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Johnnie Cochran’s Journey (2002)

Published on 26 May 2020 / In Film & Animation

Cable TV documentary on the life and career of famed attorney Johnnie Cochran. Shared for historical purposes. I do not own the rights.

Johnnie Lee Cochran, Jr., J.D., B.A.[1] (/ˈkɒkrən/; October 2, 1937 – March 29, 2005) was a high-profile lawyer and civil activist best known for his leadership role in the defense and criminal acquittal of O.J. Simpson for the murder of his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ron Goldman. He defended his client with rhymes like "if it doesn't fit, you must acquit!"[2]

Cochran represented Sean Combs during his trial on gun and bribery charges, as well as Michael Jackson, Tupac Shakur, Stanley Tookie Williams,[3] Todd Bridges,[4] football player Jim Brown, Snoop Dogg, former heavyweight champion Riddick Bowe,[5] 1992 Los Angeles riot beating victim Reginald Oliver Denny,[2] and inmate and activist Geronimo Pratt. He represented athlete Marion Jones when she faced charges of doping during her high school track career.[6] Cochran was known for his skill in the courtroom and his prominence as an early advocate for victims of police brutality. - wikipedia

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