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Johnny Cochran is dead.

This story, via Drudge:

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Johnnie L. Cochran Jr., who became a legal superstar after helping clear O.J. Simpson during a sensational murder trial in which he uttered the famous quote "If it doesn't fit, you must acquit," died Tuesday. He was 67.

Cochran died of a brain disorder in Los Angeles, said law partner Randy McMurray.

UPDATE: The LA Times has a has a lengthy article here.

UPDATE: Law.com has a story here.