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O.J. Gets Parole, but What Happens Then?

After serving nine years in jail for armed robbery, on Thursday O.J. Simpson was awarded a promise of parole by a Nevada parole board. But the decision doesn’t simply end O.J.’s obligations to the Nevada criminal justice system. Simpson still faces years of requirements, any violation of which could send him right back to prison.

Former NFL football star O.J. Simpson enters for his parole hearing at the Lovelock Correctional Center in Lovelock, Nev., on Thursday, July 20, 2017. Simpson was convicted in 2008 of enlisting some men he barely knew, including two who had guns, to retrieve from two sports collectibles sellers some items …

ESPN Will Air OJ Simpson’s Thursday Parole Hearing

It’s no secret that July is the dead-zone in the world of sports. The NFL hasn’t started yet, the NBA just ended, and MLB isn’t really serious yet. However, I wasn’t aware things had become this bad. ESPN, among other networks, has decided to air O.J. Simpson’s parole hearing from the Lovelock Correctional Facility on Thursday. Not only that, ESPN will lead-in to the parole hearing with a 90-minutespecial presentation of Outside the Lines, hosted by Jeremy Schaap.

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Prosecutor: OJ Simpson Will ‘Probably Be Paroled’

OJ Simpson will soon be a free man. Well, a paroled man anyway.

That prediction comes from a man perhaps, most singularly responsible for putting him behind bars. David Roger, the prosecutor who won a robbery conviction against Simpson in 2008, says he believes the Nevada Board of Parole Commissioners will let the juice loose.

Roger told the New York Post, “The guy did a lot of time on a robbery charge, I expect he’ll probably be paroled.”

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Jerry Brown Will Not Rescind Parole of School Bus Hijacker

On Thursday, California Governor Jerry Brown let a deadline pass and refused to rescind a decision by a parole board to release 63-year-old James Schoenfeld, one of the three men convicted of kidnapping 26 children and their school bus driver in 1976 and holding them hostage in a trailer.

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