Ron Goldman's Family Feels 'Frustration' as OJ Simpson

Ron Goldman's Family Feels 'Frustration' as OJ Simpson

Ron Goldman's Family Feels 'Frustration' as OJ Simpson

Simpson was convicted in 2008 after a botched heist at a Las Vegas casino hotel, where along with several associates he barged into a memorabilia collector's room and left with hundreds of sports artifacts. He claimed it all belonged to him.

The NFL Hall of Fame running back, who was once acquitted of murdering his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her boyfriend Ron Goldman, has been serving time behind bars since being sentenced to a minimum of nine years and a maximum of 33 years in prison in September 2007.

If paroled, Simpson could be released as early as October, spokesman for the Nevada Board of Parole Commissioners David Smith said. At Thursday's hearing, set for 1 p.m. ET, he will have to make parole on the other seven counts in order to be released.

He was sentenced to nine to 33 years in prison at Lovelock Correctional Center in Nevada. LNN's all day coverage hosted by Dan Abrams, Aaron Keller, Rachel Stockman and Amy Dash will include interviews with key players from the robbery trial including OJ's attorneys Yale Galanter, and Gabriel Grasso as well as former Court TV reporter Beth Karas who covered the case in its entirety.

Simpson, a former football star and Hollywood celebrity, is scheduled to have a parole hearing Thursday, where he'll aim for his release.

Jeffery Felix is a retired Nevada prison guard that befriended Simpson during his time at the Nevada penitentiary.

NBC2 was the first to tell many people in the gated community that Simpson could soon become their neighbor.

OJ Simpson could be a free man.

Most legal experts predict Simpson will be granted parole, which means he could walk out of prison as early as October 1st. "His freedom is on the line".

There has always been a suspicion that the prison sentence for the Las Vegas robbery, considered harsh by many, was an attempt by the Nevada legal authorities to right the perceived wrongs of his murder trial in California.

Simpson's infamous past should not play a role in his parole case, Lasso added. If the panel is not unanimous, two additional commissioners will be tapped to weigh in, and the final decision will be announced on Thursday.

According to a former Lovelock prison guard, Jeffrey Felix, Simpson has been a bit anxious about the media mayhem that is set to occur later today. He'll likely be granted permission to leave Nevada, but he must maintain contact with his probation officer, and the Nevada Board of Parole would communicate with its counterpart in the state in which he chooses to reside.

It will be a stunning scene for a charismatic star once known as "The Juice" who won the Heisman Trophy as the best USA college football player in 1968 and was enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1985.

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