Originally Posted by Marcellus
Interesting stuff. Why did he pay the families in the civil suit? Dudes were trying to mug them and he gave their families money?
Why does a guy who shoots an intruder in his own home get charged with murder?
But for a serious answer, I think you’d have to ask a lawyer about the difference between civil law and criminal law. OJ was found not guilty in criminal court but “liable” (or whatever) in civil court.