F. Lee Bailey

Francis Lee Bailey
Francis Lee Bailey Jr. (born June 10, 1933) is an American former criminal defense attorney best known for representing O.J.wikipedia
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Francis Lee Bailey Jr. (born June 10, 1933) is an American former criminal defense attorney best known for representing O.J. Simpson in his 1995 murder trial. Among other high-profile trials, he served as the lawyer in the re-trial of osteopathic physician Sam Sheppard, was the supervisory attorney over attorney Mark J. Kadish in the court martial of Captain Ernest Medina for the My Lai Massacre, and was one of the "dream team" lawyers for the defense in the O. J. Simpson murder case.
The team also included F. Lee Bailey, Alan Dershowitz, Robert Kardashian, Robert Blasier, and Gerald Uelmen.

Sam Sheppard

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Among other high-profile trials, he served as the lawyer in the re-trial of osteopathic physician Sam Sheppard, was the supervisory attorney over attorney Mark J. Kadish in the court martial of Captain Ernest Medina for the My Lai Massacre, and was one of the "dream team" lawyers for the defense in the O. J. Simpson murder case.
On July 30, 1961, Corrigan died and F. Lee Bailey took over as Sheppard's chief counsel.

Dream Team (law)

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Among other high-profile trials, he served as the lawyer in the re-trial of osteopathic physician Sam Sheppard, was the supervisory attorney over attorney Mark J. Kadish in the court martial of Captain Ernest Medina for the My Lai Massacre, and was one of the "dream team" lawyers for the defense in the O. J. Simpson murder case.
The team included Robert Shapiro, Sara Caplan, Johnnie Cochran, Carl Douglas, Shawn Chapman, Gerald Uelmen, Robert Kardashian, Alan Dershowitz, F. Lee Bailey, Barry Scheck, Peter Neufeld, Robert Blasier and William Thompson.

Boston University School of Law

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He briefly returned to Harvard before being admitted to Boston University School of Law in 1957, which accepted his military experience in lieu of the requirement for students to have completed at least three years of undergraduate college courses.

Albert DeSalvo

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While defendant Albert DeSalvo was in jail for a series of sexual assaults known as the "Green Man" incidents, he confessed his guilt in the "Boston Strangler" murders to Bailey.
He initially confessed to fellow inmate George Nassar, who then notified his attorney, F. Lee Bailey.

Kimball Union Academy

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Bailey attended Cardigan Mountain School and then Kimball Union Academy, where he graduated in 1950.

Cardigan Mountain School

Bailey attended Cardigan Mountain School and then Kimball Union Academy, where he graduated in 1950.

Enstrom Helicopter Corporation

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He later worked at an Enstrom Helicopter Corporation plant in which Bailey had an ownership stake.
The lack of success with this venture led the piston engine variants to languish and the Purex stake was bought by F. Lee Bailey, a well-known American criminal defense attorney, in January 1971, changing to the current name.

Ernest Medina

Among other high-profile trials, he served as the lawyer in the re-trial of osteopathic physician Sam Sheppard, was the supervisory attorney over attorney Mark J. Kadish in the court martial of Captain Ernest Medina for the My Lai Massacre, and was one of the "dream team" lawyers for the defense in the O. J. Simpson murder case.
Medina's defense team, led by F. Lee Bailey and a support staff that included Gary Myers, alleged that his men killed Vietnamese noncombatants under their own volition and not under Medina's orders.

Boston Strangler

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While defendant Albert DeSalvo was in jail for a series of sexual assaults known as the "Green Man" incidents, he confessed his guilt in the "Boston Strangler" murders to Bailey.
Nassar reported the confession to his attorney F. Lee Bailey, who also took on defense of DeSalvo.

My Lai Massacre

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Among other high-profile trials, he served as the lawyer in the re-trial of osteopathic physician Sam Sheppard, was the supervisory attorney over attorney Mark J. Kadish in the court martial of Captain Ernest Medina for the My Lai Massacre, and was one of the "dream team" lawyers for the defense in the O. J. Simpson murder case.

Mark J. Kadish

Among other high-profile trials, he served as the lawyer in the re-trial of osteopathic physician Sam Sheppard, was the supervisory attorney over attorney Mark J. Kadish in the court martial of Captain Ernest Medina for the My Lai Massacre, and was one of the "dream team" lawyers for the defense in the O. J. Simpson murder case.
Kadish's interview of a key witness led attorney F. Lee Bailey to a major turning point in the case.

Chantal McCorkle

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Chantal McCorkle, along with her American husband William, was tried and convicted in 1998 in Florida for her part in a financial fraud.
She and her husband, both represented by F. Lee Bailey, were each originally sentenced to over 24 years in federal prison under mandatory sentencing laws.

Symbionese Liberation Army

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The prosecution of Patty Hearst, a newspaper heiress who had committed armed bank robberies after being kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army (SLA), was one of Bailey's defeats.
Hearst's attorney F. Lee Bailey used the Stockholm syndrome argument as part of the defense at trial.

Patty Hearst

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The prosecution of Patty Hearst, a newspaper heiress who had committed armed bank robberies after being kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army (SLA), was one of Bailey's defeats.
He was replaced by attorney F. Lee Bailey, who asserted a defense of coercion or duress affecting intent at the time of the offense.

The Fugitive (TV series)

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The case is regarded as one of the inspirations for the television series The Fugitive (1963–1967).
Sheppard's brothers hired F. Lee Bailey to appeal the conviction.

Robert Shapiro (lawyer)

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In 1994, while the O. J. Simpson case was being tried, Bailey and Robert Shapiro represented Claude DuBoc, an accused marijuana dealer.
He has represented other celebrities as well, such as Johnny Carson, Christian Brando, Ol' Dirty Bastard, Linda Lovelace, the Kardashians, and F. Lee Bailey.

Disbarment

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He was disbarred in Massachusetts and Florida for misconduct while defending his client Claude Louis DuBoc.
F. Lee Bailey, noted criminal defense attorney, was disbarred by the state of Florida in 2001, with reciprocal disbarment in Massachusetts in 2002.

Mark Fuhrman

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In a press conference prior to his cross-examination of Mark Fuhrman, Bailey said, "Any lawyer in his right mind who would not be looking forward to cross-examining Mark Fuhrman is an idiot."
During cross-examination on March 15, attorney F. Lee Bailey asked Fuhrman whether he had used the word "nigger" in the previous 10 years, to which Fuhrman replied that he had not.

Polygraph

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Bailey attended Keeler Polygraph Institute in Chicago, where he became an expert in lie detector tests.
In early 1983 Columbia Pictures Television put on a syndicated series hosted by F. Lee Bailey.

Nathan Lane

He is portrayed by Nathan Lane in The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story on FX.
His voice work includes The Lion King as Timon and Stuart Little as Snowbell, and he has played recurring roles on Modern Family, The Good Wife, and The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story as F. Lee Bailey.

Gallery (magazine)

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Gallery was launched by Ronald L. Fenton and trial attorney F. Lee Bailey in Chicago, Illinois.

The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story

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He is portrayed by Nathan Lane in The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story on FX.
In July 2015, it was announced Nathan Lane had joined the cast as F. Lee Bailey.

Fred LaBour

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One of the experts was Fred LaBour, whose article in The Michigan Daily had been instrumental in the spread of the urban legend.
LaBour also participated in an RKO television special that featured celebrity attorney F. Lee Bailey conducting a mock trial in which he examined various expert "witnesses" on the subject of McCartney's alleged death.