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us: Cochran, Johnnie, 1937-2005

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    • us: Cochran, Johnnie L., 1937-2005
    • us: Cochran, Johnnie L., Jr., 1937-2005
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        (naf) Shreveport (La.)
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        (naf) Los Angeles (Calif.), United States
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        • Organization: (naf) Loyola Law School (Loyola Marymount University)
        • Organization: (naf) California. District Attorney (Los Angeles County)
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        (lcsh) Lawyers
          (lcsh) Public officers
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          Cochran, Johnnie L., 1937-2005Cochran, Johnnie L.,1937-2005
      • Sources

        • found: Life after Johnnie Cochran, 1995: CIP t.p. ("most successful Black lawyer in L.A.") galley (Johnnie L. Cochran, Jr.)
        • found: Martindale-Hubbell, 1994 (Cochran, Johnnie L., Jr.; b. '37)
        • found: A lawyer's life, 2002: t.p. (Johnnie Cochran)
        • found: Washington Post Express, Mar 30, 2005 (Johnnie L. Cochran, Jr., d. Mar. 29, 2005, Los Angeles, age 67; lawyer)
        • found: Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century, accessed via The Oxford African American Studies Center online database, July 27, 2014: (Johnnie L. Cochran Jr.; lawyer; born 02 October 1937 in Shreveport, Louisiana, United States; graduated from Loyola Marymount University Law School and passed the California bar exam (1963); deputy city criminal prosecutor for the city of Los Angeles; joined the private practice of a criminal attorney named Gerald Lenoir; started his own firm, Cochran, Atkins, and Evans; accepted a position with the Los Angeles County district attorney's office (1978-1983); on 24 January 2006 Los Angeles Unified School District officials approved the renaming of Mount Vernon Middle School, which Cochran had attended, to Johnnie L. Cochran Jr. Middle School ; died 28 March 2005 in Los Angeles, California, United States)
        • found: Wikipedia, March 13, 2015 (Johnnie Cochran; Johnnie L Cochran, Jr.; born October 2, 1937; died March 29, 2005; lawyer best known for his leadership role in the defense and criminal acquittal of O. J. Simpson for the murder of his former wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ronald Goldman Cochran; he also represented Sean Combs, Michael Jackson, rapper Tupac Shakur, actor Todd Bridges, football player Jim Brown, rapper Snoop Dogg, former heavyweight Champion Riddick Bowe, 1992 Los Angeles riot beating victim Reginald Oliver Denny, Geronimo Pratt and athlete Marion Jones. Cochran was known for his skill in the courtroom and his prominence as an early advocate for victims of police brutality) {}
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        • 1995-08-02: new
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