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LIVE: OJ Simpson could be granted parole for 2008 kidnapping, assault case

If the hearing goes in his favor, Simpson could leave prison on Oct. 1. (Source: CNN) If the hearing goes in his favor, Simpson could leave prison on Oct. 1. (Source: CNN)
(WIS) -

Former NFL running back O.J. Simpson is in court Thursday in hopes of securing parole following his 2008 conviction of kidnapping, armed robbery, assault with a deadly weapon, burglary and conspiracy charges.

That parole board hearing begins at 1 p.m. EST.

RELATED: Watch live on your smartphone or mobile device. 

The charges stemmed from a 2007 incident where Simpson and five men confronted a pair of sports memorabilia dealers in a Las Vegas hotel room and angrily told them that what they were selling rightfully belonged to him. 

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