LA judge who became well-known for overseeing the murder trial of O.J. Simpson. In senior high school, he was pupil body leader and was honored the Scholar Sportsman Prize. He presided within the trial of Charles H. Keating Jr. His parents are Jim and Toshi Ito, both of whom had been internment camp refugees. Johnnie Cochran was the protection lawyer in the well-known O.J. Simpson trial.