Jails and Prisons

11 key players in OJ Simpson's parole hearing in Nevada

The Nevada parole board members who will decide if O.J. Simpson gets released from prison have experience in law enforcement, prisons, probation and social work.

Others involved in Thursday's hearing have varying ties to the former football, TV and movie star who was acquitted of murder in 1995 in Los Angeles but convicted of armed robbery in Las Vegas in 2008. They include:



Simpson's attorney in Las Vegas. LaVergne was not Simpson's trial attorney but was involved in his appeals to the Nevada Supreme Court. LaVergne grew up in Texas, graduated in 2000 from Cornell Law School in New York, and has practiced general practice law in Las...