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Famous O.J. Simpson defense attorney Cochran finally delivers his memoir, which traces his odyssey from a small, rented home in Louisiana to Judge Ito's courtroom.
Copyright 1996 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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This was the most grativating publicity campaign of my career! Johnnie was excellent to work
with and as he (and sometimes I) toured the country, the reaction to him by people was so
incredible. And I'm talking African American, white American, all ages, all types. This is a
man that people simply want to meet, talk to, and maybe even wrap themselves in his
aura. He has more energy than people half his age. He's brilliant, smart and cooperative
and so imporant, he's simply passionate about his book. And he truly feels he is on an
eternal JOURNEY TO JUSTICE. I'll never have an experience of that magnitude again
--that much I'm sure of.

--Beverly Robinson
Ballantine/One World Publicity

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Product Details

  • Mass Market Paperback: 373 pages
  • Publisher: Ballantine Books; First Mass Market Edition: November 1997 edition (September 28, 1997)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0345413679
  • ISBN-13: 978-0345413673
  • Product Dimensions: 1 x 4.2 x 7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (26 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #822,340 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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14 of 14 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on November 12, 1996
Format: Hardcover
Vilified and maligned since the shocking O.J. verdict, the high profile lawyer, Johnnie Cochran, Jr., member of the famed :"Dream Team" sets the record straight in his new book, Journey to Justice, co-authored with Tim Rutten. In this book, we learn a lot about Johnnie Cochran the man, his passion and committment. We learn more about his deep family ties, religious conviction, and sense of justice, which led him to take such high profile cases, from Leonard Deadwyler, a black motorist stopped for speeding to the hospital with his pregnant, then shot dead, to the black football star Ron Settles, who was murdered by the police in an apparent attempt to make his death look like a suicide. Those looking for a lot of details on the O.J case would be well advised to steer clear of this book, but those who want to learn more about the life of one of the finest trial lawyers in America will not be disappointed
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11 of 13 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on September 15, 2000
Format: Mass Market Paperback
"Journey to Justice" was much more than I expected. I expected a lenghthy book with Johnny Cochran just "telling" about his life. But actually he didn't just "tell" his descriptions of everything in the story from his hometown church to the first case he ever lost. Everything was so descriptive. I got vivid pictures in my head about his whole life. He also had lots of life lessons in almost every new topic. He shows that it takes time and patience if one wants to become successful in like and that is exactly what he has done. I didn't think that his writing style was going to be that great but it wasn't half bad. Another thing I loved about "Journey to Justice" is that he recognizes key people in history and key events. That keeps one involved in the story. But one thing is though sometimes it seems like he gave information that didn't seem needed. Other than that the book is wonderful and I would recommend it to anyone who is intrested in African American men who have made history.
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12 of 15 people found the following review helpful By Lancelot on October 21, 1999
Format: Mass Market Paperback
I was irritated by the reviews of this book. Whether you have negative or positive feelings about O.J. Simpson, treat this author fairly and read his book, as you would any other, with an open mind. Obviously the earlier reviewers didn't. Why read a book if you've formed an opinion already? You're apparently seeking vindication for your prejudices, not information or knowledge. I suspect there are more nefarious, more personal, not-so-healthy reasons.
Whatever you feel about the O.J. trial, you must acknowledge Johnnie Cochran's excellence, his perserverance, and his professionalism. Now, if you want to know about the sorce of these qualities and the forces that molded him into the man he is (fighter, scholar, uncompromising attorney) then read "Journey To Justice" and be motivated. An interesting, spiritually uplifting work.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By C. CRADDOCK VINE VOICE on December 17, 2011
Format: Hardcover
This is a great book by Johnnie L. Cochran, Jr., the lawyer who headed OJ Simpson's Dream Team and won his acquittal. It is more or less his autobiography, but it all leads up to the aptly named "Trial of the Century" as its exciting climax. From humble beginnings in Shreveport, Louisiana Johnnie's family moves to Los Angeles where through hard work and education he becomes a successful lawyer. Cochran is a marvelous story teller, and he, along with writing partner Tim Rutten, kept me turning the pages throughout, anxious to find out what was going to happen next. The portrait emerged of an intelligent and religious man who was a tireless advocate for the people of his community. It was quite at odds with the image I had prior to reading his book; that was closer to the parody of him--the fictional character Jackie Chiles, portrayed by actor Phil Morris on Seinfeld.

I still think that OJ did it and find it hard to believe that Cochran really thought that OJ was innocent, but it was fascinating reading about the trial from his point-of-view nonetheless. Also, there are many interesting cases that happened before the American Othello, and I enjoyed reading the first part of the book just as much as the latter. Cochran was right in the thick of things, and he worked as a prosecutor for the City of Los Angeles, and as a defense lawyer during the struggle for civil rights. The Watts Riot, the riot that followed the Rodney King verdict, and many other chapters in our Nation's history were witnessed by him, and he participated in many of the trials that followed. His clients included Michael Jackson and Lenny Bruce, as well as the Black Panther leader Geronimo Pratt, and many others.
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5 of 6 people found the following review helpful By Marie Curate on April 16, 2000
Format: Mass Market Paperback
In the words of a popular rap song - "Who Dat, Who Dat, Who?" You know who O.J. Simpson is! You know who Johnny Cochran is! Regardless of your feelings for O.J., the verdict, his professional and personal life, he used the same skills on the football field that he used when he retained an attorney.
I did not read to find out about O.J. I had enough! I was fascinated by the ATTORNEY that was always hooked from head to toe. The articulate brother leveled the playing field in the courtroom. Yes, I know he represented Michael Jackson, Todd Bridges and Reginald Denny to name a few. Those cases put him on the U.S. map, but the Simpson case solidified his place in the world.
The foundation intrigued me. I wanted to know more about the bricks that put the building together. I was not disappointed with his life story and neither will you.
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