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Simpson not entitled to new trial

OJ Simpson got a fair trial and evidence supporting his 2008 conviction and imprisonment on kidnapping and armed robbery charges is overwhelming, prosecutors in Las Vegas have said.

A deputy to Clark County district attorney Steve Wolfson told the Nevada Supreme Court in a filing that Simpson is not entitled to a new trial over the 2007 hotel room confrontation over sports memorabilia.

The 67-year-old has served more than six years of a nine-to-33-year prison sentence and is not eligible for parole until 2017.

A Clark County district court judge rejected arguments last year that Simpson's trial lawyer botched his case.

The high court in September 2010 rejected a previous appeal by the former American football player.

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