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Hot Property column played role in O.J. Simpson trial
Hot Property column played role in O.J. Simpson trial

Although it was only a minor role, Hot Property had a star turn in 1995 when former professional football player O.J. Simpson stood trial for the murders of his wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and her friend Ronald Goldman. A clipping of the column was entered as an exhibit during the criminal trial, which ended in O.J. Simpson's acquittal. "Your honor, I'm holding here what appears to be a portion of a newspaper article. May it be marked People's 20?" prosecutor Christopher Darden asked, according to trial transcripts. "It is entitled 'Hot Property: O.J. Simpson buys Laguna Beach home.'" The clipping had been found in Nicole Brown...

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