SANTA MONICA, Calif. — After 13 years of legal battles, O.J. Simpson, his former agent, and Fred Goldman have agreed to donate Simpson’s so-called “acquittal suit” to the Smithsonian Institution.
The agreement came Monday during a court hearing after a judge called Simpson at a Nevada prison where he is incarcerated. His lawyer said Simpson’s only requirement was no one should profit from the suit, shirt and tie.
Simpson’s former agent Mike Gilbert, who has possession of the clothing, came up with the idea of a donation to end years of disputes. He said neither he nor any of the lawyers had contacted the Smithsonian to see if they want it. If not, the agreement says they will designate another museum or institution of higher learning to accept it.