Thursday, February 8, 2007
California judge Gerald Rosenberg has ordered O.J. Simpson to stop spending any payments he may have received for the as yet unpublished manuscript of If I Did It, which was to have appeared under the ReganBooks imprint last year. A nation-wide uproar forced the publisher to abandon the launch of the title; publisher Judith Regan lost her job, and the book has yet to appear. The judge's order is the latest attempt of Fred Goldman, father of the late Ron Goldman, and former Simpson in-laws the Browns to obtain the millions in a civil judgment that a court awarded them in 1997 against Mr. Simpson. Read more here.