Simpson in the late 1990s, Lance Ito was already no stranger to high-profile cases, having served as the judge for the Charles Keating savings and loan scandal trial several years earlier. After thirty-five years of a successful law career, Ito went into retirement in 2015.
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By Caitlin Flynn. He still resides in Pasadena, California with his family. After a stint in private practice, Ito joined the L. He is the co-founder of online legal documentation service LegalZoom. Laurence D. Darden, the co-prosecutor who was criticized for having Simpson try on the so-called murder gloves, left the district attorney's office following the trial.
With attorneys posturing on both sides, Ito's patience and cool head presided over the events as they became part of a national obsession broadcast live from the courtroom. During his jury career, the brilliant judge presided over 500 trials including high profile cases such as the O. Simpson in the murder case 20 years ago. It was a big moment in the trial that had nothing to do with the actual case. Japanese-American actor George Takei played Lieutenant Sulu in the original Star Trek television series and movies and is a popular social-media presence.
On the rare occasions that he's spoken to the media, Ito hasn't commented on the Simpson case. Henry Waxman.
The trial marked the beginning of an era where it's now common for cameras to be present in courtrooms, but where is Judge Ito today and how does he feel about the case in hindsight? J Simpson and Keating trials, he heard and decided on over 500 cases of frauds, corruptions, injustice, rapes, and so on.
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Ito oversaw another 500 trials before retiring in 2015. November 20, 2014. In late April, we identified Smith as the Falcons' best pick in 2018 -- which includes first-rounder Calvin Ridley -- in part because of his play-making abilities and that he could have a bigger impact on Atlanta's offense next season.