National Obituary Review

Dead Person of the Day March 29 – Johnny Cochrane

0 Comments 29 March 2012

Folks,

If the glove doesn’t fit, you must acquit!

Call him a social pariah or call him the embodiment of the American Dream but be sure to call him for me if (when?) I find myself in a legal quagmire in the afterlife.

This guy had intelligence, style panache and was the inspiration for one of the best sitcom characters of all time. After I listened to the above video even I started to think good ole OJ might not have done it.

I had no idea of the charges Cochrane brought against Lenny Bruce but I don’t blame him. That guy is a twerp.

Watch your step, here comes the obit!

Johnnie L. Cochran Jr., Trial Lawyer Defined by O.J. Simpson Case, Is Dead at 67

By ADAM LIPTAK

Published: March 30, 2005

Correction Appended

Johnnie L. Cochran Jr., whose fierce, flamboyant and electrifyingly effective advocacy in the O. J. Simpson murder trial captivated the country and solidified his image as a master of high-profile criminal defense, died yesterday at his home in Los Angeles. He was 67. Continue 

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