The Associated Press reports that an independent trustee will maintain control over a bankrupt company owned by O.J. Simpson‘s children, which holds the rights to the canceled Simpson book IF I DID IT, a federal judge ruled Thursday. The decision by U.S. Bankruptcy Judge A. Jay Cristol paves the way for the family of murder victim Ron Goldman to negotiate a deal to acquire the rights to the manuscript.
Cristol ruled that the company was in no position to be reorganized and should simply be liquidated. “The single potential asset for sale is apparently something that is deeply embroiled in litigation and would likely not be available for sale anytime soon,” Cristol said. Unless of course, you’re a real estate broker in Moncton, New Brunswick claiming to have a copy for sale for the low, low price of $22,000 CD – an asking price that might not be met anytime soon, either…
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