A 12-episode documentary series that explores the most intriguing, controversial and poignant moments from the 1995 murder trial of actor and sports hero/retired professional football running back Orenthal James "O.J." Simpson, including opening statements from both the prosecution and the defense, key witness and police testimonies, the infamous "gloves" moment, closing statements and, finally, the stunning verdict that was delivered on October 3, 1995. No re-enactments, voice-overs, dramatics or theatrics can replace the facts and the polarizing figures who were in that courtroom every day during the trial.
In the premiere of this documentary series, opening statements in the O.J. Simpson trial are delivered by prosecutors Marcia Clark and Christopher Darden, and "Dream Team" lead defense counsel Johnnie Cochran.
Opening Statements continue and Marcia Clark gets an additional statement when the defense does not disclose new witnesses.
Former LAPD detective Mark Fuhrman takes the stand.
Defense witnesses testify; Furhman returns to the court; and F. Lee Bailey captivates the media.
A particular pair of gloves become the focus of the trial.
Brian "Kato" Kaelin, who was living in Simpson's guest house at the time of the murders, takes the stand for the first of four days of testimony.
Brian "Kato" Kaelin's testimony continues.
"Kato" Kealin takes the stand and meets the media.
Closing arguments are presented by prosecutors Marcia Clark and Christopher Darden and defense team lawyers Johnnie Cochran and Barry Scheck.
Closing arguments are delivered by prosecutors Marcia Clark and Christopher Darden, and defense team Johnnie Cochran and Barry Scheck.
Closing arguments include the prosecution's rebuttals.
In the series finale, closing arguments and a rebuttal are made, and the jury reaches a verdict.