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Famed Attorney Johnnie Cochran Dead at 67

Discussion in 'News' started by ClueTwo, Mar 30, 2005.

  1. ClueTwo

    ClueTwo Veteran Member

    Joined: Nov 30, 2001 Messages: 9,016 Likes Received: 117
    (Los Angeles) -- He'll be remembered for his wardrobe, winning, and the phrase to a jury: "If it doesn't fit, you must acquit." Famed attorney Johnnie Cochran has died at the age of 67.

    His family says Cochran died at his home in Los aAgeles of a brain tumor. A statement from his family says "Cochran's career will be marked by "celebrity" cases but that they are "most proud of the work he did on behalf of those in the community."

    For Cochran, Simpson's acquittal was the crowning achievement in a career notable for victories, often in cases with racial themes. He was a black man known for championing the causes of black defendants.

    Over the years, Cochran represented football great Jim Brown on rape and assault charges, Actor Todd Bridges on attempted murder charges, Rapper Tupac Shakur on a weapons charge and Rapper Snoop Dogg on a murder charge.

    He also represented former black panther Elmer "Geronimo" Pratt, who spent 27 years in prison for a murder he didn't commit.
     
  2. swif1

    swif1 Veteran Member

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  3. Æ°

    Æ° Senior Member

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    Is it true that OJ never paid the man?

    I didn't even know he was ill.
     
  4. POIESIS

    POIESIS Member

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    slimey cochrane rip.
     
  5. !@#$%

    !@#$% Moderator Crew

    Joined: Oct 1, 2002 Messages: 18,517 Likes Received: 621
    an encore presentation from channel zero:

    rot in pain
     
  6. bobthebuilder

    bobthebuilder Member

    Joined: Nov 15, 2004 Messages: 295 Likes Received: 1
    Motherfuckers like this need to die a thousand horrible deaths.
     
  7. CACashRefund

    CACashRefund 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: Oct 8, 2004 Messages: 14,171 Likes Received: 272
    holy shit he had a brain tumor?
    RIP brilliant defense attorney
     
  8. ODS-1

    ODS-1 Elite Member

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    You are so big of a moron that it is making my head hurt.
     
  9. ClueTwo

    ClueTwo Veteran Member

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    I bet a bajillion, gazillion dollars that no matter how much you say you didn't like the man, if you had the cash to afford him you would have changed your mind in a heart beat...

    Unless ,of course, if you're a district attorney. If that was the case get the fuck out of here..
     
  10. ILOTSMYBRAIN

    ILOTSMYBRAIN Elite Member

    Joined: Mar 17, 2005 Messages: 4,531 Likes Received: 112
    ^^ agree with you 100%. honestly didn't know he was ill either, deffinatly has to suck knowing you're going to die, and having the money to do something about it, but just not being able to.
     
  11. PushbuttonWarfare

    PushbuttonWarfare Member

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    Dude had a lucious head of hair for a 67 year old.
     
  12. POIESIS

    POIESIS Member

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    take some time to reflect.
     
  13. ASER1NE

    ASER1NE Veteran Member

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    Damn thats weak , i woulda hired him if i could afford it .
     
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