Timeline of Major Events in O.J. Simpson Cases

A timeline of major events in the O.J. Simpson armed robbery and kidnapping case:

— June 12, 1994 — Simpson's ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and her friend Ronald Goldman are found dead in Los Angeles.

— Oct. 3, 1995 — Simpson acquitted of two counts of murder in Los Angeles.

— February 1997 — Simpson found liable for damages in wrongful death lawsuit and is ordered to pay $33.5 million to estates of Goldman and Nicole Brown Simpson.

— July 1997 — Bank claims Simpson's Brentwood, Calif., mansion in foreclosure sale. Goldman family lawyers seek Simpson assets to satisfy civil judgment.

— Feb. 16, 1999 — Simpson's Heisman Trophy, other memorabilia auctioned; bidder later sets them on fire.

— Oct. 24, 2001: Simpson cleared of all charges in a Florida case involving an alleged road-rage incident. He is represented by attorney Yale Galanter.

— Nov. 20, 2006 — Publisher cancels book "If I Did It." Simpson calls ghostwritten book a fictional account of how he might have killed his ex-wife and her friend.

— July 30, 2007 — Federal bankruptcy judge in Miami awards the rights of Simpson's canceled book to the Goldman family to satisfy wrongful death judgment.

— August 2007 — Simpson fan, memorabilia dealer Alfred Beardsley calls collectibles broker Thomas Riccio to arrange sale of Simpson items in Las Vegas.

— Aug. 21, 2007 — Riccio tells FBI that Simpson plans to confront a collector he believes is peddling stolen Simpson memorabilia.

— Sept. 13, 2007 — The Goldmans publish Simpson's book as "If I Did It: Confessions of the Killer." Simpson, Clarence "C.J." Stewart, Walter "Goldie" Alexander, Michael "Spencer" McClinton, Charles Ehrlich and Charles Cashmore confront memorabilia dealers Beardsley and Bruce Fromong at the Palace Station casino hotel. Beardsley, Fromong report an armed robbery.

— Sept. 18, 2007 — Simpson, McClinton, Stewart, Alexander are charged with nine felonies, including kidnapping.

— Sept. 19, 2007 — Simpson freed on $125,000 bail, returns home to Miami.

— October 2007 — Cashmore, Alexander and McClinton take plea deals, agree to testify against Simpson.

— Nov. 28, 2007 — Simpson, Stewart and Ehrlich plead not guilty.

— Aug. 4 — Ehrlich takes plea deal, agrees to testify against Simpson.

— Sept. 8 — Jury selection begins for Simpson and Stewart.

— Sept. 15 — Trial testimony begins.

— Oct. 3 — Simpson and Stewart found guilty of all charges.

Sources: AP reporting, Las Vegas police arrest reports, Clark County District Court, Las Vegas Justice Court records.