The Week July 3 -9

NATION

The Simpson Case

After six days of testimony in a California courtroom and on national television, Judge Kathleen Kennedy-Powell ruled -- not unexpectedly -- that there was sufficient evidence to order O.J. Simpson to stand trial for the < murders of his ex-wife and her friend. As part of its case, the prosecution called a police expert who testified that some blood found near the murder victims matched Simpson's -- a match, the expert said, that existed for only 0.43% of the population. Earlier, in a major defeat for the defense, Judge Kennedy-Powell ruled that because police feared an emergency...

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