A SIMPSON REMAKE

THE CIVIL TRIAL WILL HAVE SOME NEW WITNESSES--INCLUDING THE ACCUSED

Last month, Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Hiroshi Fujisaki ruled that no cameras will be allowed in his courtroom when the O.J. Simpson wrongful-death lawsuit commences this week. Not only that, but the attorneys in this civil case--unlike their loose-lipped counterparts who starred in the criminal proceedings--have been muzzled by a strict gag order. Courtroom sketch artists will be permitted to ply their trade, sort of: they may not draw during the proceedings and so must produce their sketches from memory after leaving court each day. And Fujisaki, who has a reputation for take-no-prisoners briskness, will not read any motions from...

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