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Well-known defense attorney Johnnie Cochran dies at 67

[JURIST] Attorney Johnnie Cochran [official profile] died Tuesday at the age of 67 from a brain tumor. Cochran was known for his colorful personality, as well as for his skill as a courtroom orator. Cochran was best known for successfully defending O.J. Simpson against double murder charges. During his career, he also represented football great Jim Brown, actor Todd Bridges, rapper Tupac Shakur and rapper Snoog Dogg. Cochran's law firm has a tribute on its website. NBC-TV in Los Angeles has more.

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