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5 O.J. Simpson jurors disagreed with 1995 acquittal

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  • 11 jurors in O.J. Simpson trial knew about 1995 acquittal on murder charges
  • Jury finds Simpson guilty of all counts in 2007 sports memorabilia heist
  • Seven jurors said a family member had spent time in jail
  • Eleven jurors were white; one Hispanic
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From Arthur Brice
CNN
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(CNN) -- Jury questionnaires released Saturday revealed five of the jurors in O.J. Simpson's Las Vegas, Nevada, robbery trial said they disagreed with the 1995 verdict where he was found not guilty of two murders.

Jury questionnaires released in O.J. Simpson's robbery trial reveal diverse work and life backgrounds.

All 12 jurors had previously heard about Simpson and all but one knew about his acquittal 13 years ago in the Los Angeles, California, stabbing deaths of his former wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and her friend, Ronald Goldman.

One juror said he agreed that Simpson was not guilty while four said they were unsure. Another said she had "no feelings. It is history." One juror did not answer the question.

The nine women and three men on the jury said in the questionnaire they would give Simpson, 61, a fair trial on his latest charges.

After 13 hours of deliberation Friday, the jurors found Simpson guilty on 12 charges of armed robbery and kidnapping in connection with the 2007 attempted heist of memorabilia he said had been stolen from him. The verdict came 13 years to the day after his acquittal in Los Angeles. Video Watch O.J. verdict being read »

A look at the 116-question document gives a glimpse of the jury's make-up: Read juror questionnaire: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12

-- Ages were pretty evenly spread with three jurors in their 30s, three in their 40s, two in their 50s and four in their 60s.

-- Seven of the jurors are married or remarried. Two are single or never married. Two are living with a partner and one is divorced.

-- One juror said she speaks Spanish; another one Greek.

-- Four jurors have bachelor's degrees and another seven said they have attended some college or vocational school. One is a high school graduate.

-- Eleven jurors were white; one identified herself as Hispanic.

-- Seven jurors said a family member had spent time in jail. At least three of those involved an arrest for DUI. One juror said a friend is serving eight years in prison for car theft and possession of a gun. Another said her husband and son had spent time in jail. One juror said she was detained in a holding cell for two days before it was determined she was not involved.

-- Eleven jurors said neither they nor a family member had been the victim of a serious crime, but one juror said a cousin was murdered in Houston, Texas.

-- All the jurors said they had previously heard of Simpson. One remembered Simpson from his 1968 Heisman Trophy days as a running back at the University of Southern California. Others remembered him a professional football player. Two said they remembered seeing Simpson in TV commercials when they were children. A couple of others mentioned Simpson's arrest in Los Angeles. "A long time ago. I believe he was being chased down on a freeway. That's about all I know," one said.

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-- Four jurors had previously lived in California; one for 55 years and was a resident during Simpson's murder trial. Another lived there for 48 years. All four had lived in the Las Vegas area for at least nine years.

-- Their occupations include: teller, retail, reservations center manager, underwriter, preschool teacher, heating and air-conditioning serviceman, pharmaceutical sales representative. One said she was unemployed; another said he is retired.

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