What Impact Has Johnnie L. Cochran, Jr. Had on Social Justice?
Johnnie Cochran was also instrumental in the fight for social justice both in the field and in the courtroom. Many are familiar with him from the O.J. Simpson case, but his career highlighted many important cases that had a major impact on minority communities.
During this time Johnnie Cochran became a symbol of hope for those affected by police brutality. He fought many cases of police brutality.
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