RICH JUSTICE, POOR JUSTICE

DID WE NEED O.J. TO REMIND US THAT MONEY MAKES ALL THE DIFFERENCE -- IN THE TRIAL AND IN THE VERDICT?

A peculiar scene is playing out in lawyers' offices around the country, reports Joseph Rem Jr., a defense attorney from Hackensack, New Jersey, who has been practicing criminal law for 20 years. These days the people who walk into his office expect an O.J. Simpson-style defense. "They want to contest all the scientific information against them," he says, and they talk about impaneling a mock jury, just as O.J. did. "They're now asking, 'What kind of jurors are you looking for?'" reports Rem, who has to break it to each new client, gently, that O.J. is different.

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