Marcia Clark was inspired to become a prosecutor so that she could help victims of crimes. She is best known for being the lead prosecutor, and the only female lawyer, in the 1995 O. J. Simpson murder case. The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story, which aired in 2016 took a sympathetic stance on the prosecutor and for good reason. She endured an unbelievable amount of sexism and unwarranted scrutiny during the most sensationalized trial of the century. Oxygen’s Mysteries Scandals will delve into more details about the case when it premieres on January 5.
Before the O.J. Simpson trial, Clark said that the sexism she dealt with in the courthouse was relatively tolerable. She told Vogue that she endured a “fair degree of sexism” but that her talent usually guided her through. But, once she became famous for being