(NEWSER– OJ Simpson is back in a Las Vegas courtroom today, hoping a judge will grant him a new trial in his armed robbery-kidnapping case. Simpson's new lawyer convinced the judge last year to reopen the case, arguing that Simpson's original lawyer, Yale Galanter, had a personal interest in preventing himself from being identified as a witness to the crimes and thus failed to adequately represent Simpson. Simpson will be in court for five days, during which the judge will hear testimony and then decide whether to grant a new trial.

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