November 3, 1994 - The jury is selected and consists of eight black, one Hispanic, one white, two of mixed race. There are four men and eight women.
January 24, 1995 - His criminal trial begins.
May 4, 1995 - The Goldmans file a wrongful death suit against Simpson.
June 5, 1995 - In court, Simpson tries on the leather gloves connected to the case, and says they do not fit.
July 6, 1995 - The prosecution rests.
September 27, 1995 - Defense lawyer Johnnie Cochran reminds the jury about the glove, "If it doesn't fit; you must acquit."
September 29, 1995 - The defense rests, and the case goes to the jury to reach a verdict.
October 3, 1995 - The jury returns a not guilty verdict after less than four hours of deliberations in the criminal trial.
October 23, 1996 - Civil trial begins in a wrongful death suit brought against Simpson by the victims' families. Jury is made up of nine whites, one Hispanic, one African American, and one person of mixed Asian and African descent.
November 22, 1996 - Simpson, for the first time, testifies before a jury and denies the murder of his ex-wife and Ron Goldman.
December 20, 1996 - Simpson is awarded custody of his children.
February 4, 1997 - The jury finds Simpson liable in the civil wrongful death suit brought by the victims' families and awards the plaintiffs $8.5 million in damages.
February 6, 1997 - Testimony in the punitive phase of the civil trial begins.
February 10, 1997 - Simpson is ordered to pay $25 million in punitive damages to the victims' families.
March 26, 1997 - The court orders Simpson to turn over his assets, including a set of golf clubs, his 1968 Heisman Trophy, and a Warhol painting.
November 20, 2006 - News Corp announces the cancellation of Simpson's book and two part FOX TV interview, called "If I Did It." The book was promoted as a hypothetical account of the murders.
March 13, 2007 - A California judge rules that the rights to Simpson's book will be publicly auctioned so that Ron Goldman's family can receive the future proceeds. The auction is canceled in early April 2007 when the holding company Lorraine Brook Associates declares bankruptcy.
June 15, 2007 - A bankruptcy judge in Miami orders a new auction of the book rights to "If I Did It," with all proceeds going to Fred Goldman, Ron Goldman's father.
July 11, 2007 - The family of Nicole Brown Simpson files court papers in connection to the auction of the book rights to "If I Did It." The Brown family believes it is entitled to 40% of any proceeds from the book, based on the $24.7 million civil judgment it won against O.J. Simpson.
July 30, 2007 - A federal bankruptcy court awards Ron Goldman's family 90% of the proceeds from the sale of the publishing rights to "If I Did It." The rest will go to O.J. Simpson's creditors.
September 16, 2007- Arrested in connection with a robbery at a Las Vegas hotel room on September 13, 2007. Simpson contends that he was retrieving personal items that had been stolen from him and were being sold as memorabilia. Police announce they have booked him on six counts of robbery, assault, burglary and conspiracy.
September 19, 2007 - Judge in Simpson burglary case sets bail at $125,000 and asks that Simpson turn over his passport and not talk to people involved in case.
November 14, 2007 - Clark County Judge Joe M. Bonaventure rules that Simpson will stand trial on charges including kidnapping, robbery and assault with a deadly weapon in the Sept. 13, 2007, incident at a Las Vegas hotel, which could send him to prison for up to life upon conviction.
November 28, 2007 - Simpson pleads not guilty to charges of kidnapping, robbery and assault.
January 10, 2008 - Simpson is arrested in Florida and is to be extradited to Nevada for violating the terms of his bail by contacting person(s) involved in the trial.