CNN O.J. Simpson Trial

June transcripts arranged by date.

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June 1, 1995 (23k zip) -- Detective Mark Fuhrman has a bookdeal with Dove Publications. According to Publishers Weekly, the initial publicationrun is said to be 250,000 copies and will sell for $5.99. Publishers Weekly quotes Dove's Michael Viner as saying Fuhrman was paid far, far below the seven figure sum O.J.Simpson was paid for his book. The prosecution wrapped up its DNA phase of the O.J. Simpson trial, at least for now, and is preparing to question the coronor who conducted the autopsies on slashing victims Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman.

June 2, 1995 (48k zip) -- As the O.J. Simpson case shift from technical DNA evidence to gruesome details of the murders, Judge Lance Ito warned the jurors they would be looking at unpleasant photographs. CNN has learned that Kansas City Chief's running back Marcus Allen will be a no show Friday in a Missouri courtroom. Since Allen is not a California resident, Simpson's attorneys are asking Missouri for assistance in requiring Allen to appear in Los Angeles.

June 5, 1995 (8k zip) -- The district attorneys office has clarified what Deputy District Attorney Chris Darden meant when he said he was ashamed to be part of the Simpson case. "What Chris meant when he said he was ashamed about the case was that so much attention has been focused on different aspects of the case and the people involved that what is often forgotten is that this case is about two people who have been murdered." Judge Lance Ito on Monday decided to dismiss two more jurors--a hispanic woman and a black man--from the O.J. Simpson case. However, testimony was cancelled Monday as the defense filed a motion with an appeals court, asking that a black male be kept on the panel.

June 6, 1995 (98k zip) -- A female employee of the Los Angeles District Attorneys office is filing a $12-million-dollar lawsuit against Simpson prosecutor Christopher Darden and the District Attorneys office. Pamela Mills claims that Darden and Dana Thompson, an investigator for the District Attorneys office, attempted to coerce her "to adopt and embrace certain fabrications as testimony" to be introduced as evidence in the Simpson case. The Los Angeles County chief medical examiner went over Tuesday how the autopsies of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman were conducted, including a string of errors that were made in handling evidence.

June 7, 1995 (68k zip) -- More graphic testimony- Dr. Lakshmanan Sathyavagiswaran detailed the events in the murder of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman.

June 8, 1995 (68k zip) -- The Los Angeles County coroner said Thursday that Nicole Brown Simpson was not sexually assaulted and there was no need to conduct extensive tests to document sexual activity.

June 9, 1995 (38k zip) -- Goldman may have tried to twist away as killer slashed his throat. Dr. Satayavagiswaran and Dr. Golden disagree over interpretations of Goldman's wound.

June 12, 1995 (48k zip) -- O.J. Simpson prosecutors said they will not call to the witness stand the controversial pathologist who performed the autopsies on Ron Goldman and Nicole Brown Simpson. Prosecutor Brian Kelberg said in court that any testimony Dr. Irwin Golden could supply was already being given by his boss, Dr. Lakshmanan Sathyavagiswaran.

June 13, 1995 (85k zip) -- Graphic testimony and photographs of stab wounds to Ron Goldman's chest, face and thigh proved too much for an alternate O.J. Simpson juror Tuesday, and the judge quickly called a brief recess.

June 14, 1995 (93k zip) -- The Los Angeles County Coroner said Wednesday that police did not notify his office in a timely fashion about the deaths of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman, but that did not affect his ability to determine the time of death.

June 15, 1995 (75k zip) -- The prosecution in the O.J. Simpson case has filed papers with the court seeking to admit two more witnesses who will testify about stalking and domestic violence incidents committed by Simpson against Nicole Brown Simpson. The jurors seemed to pay close attention to Defense Attorney Robert Shapiro as he held a knife and demonstrated different ways of holding it and thrusting it at an invisible victim. Many jurors were taking notes off and on throughout the morning.

June 16, 1995 (45k zip) -- The prosecution called Richard Rubin back to the stand. Rubin is a former vice-president of Isotoner, which manufactured the pair of bloody gloves in evidence. One was found at the scene of the double murders on Bundy, the other was found behind the guest house on O.J. Simpson's property. Rubin testified that the gloves had probably shrunk to 85-percent of their original size because they had been wet and had dried. He also said they could probably only be stretched back to about 92-percent of their original size.

June 19, 1995 (88k zip) -- An FBI shoe evidence expert testified Monday in the O.J. Simpson case that bloody shoe prints from the crime scene matched the size shoe that Simpson wears, size 12.

June 20, 1995 (23k zip) -- Prosecutors say tests have shown No evidence of the preservative EDTA on the rear condo gate or on the socks found in Simpson's bedroom...Despite this, for now, prosecutors will not call witnesses on the EDTA matter.

June 21, 1995 (45k zip) -- O.J. Simpson tried on a new pair of gloves Wednesday, and this time they fit, although snugly. "I think it fit quite well," said Rubin, the former vice president of Aris Isotoner Inc. "Basically he was able to get them over his hands, tugging a little bit..."

June 22, 1995 (103k zip) -- Bruce Weir, a genetic statistician, told defense attorney William Thompson that the odds that the blood is properly identified are so high they might simply be called matches. "I believe we have passed beyond the point where we should run around trying to make up numbers acceptable to everybody. The evidence of a match at this many loci is compelling." Transcripts of sidebar meetings held on Wednesday reveal that prosecutor Christopher Darden had additional concerns about whether Simpson's hands would fit into a new pair of Aris Isotoner gloves. Darden told Judge Lance Ito that Simpson "has arthritis and we looked at the medication he takes and some of it is anti-inflammatory and we are told he has not taken the stuff for a day and it caused swelling in the joints and inflammation in his hands."

June 23, 1995 (5k zip) -- Population geneticist Dr. Bruce Weir admitted Friday that on several blood stains where DNA tests showed "possible" genetic markers, he made calculations that were "biased" against O.J. Simpson. Peter Neufeld asked, "by failing to include the additional pairings in these samples, in these items, which do not exclude Mr. Simpson, the number that are arrived at by you and put on that board are biased against Mr. Simpson; isn't that correct?" "As it turns out," said Weir. "It looks that way, yes."

June 26, 1995 (75k zip) -- A population geneticist testified Monday in the O.J. Simpson trial that race is irrelevant when it comes to determing how often DNA patterns show up.

June 27, 1995 (85k zip) -- An LAPD lab technician told the O.J. Simpson jury for the first time that the knit cap found near the bodies of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman had seven blond hairs, four dark hairs and some animal hairs attached to it with blood. Prosecutors contend the blue cap belonged to Simpson and he left it behind when he fled the crime scene.

June 28, 1995 (73k zip) -- O.J. Simpson's defense attempted to suggest Wednesday hair analysis is so vague it is like picking up a leaf and attempting to tell which tree it fell from. But Los Angeles Police Criminalist Susan Brockbank said "the point of doing a hair comparision is looking at a known sample to get a "range of characteristics... and then comparing that questioned hair to it."

June 29, 1995 (88k zip) -- The O.J. Simpson defense team was successful Thursday in blocking crucial testimony that would have suggested that carpet fibers found on a bloody glove and on the murder victims almost certainly came from Simpson's Bronco.

June 30, 1995 -- An FBI hair and fiber expert said today 12 hairs found on a knit cap at the crime scene are consistent with O.J. Simpson's. He said hairs in the cap found in the Bronco "exhibited the same microscopic characteristics that could have originated from the defendant." And he said 12 hairs found in the knit cap at the crime scene also "exhibited the same microscopic characteristics" that indicated it came from Simpson.


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