

    Wow, It's Been Over 10 Years . . .

    I remember that day also . . . sitting in class in the afternoon, the teacher turns on the radio, and we all gather around.  What's going to happen?  Will OJ get off?   The trial had been going on for months.  Every night, my parents would watch the KNBC...
    padrenel padrenel
    26-30, M
    1 Response Nov 21, 2006

    Miscarriage Of Justice

    I remember the OJ Simpson verdict very clearly. I was in my dining room at home. I had been following the trial on Sky TV and when the verdict was finally being delivered I remember the Chief Juror stumbling over the name Orenthal, then she said "Not guilty" and I was so angry...
    christinas christinas
    51-55, F
    1 Response Jan 6, 2010

    Who Wouldn't

    I remember all the half wits cheering when he got off.  all that showed was that they were too stupid to understand DNA. What goes around comes around.  He needs constant attention and now he will get all he wants IN JAIL.
    sunlover518 sunlover518
    2 Responses Oct 10, 2008

    Oj Simpson

    I watched it and the case dragged and dragged and dragged, I stopped to watch it.  The next thing I know, he's found not guilty.As per the law, he isn't guilty.  Do you think, OJ Simpson is guilty or not?
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr
    36-40, F
    May 16, 2011

    I Was Teaching A College Class

    I was teaching a college class--in a prison--when the verdict was announced. The high-fiving, in-your-face glee from the inmates was pretty hard to take, but I was cool. Who's laughing now, b*****s!
    franklyspeaking franklyspeaking
    56-60, M
    3 Responses Jan 1, 2011

    I Was Just A Kid

    I was pretty young when the OJ trial was going on, (about 7) but because of modern media even I saw it. I thought he was guilty then and my opinion hasn't changed.
    Rinoa8 Rinoa8
    22-25, F
    Jan 12, 2011

    OJ 'stupid' Simpson

    Mr. Simpson, many of us very disappointed by your behaviors. However, the court  may have dealt you cruel and unusual punishment? No threat to society but stupid. This was about stuff? Many of us still respect you; don't think you belong locked up but; Sir. This...
    atuuaolcom atuuaolcom
    3 Responses Dec 7, 2008

    I Was Quite Young and Didn't Really Care

    But i did catch the reading of the verdict on the 24 hour news station. i think it was cnn, cbc i don't think took nearly as much ime away to talk about it.
    AngelaDark AngelaDark
    31-35, F
    Nov 3, 2007
    mjsaint mjsaint
    Sep 4, 2015

    I Watched It Live

    I saw the Bronco chase live when that happened. I had a passing interest in the trial, if I had the news on I heard what was going on but didn't really keep close track of the details - then I happened to have the day off from work when the verdict was going to be announced. It...
    Morgause Morgause
    41-45, F
    Jan 11, 2011

    Mental Illness?

    I purchased "If i did it", after the guilty verdict was made in las vegas. this was so the goldmunds can get some money, and not simpson. then, read the book in one night, and now i am studying it, to cull out the psychological profile of this man.When he was breaking...
    bettygoodbody bettygoodbody
    1 Response Oct 6, 2008

    INNOCENT Until Proven Guilty

    26-30, M
    1 Response Jan 23, 2007

    He Was Deemed Innocent.  ...

    He was deemed innocent.  I remember being in the 5th grade and listening to it on the radio (we didn't have Tv's in the classroom at that point).  That was a big year, as I recall with the Tayna Harding case and the impeachment of President Clinton.  I couldn't...
    theophania theophania
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jan 23, 2007

    What a Dummy

    I can remember when I first heard he was arrested I was walking to my son's little league game I saw another parent who was also going to the game I told him what I just heard he didn't believe me. I became an OJ junkie I followed the trial listening on daily.  Thank God...
    liberia liberia
    Dec 7, 2008

    Oj Simpson

    OJ simpson.... isn't he that yellow guy on that cartoon that struggles bart.... that ****** is guilty
    Disfiguredreality Disfiguredreality
    18-21, M
    Apr 23, 2012

    It Was the Day I Began to Hate Oprah

    I Remember that day . . . It was the first day of many that I began to hate Oprah. Oprah Winfrey had dedicated a live show to watching the verdict and when it came through, she was jumping for joy saying "WE WON, WE WON" . . . .however I dont know what "WE"...
    samarigarvin samarigarvin
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Nov 23, 2006

    The Whole Incident Was Mishandled From The Beginning

    The evidence was handled poorly but most ly because of all the wide spread sensationalism by the media. It was really just another murder case that would have been brought to trial and given a fair verdict. As it was, you had the prosecution and defense played to the camera. The...
    johnny253 johnny253
    70+, M
    5 Responses Nov 28, 2012

    A Bar In The Projects...

    I was in a bar having lunch with friends. The place was literally in the shadow of the projects, in Baltimore. I remember being relieved at the time, because the whole thing had become so fraught with racial tension. Black friends of mine had answered, when asked if he was guilty...
    Jake1212 Jake1212
    Mar 3, 2011

    The Bigots Came Out Of The Woodwork

    The day O.J. was acquitted. I dare any of these outraged citizens to say they would've given the slightest damn if he'd been accused of murdering his first wife. Look at the fact that Robert Blake got to go home in relative peace, without the references in the media, on sitcoms...
    deleted deleted
    Feb 15, 2011

    What a Day

    I just remember the roller coaster of emotions I felt during this trial.  When I first found out about it and and watched the chase I was adamant about O.J.'s innocence.  I followed the trial and slowly realized how wrong I was.  Just thinking about what transpired...
    Autry995 Autry995
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Nov 22, 2006
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