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After about 30 eastern time here just after 930 and the west -- -- in Las Vegas where we're watching his courtroom today OJ Simpson is in fact.
Back in that courtroom the former football star looking for a new trial after his 2000 -- -- conviction.
For what's been described as a bizarre hotel room robbery.
That got him thirty plus years in prison all this coming after is 1995 acquittal and the murders and his ex wife and her friend in Los Angeles.
Here's the jury's verdict back in 2008.
We it -- -- entitled case find the defendant Orenthal James Simpson as follows count one conspiracy to commit a crime.
Guilty count two necessity that kidnapping guilty.
Count three conspiracy -- -- guilty.
Presumably there to face the jury -- much -- live in Los Angeles following.
This story for us now -- -- -- a few more pounds a little less hair Jenna but most of the stats have not seen OJ.
Since that day about five years ago -- I Wednesday were gonna hear from him.
-- now 65 year old Heisman Trophy winner actor commentator.
And accused killer let's go back five years ago.
Oh win OJ and a group of friends pistol with two -- selling sports memorabilia.
Including several items that OJ -- belong to him inside move at a hotel.
He was convicted of robbery kidnapping and assault -- hear OJ -- for mercy at his sentencing before getting.
Nine to 33 years in prison.
I wasn't -- to hurt anybody I just wanted my personal things and I realized I was putting.
I didn't mean steal anything from anybody and I didn't know I was doing anything -- I thought that was confront -- threatens.
In retrieving my profit.
Now a -- OJ claims that because the lawyer that he paid 525000.
Dollars Yale Galanter did such a lousy job.
That conviction should be set aside.
-- go answer.
Specifically OJ says that he and Galanter had dinner the night before the -- that Galanter advised him.
That it was legal to take back his memorabilia provided you didn't trespass or use physical force.
Therefore -- protected his own interest and did not let OJ testify at trial.
Glanced her and with the role that basically he played in the crime -- also says -- Galanter failed to tell that prosecutors offered him a three year plea deal.
That would have taken experts.
Basically saying you know hey this is a hail Mary.
That the judge agreed however to -- nineteen of these claims of ineffective counsel and conflict of interest.
They could have -- dismiss this case but they didn't.
Now OJ's daughter is going to testify today.
And we also had a expert on a few hours ago.
Who said that alcohol and may be concussions.
From -- football career that may have affected his judgment.
-- -- also going to hear.
From both lawyers this week and that's to be pretty riveting testimony because one of these lawyers may say that the other lawyer lied.
They have some very bad blood there.
And you know we did not hear from OJ in 1995.
We did not hear from him in this trial so on Wednesday you're gonna hear OJ for the first time testified.
You know trial -- see where he is accused of crime.
That should be pretty riveting as well he's still very charismatic he has a big smile but as you can see probably thirty pounds heavier back -- -- There's a live shot inside the current -- were watching that.
I later this week -- thank you.
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