O.J.'S RISKY DEFENSE MOVES

IT'S FINALLY TIME FOR SIMPSON'S CIVIL ATTORNEYS TO PRESENT HIS SIDE OF THE STORY, BUT IT WON'T BE EASY

To hear him tell it, even O.J. Simpson found his recent trial testimony a trifle thin on narrative detail. "I wish I could talk more," he wistfully told bystanders in the courthouse. When the defense begins its case in the wrongful-death lawsuit this week, Simpson and his lead attorney, Robert Baker, will have ample opportunity to expand on their version of the relationship between the defendant and his ex-wife Nicole and to explain in O.J.'s own words where he was and what he was doing the night she and Ronald Goldman were killed.

That tale was always going to require deft...

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