Death of Johnnie Cochran

October 2, 1937 - March 29, 2005
Los Angeles, California | Age 67

Famous clients mourn lawyer at funeral in LA
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The call came several times from the stage: Will all the celebrity clients Johnnie Cochran Jr. represented please rise?

O.J. Simpson, Michael Jackson, Sean "P. Diddy" Combs and others in the star-studded audience stood up and were applauded by a packed house Wednesday at the cavernous West Angeles Cathedral.

But speaker after speaker at the funeral said the lawyer's real A-list of clients included what Cochran once called the "No Js" -- ordinary black Americans profiled by...

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