Transcript for O.J. Simpson Takes the Stand in Bid for New Trial
After spending four years behind bars this is the moment OJ Simpson has been waiting for. We're just out -- take the stand and tell the truth will -- walk answer each of the claims the former football great hopes his testimony will convince the judge he deserves a new trial for -- 2008 armed robbery and kidnapping conviction. Simpson claims his former lead attorney Yale Galanter mishandled the case. Want to thank because somebody they're gonna come down -- credibility determinations by the -- And we don't know what mr. Clinton's going to save. It's a credibility contest between Simpson and Galanter. The 65 year old claims Galanter advised him he had a legal right to confront two men in a Las Vegas hotel room. To retrieve sports memorabilia Simpson maintains was stolen from him he also says -- did not tell him about a plea deal offered by the prosecution. He needs to be themselves. -- himself be journey -- like he is the charismatic like he is just DOJ. The Jews never testified in the infamous 1995 murder trial in which -- was acquitted by the defendant Orenthal James Simpson not guilty and he never took the stand in 2008. Now in his bid to win his freedom since it could be forced to reveal. He can be asked anything it's going to be risky and it's going to be high drama. OJ Simpson's testimony is expected to last the entire day then later this week it will be -- actors turned to tell his side of the story. Brady -- ABC news Las Vegas.
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