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Question 1: What types of forensic evidence were recovered?
Answer: At Simpson’s home:
1. Blood drops on the driver’s door of Simpson’s white Bronco.
2.Blood splatters in Simpson’s foyer and master bedroom.
3.Pair of Nicole’s bloody socks.
4. Blood-stained right-handed glove.
5. Trail of blood from the Bronco to Simpson’s front door.
At the crime scene:
6.Blood-stained left-handed glove.
7.Blood drops near and in a Bentley and a Saab.
8. Footprints in the dirt.
9. Hair’s from Goldman’s shirt.
10.Bloody envelope containing a pair of Nicole’s glasses.
11.Goldman’s shirt and cap.
12.Blood pools around the house.
Question 2: Was the evidence recovered in the proper manner?
Answer: No. The evidence was improperly recovered when:
Question 3:What types of forensic evidence were introduced at trial?
Answer: The prosecution introduced the following evidence at trial:
Question 4: If the case were tried today, would new forensic technology be used and possibly change the outcome of the trial?
Answer: No. By proving that the evidence was improperly collected and stored, and that the evidence testing, especially the DNA testing, was conducted improperly, the defense was able to create enough of a reasonable doubt in the jury’s mind for O.J. Simpson to be acquitted. Today’s new forensic technology would not be enough to overcome the evidence collection mistakes.