Simpson arrives in court for jury selection

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- O.J. Simpson has arrived at a Las Vegas courthouse for jury selection in his robbery-kidnapping trial.

Simpson and his remaining co-defendant, Clarence Stewart, have each pleaded not guilty to 12 charges stemming from an encounter with two sports collectibles dealers last year at a Las Vegas hotel-casino.

Simpson has said he puts his faith in the jury system, and that he's confident of an acquittal. If he's convicted, he could go to prison for life.

There were no protesters outside the courthouse as he arrived, and few people to greet him. Simpson smiled and waved when one person wished him luck.

Court officials say jury selection could take a week or longer.

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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