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Football star O. J. Simpson was acquitted of the murder of his wife following a lengthy trial.

The parents of the young girl who was found raped and murdered were totally outraged by the acquittal of the man who was the police’s prime suspect.

The suspect was acquitted by the jury due to a lack of evidence.

Psychiatrist John McGeorge once observed that a woman has a much better chance than a man of acquittal on a murder charge, and if she happens to be a blonde, her chances rise about 45 percent.

The defense lawyer in the case is asking for a complete acquittal of his client because the prime witness in the case was pressured into testifying against him by police.

Boris Federov was initially convicted on a charge of manslaughter, but was later acquitted on appeal.

The acquittal of the police officers involved in the severe beating of Rodney King triggered huge riots in Los Angeles a few years ago.

The jury voted 9 to 3 in favor of acquittal.