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OJ Simpson Trial Quiz: Have You Got What It Takes To Be A Detective? (Quiz)

Oj Simpson Quiz

First Posted: 12/13/2011 10:59 am Updated: 01/10/2012 10:22 am

In his glory days, O.J. Simpson was a record-setting superstar, the first NFL player ever to rush 2000 yards in a season.

But on June 17, 1994, the sports legend was on what would become his most unforgettable run, chased in his white Ford Bronco by police up Interstate 405 as millions of Americans watched on TV.

This came just four days after Nicole Brown Simpson, O.J.'s ex-wife, and her friend, Ronald Goldman, were brutally murdered outside a condo in Los Angeles.

What followed was one of the most closely-watched murder trials in American history. The prosecution built a case using an array of DNA evidence, but Simpson's legal "dream team" mounted an unrelenting defense, convincing the jury there were flaws in the collection of evidence and raising suspicion that racism tainted the investigation.

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O. J. Simpson Crime Lab Quiz
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Question 1 of 6
The handling of DNA samples played a key roll in the Simpson defense team's effort to persuade jurors into questioning what seemed like persuasive evidence for the prosecution. What did LAPD investigators fail to do while collecting their DNA evidence?
A. Sterilize evidence-collecting tools.
B. Properly mix chemicals to determine samples' authenticity.
C. Refrigerate the blood samples.
D. Place the blood samples in the proper variety of test tubes.
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Filed by Steven Hoffer  |