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OJ Simpson

O.J. Simpson: An Example of Problems with Evidence

Use the following websites to analyze the forensics mistakes during the trial of O.J. Simpson.  Please list and discuss all of the problems in this case (in and out of the courtroom). Focus on the errors that were the legal responsibilities of crime scene investigators/ detectives.

Linder, Douglas. “Famous American Trials: The O.J. Simpson Trial.” 2006. University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law. 31 July 2009.
http://www.law.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/ftrials/Simpson/simpson.htm

“The State of California vs. Orenthal James Simpson” [ transcript of testimony of William Bodziak]. 19 June 1995. University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law. 31 July 2009.
http://www.law.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/ftrials/Simpson/Bodziak.html

“The State of California vs. Orenthal James Simpson” [transcript of testimony of Henry Lee]. 19 June 1995. University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law. 31 July 2009.
http://www.law.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/ftrials/Simpson/leetest.html

Thompson, William. “Proving the Case: The Science of DNA Evidence: DNA Evidence in the OJ Simpson Trial.” 30 December 2008. Ramapo College of New Jersey. 31 July 2009,
http://phobos.ramapo.edu/~jweiss/laws131/unit3/simpson.htm