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FILE - This May 13, 2013 file photo shows O.J. Simpson during an evidentiary hearing in Clark County District Court in Las Vegas. Simpson's lawyers submitted a supersized appeal May 21,

FILE – This May 13, 2013 file photo shows O.J. Simpson during an evidentiary hearing in Clark County District Court in Las Vegas. Simpson’s lawyers submitted a supersized appeal May 21,

Lawyers  for former  football  star  OJ Simpson  are submitting a new appeal for his conviction on charges  stemming from his armed robbery  trial

 

LAS VEGAS (AP) — O.J. Simpson’s lawyers submitted a supersized appeal to the Nevada Supreme Court, seeking the former football star’s release from prison and a new trial in his 2007 Las Vegas armed-robbery case.

The lawyers met a midnight Wednesday deadline to submit a request for the court to review Simpson’s claim that 2008 trial in Las Vegas was tainted by his fame and notoriety following his 1995 acquittal in Los Angeles in the deaths of his ex-wife and her friend.

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