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Outrage by Vincent Bugliosi
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Aug 06, 2011

really liked it

Some can accuse Bugliosi of Monday Morning Quarterbacking, however make no mistake that the man never lost a murder trial that he prosecuted, 21-0 at last count. Vince's style of writing might not be liked by some but I find it refreshing as he personalizes it as if he was sitting in the room with you having a discussion regardless of how lecturing it is. Though most of his heat is directed towards the prosecution of this case he doesn't give the defense in this case glowing reviews either, suggesting that the only reason for their success was due to the incompetence of the prosecution's execution of the case. However it scathing criticisms don't stop there as he takes on the role of peeling back the media coverage and how it eventually effected much of society and how this case served to set back race relations in this country by the actions of the defense argument when they interjected race. I've only seen Bugliosi in action once (a mock trial of Lee Harvey Oswald) and it isn't difficult to see why had he been the prosecutor in this case that the world wouldn't have had to wait another fifteen years to put Simpson behind bars for criminal behavior.

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