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SIMPSON TRIAL / JAIL CONVERSATION IS OUT (12/19/1994)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA
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12/19/1994
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1:47
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA STAN GOLDMAN, LOYOLA LAW PROFESSOR JEFF STUART, LA SHERIFF'S DEPUTY DAVID GOLDSTEIN, REPORTING
OJ SIMPSON IN COURT, GRAPHIC OF REFUSAL BY ITO, SHOT OF JUDGE ITO, SOT, ITO IN COURT, FILE OF ROSEY GRIER WALK SHOT, TRIAL, WITNESS SOT, CONVERSATION BOOTHS INSIDE JAIL WHERE VISITORS CAN SPEAK WITH INMATES, PRISONERS, GRAPHIC, SOT
O-J SIMPSON'S JAIL HOUSE COMMENTS WILL REMAIN CONFIDENTIAL. JUDGE LANCE ITO HAS DENIED THE PROSECUTION ACCESS TO REMARKS SIMPSON MADE IN JAIL. A GUARD OVERHEARD SIMPSON WHILE HE WAS TALKING WITH MINISTER ROSEY GRIER. JUDGE ITO SAYS SIMPSON WAS LED TO BELIEVE HE HAD COMPLETE PRIVACY IN THE JAIL VISITING AREA. IN ANOTHER RULING ITO HAS ORDERED A HEARING ON THE ADMISSIBILITY D-N-A EVIDENCE NEXT MONTH. THAT HEARING WILL TAKE PLACE OUTSIDE THE JURY'S PRESENCE, SOMETHING THE DEFENSE DIDN'T WANT. THE DNA HEARING COULD PUSH BACK THE BEGINNING OF THE TRIAL AS FAR AS MARCH.
LEAD: JUDGE LANCE ITO MADE TWO CRUCIAL RULINGS THIS MORNING REGARDING D-N-A EVIDENCE AND OJ SIMPSON'S SECRET JAIL HOUSE CONVERSATION WITH HIS FRIEND AND MINISTER ROSEY GRIER. DAVID GOLDSTEIN HAS THE LATEST.
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