Why did the gloves not fit?

Why did the gloves not fit?

The glove was covered in blood. According to the prosecution, that blood seeped into the fibers of the leather and shrunk it, thus explaining why Simpson’s hand did not fit inside.

What was the famous quote from the OJ Simpson trial?

“The day you take complete responsibility for yourself, the day you stop making any excuses, that’s the day you start to the top.” “Fear of losing is what makes competitors so great. Show me a gracious loser and I’ll show you a permanent loser.” “The only thing that endures is character.

Is the glove don’t fit?

That day, Simpson’s charismatic lawyer, Johnnie Cochran, coined a phrase that would become an enduring motto in pop culture: “If it doesn’t fit, you must acquit.” Police said they found a bloody glove at the scene and many hours later a lone police detective, Mark Fuhrman, scaled a wall outside O.J.

What is Johnnie Cochran famous for?

Johnnie Cochran established himself as a sought after attorney dealing with high-profile police brutality cases involving the African American community. He attracted famous clients like Michael Jackson and led O. J. Simpson’s defense team in the 1995 murder trial.

Did Fung really shake hands?

As his nine grueling days of testimony drew to an end Tuesday, criminalist Dennis Fung flashed a rare smile after having gone longer than anyone else on the witness stand so far in the O.J. Then he vigorously shook hands with the former football star in clear view of the jurors, electrifying the courtroom.

Do leather gloves shrink when wet?

Leather will become more flexible when wet, but typically will only shrink if you also apply heat. To shrink leather gloves in water, you’ll need to use warm water or apply dry heat once the gloves are already wet (i.e., by putting them in the dryer or blow-drying them on a warm setting).

Who said the glove doesn’t fit?

In late September 1995, as the trial lurched toward its end, Cochran recalled the botched gloves demonstration, advising the jurors more than once in his closing statement: “If it doesn’t fit, you must acquit.”

Who said if the glove doesn’t fit?

Johnnie L. Cochran
Twenty-five years ago today, in his closing argument at the sensational O.J. Simpson double-murder trial in Los Angeles, lead defense lawyer Johnnie L. Cochran stood before the jurors and urged them to keep this in mind: “If it doesn’t fit, you must acquit.”

Why did Dr Fung shake everyone’s hands?

Why did Dennis Fung, LAPD criminalist and witness for the prosecution, shake hands with the lawyers after his testimony? Out of relief from finally being off the witness stand. “I was so happy to get off the stand. I was high,” Fung told The Times in October 1995.