21 Jul 2017

OJ Simpson gets parole

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 2:09 pm on 21 July 2017

OJ Simpson has been granted parole by the Nevada Parole Board after nine years in jail. The former US football star and actor was acquitted of double murder in 1995. And has been serving a 33-year sentence for armed robbery, assault with a deadly weapon and 11 other charges.

New York defence lawyer Michael Shapiro has been following the OJ Simpson case from the beginning.

OJ Simpson during a parole hearing in Nevada.

OJ Simpson during a parole hearing in Nevada. Photo: AFP

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