Johnnie Cochran: THE lawyer. He was best known for his role in the defense and criminal acquittal of O. J. Simpson for the murders of Nicole Simpson and Ronald Goldman. He had also represented Sean Combs (during his trial on gun and bribery charges), Michael Jackson, Tupac Shakur, Todd Bridges, Jim Brown, Snoop Dogg, Riddick Bowe, (riot beating victim) Reginald Denny, Geronimo Pratt, and Marion Jones. He was known for his skill in the courtroom and advocate for victims of police brutality…
Rodney Glen King (April 2, 1965 – June 17, 2012), whose brutal beating by Los Angeles police in 1991 was caught on camera and sparked riots after the acquittal of the four officers involved, was found dead in his swimming pool. He was only 47 years old. There were no signs of foul play, and no obvious injuries. An autopsy will be performed to determine the cause of death.
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Frank Wills (February 4, 1948 – September 27, 2000) was the security guard who alerted police to a possible break-in at the Watergate complex in Washington, D.C., which eventually led to the uncovering of the truth about the Watergate Scandal that led to the resignation of President Richard Nixon.