WATCH LIVE: O.J. Simpson’s Parole Hearing (1 PM EST)

O.J. Simpson will face the Nevada Board of Parole Thursday in a hearing that could lead to his release from prison. Simpson has served nine years of a nine-to-33-year sentence for his role in a 2007 confrontation over sports memorabilia a Las Vegas hotel. If four out of the seven members on the parole board vote in favor of his release, Simpson could be out of prison as early as October 1st. Watch a live stream of the parole hearing above beginning at 1 p.m. EST.

Simpson was found guilty of 12 charges in the Las Vegas incident, including armed robbery, assault with a deadly weapon and kidnapping. The former football star and five others were convicted of storming into the room of two memorabilia dealers and leaving with hundreds of items. Simpson claimed he only wanted to retrieve items from his own career, including ceremonial footballs and photos of his family that were allegedly taken from his home. Prosecutors countered that he should have filed a civil lawsuit if he believed the items had been stolen.

SOURCE: Rolling Stone