Synopsis by Rob Ferrier
This video presents the preliminary hearing of OJ Simpson in the matter of his wife's murder, before Judge Kathleen Kennedy Powell. Prominent defense attorney Robert Shapiro spars with prosecutor Marcia Clark. Key witnesses testify as Judge Powell tries to decide whether sufficient evidence exists to send Simpson to trial. A concise presentation of a critical phase of this century's most famous trial, this video is appropriate for the history and legal classroom, especially at the secondary or university level. The video features narration by Gregg Jarrett.