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Saturday, October 04, 2008

KARMA

UPDATE: IF YOU ARE HAVING TROUBLE READING THE POSTS- IF THE SIDE BAR RUNS INTO THE POST, TRY ADJUSTING YOUR FONT SIZE, AS THAT MAKES ALL THE DIFFERENCE. 

Proving that if he doesn't have Johnny Cochran to rhyme
OJ will do the time

OJ Simpson was convicted on Friday of all 12 charges....13 years to the day he was acquitted of the murders of his ex-wife and Ron Goldman.  Talk about Karma.

While his "relentless search" for the killers of Nicole Brown and Ron Goldman cooled in recent years, OJ managed to get himself in several messes. Along the way Mr. Simpson met local attorney Yale Galanter.  And although we have tried very hard since running this blog not to take cheap shots at lawyers, especially when they are down, lets just say Mr. Simpson and Mr. Galanter deserved each other.

And Justice was served when Mr. Simpson hired Mr. Galanter, setting in motion the events leading up to his conviction.  The title of the post links to the NY Times story.

Football picks up late tonight or tomorrow morning. No more betting on AFC central teams. Ever. 

26 comments:

Spiderman said...

You've gotta be shitting me....you gotta watch the verdict being read and Galanter's do-girl associate crying, balling...really? REALLY!?

There's no crying in baseball.

http://www.cnn.com/2008/CRIME/10/04/oj.simpson.verdict/index.html#cnnSTCVideo

Abe Laeser said...

Yes, I am saddened that I will never have the personal privilige of prosecuting O.J.

On the other hand, if I ever take up golf, I will be able to thank my Las Vegas brethren for making each sand trap safer.

The Yiddish version of Karma is a phrase that lossely translates as: "The end of every thief is a hanging." May that man never be able to harm others, again.

Anonymous said...

I can only assume that others have already told you the sidebar ads and polls for president, run into your posts. When that happens those portions of your post can't be read.

This is just for your information, there's no need to post this comment unless you think there is value in doing so.

PS sorry if this was sent twice; see we all make mistakes.

Anonymous said...

Wow! My two sons noticed an immediate exchange between the two prosecutors after receiving the Simpson verdict. They faced one another and high-fived uttering the infamous "Shumie-Time" cheer!

Anonymous said...

The jury was all white.

When he was being tried for Nicole's death, eight black jurors and two white.

Good ole' Karma!!

Anonymous said...

HA-HA-HA-HA!!!!

Ten years to the date! Juice Man you busted!
Make sure you look all purty for your cellmate Bubba. He'll be taking you to all the prison dances.

Anonymous said...

why the cheap shot at Yale? I wish I had his trial skills, and as a ten year def atty, I consider myself pretty damn good. That statement re they deserve each other needs some explanation. I understand many hate the juice, but Yale G is a mac daddy trial attorney.

Anonymous said...

You have no idea how bad a lawyer Yale is. He abandons clients in court- sending lackeys to clean up the mess. Did you see the case where Adrien was reversed for giving a defendant 30 years for pleading open in a 7 year min man case? That was a Yale special. Trust me, you don't want any part of his "skills".

Anonymous said...

8:31, Yale is, and has always been a nothing. He turned his friendship with OJ into a PR train for him. That's why his lackey worthless "associate" was crying. She now knows her career is tied to nothing.

If Yale was any kind of lawyer, he would have begged OJ to hire a Vegas lawyer instead of pulling his arrogant south florida ass into that courtroom.

Please, please dont confuse Yale with a trial lawyer.

Anonymous said...

Why is everyone on here, so far, happy that OJ got convicted? Ohhh, you're still hung up on the murder thing? Hey, like Chris Rock said, "I buy you a ferrari, and you're going to let another man drive around in the ferrari i bought you? Now, Im not saying I agree with what he did...but I understand." Nicole brought it on herself. Free OJ!

defense-lawyer-for-the-princess said...

Rump I heard the guilty verdict while aboard my yacht. The Princess was riding the pole upside down like a kitty cat.
If only ten ago Mr. Simpson knew in ten years time he would be tried for another crime and found guilty. Where did all the "Free OJ Fans" go?

defense-lawyer-for-the-princess said...

Correction- thirteen years and not ten.

Anonymous said...

There are two lawyers in Miami who can not seem to speak with a judge without telling a lie.

Jonathan Schwartz and Yale Galanter.

Jon keeps getting Bar complaints and contempt citations. Yale keep reprenting OJ.

When those two guys walk into a courtroom, even the good judges look upset and act like they are ready to be lied to.

I worked with Yale at the SAO back in the 80's. He was all slime and tricks. We hated him as a boss. He was a bad lawyer then and is worse now.

For about 10 years Yale had his live in girlfriend be his court reporter. How can you do that and not think there is a conflict. His answer was that since there were not legally married, it was no problem

OJ, you and Yale are meant for each other.

Hey but, maybe the facts got in the way of good lawyering. From what it seamed, Yale did a good job with a hopeless case.

I live in South Dade. I will sleep better knowing that OJ in in jail.

Anonymous said...

Will his lawyer be appealing?

Anonymous said...

better outcome would have been fred goldman unloading a glock in his face but this is still pretty good

Anonymous said...

yale sucks. i cant believe that in this town which is chock full of great criminal lawyers oj hired this complete hack. Maybe it is because oj loves publicity and someone to beleive his bullshit and a sap like yale was perfect for the job.

Anonymous said...

OJ "hired" Yale for one reason, they pal around together and OJ doesn't have the money to pay the real fees it would take to have a lawyer work that case. Yale doesn't have much of a practice, so this is his publicity meal ticket. I predict OJ paid him $30,000 and an extra $1500 for the do girl associate to cry at the verdict.

rejected-and-depressed-attorney said...

7:10, nicely said. I would like to add Yale is a cockroach.

Anonymous said...

I join the chior.

Yale really is what you get when you can not afford a real good lawyer.

They are meant for each other.

I too have watched Yale play all kinds of games in our courts and the judges do not trust him.

Anonymous said...

Now we know why Yale was not part of the "Dream Team" years ago. Back then, OJ could afford good lawyers.

Anonymous said...

How will Yale get future continuances. He can no longer play the OJ card.

future-husband-of-the-princess said...

Thirteen years later and OJ finally got the juice squeezed out of him. That's what you get when you hire Yale.

11:48, kitty cat, nice choice of words. I hear her calling card is leaving scratch marks on the backs of attorneys. Still awaiting my turn...

Anonymous said...

to all the yale galanter critics; is he not a board certified criminal trial lawyer? has he not done over 30 felony trials? he may not be one of the best but he is not as bad you all are saying. I am sure most of you would win a felony trial with a codefendant, 4 codefendants who plead guilty, some of whom testify against your client, and a client with such a temper that he has cannot be put on the stand. yeah , galanter really does suck!

Anonymous said...

11:02, she's left a permanent scar down my spine.

3:54, Perhaps no lawyer wanted to defend OJ because his juice is toxic.
Johnnie Cochran- death by cancer
Robert Kardashian- death by cancer
Robert Shapiro- son od'ed and died

Anonymous said...

11:48, Where are the Free OJ Fans?
Maybe over the course of thirteen years former fans came to their senses and realized he was guilty of the crime.
(I hear she's quite the acrobat)

Anonymous said...

"although we have tried very hard since running this blog not to take cheap shots at lawyers..."

Rumpy that is the only reason I visit your blog, to take cheap shots!

2:48, I hear what you're saying but Yale really is a suck ass lawyer.
7:35, good observation.
Only your spine? I have marks all over my body and she used a helluva lot more than her nails.