US Supreme Court considers releasing Simpson

OJ Simpson and a former golfing partner could be let out of prison while a US court reviews their convictions for a gunpoint hotel room heist.

OJ Simpson and a former golfing partner could be let out of prison while a US court reviews their convictions for a gunpoint hotel room heist.

Justice Michael Cherry did not say at the end of a hearing today how long it will take for the three Nevada Supreme Court judges to rule on whether the former football star and co-defendant Clarence CJ Stewart should be allowed to post bond.

Simpson and Stewart were not in the courtroom, but their lawyers say they deserve to go free while they work to prove that they were denied a fair trial.

Clark County District Attorney David Roger argued that a jury had spoken, and the two men should continue to serve their sentences for kidnapping and armed robbery.

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