Synopsis by Mark Deming
Johnnie Cochran is one of the best known and most outspoken attorneys in America. Elevated to fame for representing the likes of O.J. Simpson, Sean "P. Diddy" Combs, and Snoop Dogg in high-profile criminal cases, Cochran has used his high public profile to bring attention to civil rights cases and charitable causes that he supports. When not busy with his legal work, Cochran also juggles a busy schedule as an author, public speaker, and talk show host. Journeys in Black: Johnnie Cochran is a documentary in which Cochran discusses his life in the law, from his early days as a deputy attorney for the city of Los Angeles to his future as legal counsel to the stars.
African-American, career-retrospective, lawyer, philanthropy, profile [character], public-speaking, rise-to-fame, writer