Michael Jackson - Conrad Murray's Lawyers Seek Probation

Dr. Conrad Murray's lawyers are seeking probation when he is sentenced at the end of the month.

The doctor could be jailed for up to four years after he was found guilty of the involuntary manslaughter of Michael Jackson - who died of acute Propofol intoxication in June 2009 - last week but his legal team are hoping for a more lenient sentence when he returns to court on November 29.

Sources told gossip website TMZ that lawyers Mike Flanagan and Ed Chernoff will push for probation on the grounds the medic has no criminal history and has been a model citizen and good doctor throughout his professional life.

The lawyers are currently said to be getting statements from his former patients in order to demonstrate his commitment to medicine.

Changes to Californian law mean that even if Murray - who is currently being held in Los Angeles County Jail - is given the maximum sentence by Judge Michael Pastor, he will only serve up to two years in prison and could be eligible to sit out the punishment under house arrest.


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if Michael Jackson is dead from conrad murray killing him ..he should NEVER get out of prison !!!!!!
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the judge already said NO, he is a danger to society at large.murray can ask all he likes, he doesnt have grounds for a new trial.where is he going to get probed??? pun intended
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i strongly doubt mr green has arrived!!!
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murray was surely dedicated to me, my$elf,and i$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$
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The laws are not fair. Michael Jackson is dead, His kids and his family will never see him again. Conrad Murray should be in prison for a long time.
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murray is NOT getting off with just a biatch slap. if he was, his arseee would NOT have been remanded to jail without bail. murray can pray all he likes, too bad the guy upstairs cant hear him. since he is praying the one down below
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Conrad Murray's patients may testify to his commitment to medicine - is treatment of them is not at issue. Murray's commitment to medicine surely failed him in respect to his care for MJ.
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Let him pray..
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Judging from the selective 'few' survivors, (patients) if their statements admitted (anything for a day out expenses paid) will not help Murray. Seems like the Defence are scraping the 'Golden Pond'....Can anyone tell me: could Judge Pastor be on board reading this further rubbish? and if so, could same sway his decison as to the punishment due? Thank's.
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Hell NOOOOO!!!!! That documentary alone should keep him in jail for the whole four years and his lawyers should be in contempt for participating in it and talking about MJ's case to others like Flanagen's wife who should be fined for talking about MJ's personal business. Since they covered this farce during the time they were getting evidence and for two years weren't they under a gag order not to be interviewed? I hope Judge Pasteur throws the book at Murray. As big as California is there is NOT ONE JAIL THAT CAN HOLD HIM FOR JUST 4 YEARS. WELL HE SHOULD BE SENT TO ANOTHER STATE. I'M SURE THERE IS ONE OUT THERE SOMEWHERE!!!!!!
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