Michael Jackson - Conrad Murray's Lawyers Want Michael Jackson's Inner Circle To Testify About Drug Addiction

Defence lawyers for Michael Jackson's personal physician DR. Conrad Murray aim to prove the fallen pop star was a drug addict in court - using testimony from his closest aides.
Reports suggest the attorneys representing the embattled doctor intend to call on members of the King of Pop's inner circle as witnesses when Murray's manslaughter trial begins next month (Sep11).
The physician stands accused of administering the anaesthetic that killed Jackson in 2009, but his defence team insists close associates and friends will testify that the singer was a desperate drug addict constantly "on the hunt" for the drug that killed him, according to the Los Angeles Times.
In papers filed at the Los Angeles Superior Court, attorneys for Murray detailed the testimony they plan to elicit at the trial from a host of Jackson confidants, including longtime friends, medical providers and even the nanny to his three children, Grace Rwaramba, who has previously told investigators she had repeatedly tried to stage interventions and once fielded a call from Jackson's children after their father had passed out on the floor.
She was fired two months before the singer's death after complaining about his drug use, according to the filing.


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I have a Comment Dr Death how About You own Up YOU KILLED MJ!!!!
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It has already been stated many times and it is in the autopsy report that Michael Jackson had no drugs in his body. Propofol is not a drug, but an anaesthetic, which the article also says, thus a contradiction. No-one can say he was drug addict because it was not true. If anyone is desperate, it is Conrad Murray.
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Okay, hypothetically........Michael was a drug addict,....... so this means that the doctor has no responsibility for administering an anesthetic to him because the level of care is less for a drug addict??? OMG!!!!! 1-The propofol should have NEVER been given to him for the purpose of sleep.2- It should never have been used that often. ( nightly for over 6 weeks according to the initial interviews with Dr. Murray3- It should NEVER NEVER NEVER had been administered in an in home situation........ THIS is ALL that matters, not if Michael was a drug addict... NOT if he supposedly awoke to give himself a lethal dose as the doctor ( should have been an anesthesiologist) should NEVER leave sight of the patient once placed under with propofol.........THAT is standard protocol... So even IF he HAD been in a hospital, licensed as an anesthesiologist, using the drug for sedation for surgical procedure .... he should NEVER have left his side so that there would have never been an opportunity for Michael to administer the lethal dose of Propofol....... He would have passed back out before he could have administered enough to kill him because the drug acts THAT fast....... good lord...... I have seen this used MANY times on my daughter for brain scans and it is instant to get her back out with just a touch of the meds... Grabbing for straws.... the only thing that matters is that he treated Michael way below the level of care that he took an oath over. Hmmmmmmmm... so if a person is a junkie, I have no culpability for having sold him massive amounts of the drug and having been the one who shot him up for the lethal dosage?? If this flies, a lot of drug dealers would be better off being the ones to shoot up their clients.
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This has got to be the dumbest defense team I have ever seen. Murray had better get rid of these idiots. I don't give a damn if MJ was lit like a candle everyday of his life that has nothing to do with THAT PROPOFOL OVERDOSE THAT MURRAY GAVE HIM JUNE 25, 2009. This team is pulling at every straw they can get but whatever MJ did from June 24 and before has nothing to do with the fact that Murray was getting paid to take care of Michael Jackson and he killed him instead. Any substance that MJ may have used or what past doctors had prescribed to him they all had the same affect on him he was still alive and breathing after the fact. Murray screwed up and what was that result? MICHAEL JACKSON DIED IN MURRAY'S CARE AND MJ'S KIDS LOST THEIR DAD, AND MJ'S MOM LOST HER CHILD AND MJ'S FANS LOST AN IDOL AND IN SOME CASES A FRIEND. SERVE YOUR "LITTLE" FOUR YEARS MURRAY AND THEN MOVE ON, BECAUSE THANKS TO YOU MICHAEL JOSEPH JACKSON DOESN'T HAVE THAT PRIVILEDGE!!.
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Karen & Yanni: Both of you couldn't have said it better. Unfortunately, there was no one to fight for Michael when Murray pushed that needle into his leg and walked out to talk to his dollies. If this flies, the American justice system is as dead as Michael. But then, tell me, have you EVER trust criminal defense lawyers??!
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One exception ~~ Tom Meserau, who is an actual caring human being....
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Without a witness being called, or an oath being taken, this 'material' is being put out for consumption by the general public - without it having being subjected to cross examination. Please, STOP IT! Let the court do its job without benefit of the usual media interference. It is not, and has never been, the media's job to undertake character assassination of anyone, whether living or dead, no matter what side of the legal argument they are on.
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