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O.J. book contracts

O.J. book contracts — Deals for inside accounts of the trial have been signed in recent weeks

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Less than two weeks after prosecutors Marcia Clark ($4.2 million) and Christopher Darden ($1.3 million) made publishing headlines, two members of O.J. Simpson’s defense team sold the rights to their stories. Johnnie Cochran will earn more than $2.5 million from Ballantine for My Journey to Justice, and Robert Shapiro will get $1.5 million from Warner Books for The Search for Justice. As for O.J., he has yet to sign a deal for his account of the trial.