O.J. Simpson will have July parole hearing

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The Juice could be loose, again.

Via Andrew Blankstein and Daniella Silva of NBC News, Hall of Fame running back O.J. Simpson will have a parole hearing in July. He has served nine years of a 33-year sentence on charges arising from a bungled effort to reclaim memorabilia that he believed was stolen from him.

Some contend the Nevada justice system threw the book at Simpson due to the perception that he got away with a double murder in California, with the alleged killing of his ex-wife, Nicole Brown, and Ronald Goldman.

The key question regarding Simpson’s potential freedom will be whether and to what extent discretion may be exercised by the parole board. That discretion will allow anyone who thinks he should be serving life without parole for the 1994 killings to justify keeping him behind bars for more of that 33-year term.

66 responses to “O.J. Simpson will have July parole hearing

  1. If you believe OJ was not involved in the murder of his ex-wife and her companion, raise your right hand…. now slap yourself in the face with it for being an imbecile.

  2. Hopefully, once he is released he will start looking for the real killer of Nicole.

  3. Interesting that you feel his freedom may come down to the degree of discretion available to whoever conducts his parole hearing. If Simpson had practiced a bit more ‘discretion’ and a bit less self indulgence there wouldn’t be a need for one.

  4. He may be a murderer, but OJ was the best RB to ever play in the NFL. Other teams knew he was getting the ball on pretty much every play and they still had a hard time containing him. Imagine if he actually played on a half-decent team?

  5. Hope he never gets out. He got away with double murder and couldn’t stay out of trouble. He belongs in prison.

  6. Big old head having … original bobble head!! I mean seriously his head is huge I once let him play through on a Florida golf course I was like damn concuss to that noggin ant jack squat !!

  7. nhpats says:
    May 22, 2017 8:29 PM
    He may be a murderer, but OJ was the best RB to ever play in the NFL. Other teams knew he was getting the ball on pretty much every play and they still had a hard time containing him. Imagine if he actually played on a half-decent team?

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    When you talk about “best RB to ever play in the NFL” all conversations start and end with Jim Brown. After him, everyone else is second.
    O.J. was a terrific RB, no question. But Jim Brown was head and shoulders above everyone else. There has never been a RB with the combination of speed, power, agility, and smarts like Jim Brown. The closest I have seen in my 55 years of watching the NFL was Bo Jackson. He was cut right out of Jim Brown’s ribs.
    And as far as I’m concerned, there is no such person as O.J. Simpson. He destroyed himself and should be forgotten.
    Brown could play in any era and be the best RB, period. He was that great, and he’s still regarded as the best Lacrosse player this nation has ever produced.

  8. Great. So when he’s free he can continue his diligent search for Nicole’s killer on some of the most exclusive golf courses in America.

  9. exinsidetrader says:
    May 22, 2017 8:05 PM
    OJ murdered two people and helped bring the Kardashians to national attention. He should never get out of prison for either crimes.

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    One of the funniest things I’ve read in the comments section in a long time! Nice job exinsidetrader!

  10. I don’t condone what he did but I would bet a $1000 he has CTE when they get his brain.

  11. Perception that he got away with a double murder in California..”? I don’t think there’s any doubt about it.

  12. The comments prove he was over sentenced for the actual events in Nevada. He had a criminal trial which was bungled in every possible way. We punish people for the crimes of which they were convicted.

  13. bueller101 says:
    May 22, 2017 8:40 PM
    Some may say O.J. is bad guy, but the world is definitely more interesting when he is out and about.

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    So I guess you’d like to see Charles Manson out of jail, too?

  14. trentdilfer08 says:
    May 22, 2017 8:58 PM
    Big old head having … original bobble head!! I mean seriously his head is huge I once let him play through on a Florida golf course I was like damn concuss to that noggin ant jack squat !!

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    Actually, you are correct. O.J.’s helmet had to be specially made because of the size of his head.

  15. I like the irony of him serving so much hard time for a relatively minor offense. As the picture shows, that must seem really “unfair” to him.

    That is how the Goldbergs and Browns feel for their losses. It’s so “unfair!”

  16. @waynefontesismyfather says:
    May 22, 2017 8:19 PM
    With his luck he’ll get out and then walking to a waiting car to take him where ever he’ll get hit by a bus.
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    if he gets parole they should duct tape him in a wheel chair and take him to an Angels game………

  17. If ever someone needed to be checked for CTE, this guy is it. Imagine the legal circus that will happen if he does donate his brain after he dies, and it does show signs of CTE.

  18. I’m sure OJ sees himself as a victim of fake news and the liberal media. You know the type.

  19. derekleblanc says:
    May 22, 2017 10:12 PM
    I don’t condone what he did but I would bet a $1000 he has CTE when they get his brain.

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    He’ll have to play the Scarecrow in the Wizard Of Oz first.

  20. He should get parole on this conviction even though he did murder his ex wife.

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    huh? he should do life without parole no matter however it comes around…. who cares about the technicalities?

  21. Yes I believe he killed them.
    Yes he’s stupid for trying to steal his own stolen stuff.
    No the two cases should never be tied together.

    Can’t change the law just because we don’t like the guy. Oddly, no one ever goes after the jurors. No one wants any of those 12 people locked up?

  22. as much of a scumbag OJ is. according to the constitution..you cant hold a guy on a crime unrelated to what he is jail for. Of course I want him to be denied parole until he dies. He had everything to do with the murders. But..you cant hold him on this….because of that. It shouldnt factor in. But I hope it does. In this particular case.

  23. He is simply a danger to society. He killed 2 people. Got away with it and was never remorseful. Then he used to gun and held people hostage. That shows he thinks he can commit a crime and not be punished because he is OJ. We don’t need people like that walking around the streets because we have enough of them already. George Zimmerman, who killed an unarmed black teenager, for example is one of them.

  24. We all know OJ killed 2 people. Nobody despised the verdict more than I did. I can’t even blame the jurors. It was a perfect storm of inept prosecution, an incompetent judge who loved the limelight, the venue, jury selection, the Dream Team, the DNA evidence that was in it’s infancy, Furman, the LAPD and the racial tensions in LA. But, the American justice system shouldn’t allow for ‘makeup calls’. OJ has served enough time for the crime he committed in Vegas and should be released. I just hope he’s not allowed to make any money the Browns and Goldmans don’t get their hands on.

  25. Don’t forget his first wife. He beat her silly. Thank god she got out alive. This dude is hard wired for anger and violence. He will never change.

  26. The State of Nevada and Jackie Glass made a laughing stock of the American Justice System with the sentencing of OJ Simpson.

    OJ never should have been convicted of robbery and kidnapping nor should he have served one day of a sentence. The whole matter is ridiculous and ludacris.

    The only thing Ignoble and Dishonable gum chomping, big gulp slurping Jackie Glass (and we call ourselves a dignified people with the trailer trash as a representative of our judiciary??), the State of Nevada, Fred Goldman and company managed to do with this sentence…….was harm the children of OJ Simpson. The whole endeavor was utterly pointless and rife with vengeance and self gratification.

    BTW: Jackie Glass record with Nevada Bar is the bottom of the barrel. She is a dirty judge—even by Nevada standards—el yukco

  27. @bighairbingopro
    OJ never beat his first wife nor any of his girlfriends….there is absolutely NO proof to support your comment.

  28. The bitter pill to swallow is that OJ is guilty AND the jury produced the correct verdict. Because of the way the LAPD and the prosecutor’s office bungled the case, the jury never saw the most damning evidence. Based on what they were shown, they had to acquit.

    My recollection is that, with exception of Johnny Cochran (who died not too long after the trial), every member of OJ’s dream team of lawyers eventually said he’s guilty. If the DA and the LAPD had been doing their jobs, OJ never would have left prison.

    He’s got a 33 year sentence – I have no problem with him getting 3 squares and a cot while he rots in that hellhole. Life in prison is worse than death.

  29. nhpats says:
    May 22, 2017 8:29 PM
    He may be a murderer, but OJ was the best RB to ever play in the NFL. Other teams knew he was getting the ball on pretty much every play and they still had a hard time containing him. Imagine if he actually played on a half-decent team?
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    The Bill’s teams he played on 1973-75 were a little better than “half-decent” and the he ran behind a tremendous offensive line. Imagine if you weren’t like every other Pat’s fan who thinks football started in the year 2000?

  30. One question: Would you all be so convinced and strongly interested if he was still married to his first wife and the same exact story and events occurred? I’m skeptical at best that you would be.

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