Michael Jackson - Jackson Lawyers Win Permission To Show This Is It Outtakes In Court

Lawyers in the upcoming Michael Jackson manslaughter trial have won permission to show raw, unseen footage of the King of Pop's This Is It concert rehearsal film in court on the eve of the second anniversary of the superstar's death.
Defence attorneys and prosecutors in the case against Jackson's doctor Conrad Murray were told they would be able to show clips in a bid to determine the singer's physical condition in the days before he died during a hearing in Los Angeles on Friday (24Jun11).
Outtakes that were not used in the film, capturing the last week of Jackson's life - as he prepared for dates in London, will be shown in court as part of the trial, which will begin in September (11).
Murray is charged with involuntary manslaughter and accused of administering a fatal dose of powerful anaesthetic Propofol and other sedatives. He has pleaded not guilty.
His defence team maintains Jackson may have taken his own life amid growing financial problems and the stress of a gruelling 50-date show. They hope the footage will show Jackson as a tired star, struggling with the daily grind of rehearsals. Prosecutors hope the footage will show the opposite.


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I couldn't have said it any better momosis3. Murray is grasping at straws! He is guilty of providing a dangerous drug. Not providing proper monitoring! He is guilty, guilty guilty!
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Well I see the writer of the Michael Jackson stories on this website also writes the story on OJ Simpson (OJ confessed to the 1994 Murder story). In this age of computers, spell check, dictionaries and encyclopedias on computers, looks like your website would use them. On every article I have read on MJ and now in the OJ article, defense is spelled defence. DEFENCE is what someone on a farm puts around horses. Also since there is going to be alot of coverage for the Conrad Murray trial, please also learn to spell anesthesia. This word is also misspelled in every article. You all spell it anaesthetic.In this case ignorance is not the best defense, but just ignorance.Oh, and yes I did use spell check before I posted.
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Well I see the writer of the Michael Jackson stories on this website also writes the story on OJ Simpson (OJ confessed to the 1994 Murder story). In this age of computers, spell check, dictionaries and encyclopedias on computers, looks like your website would use them. On every article I have read on MJ and now in the OJ article, defense is spelled defence. DEFENCE is what someone on a farm puts around horses. Also since there is going to be alot of coverage for the Conrad Murray trial, please also learn to spell anesthesia. This word is also misspelled in every article. You all spell it anaesthetic.In this case ignorance is not the best defense, but just ignorance.Oh, and yes I did use spell check before I posted. , Well I see the writer of the Michael Jackson stories on this website also writes the story on OJ Simpson (OJ confessed to the 1994 Murder story). In this age of computers, spell check, dictionaries and encyclopedias on computers, looks like your website would use them. On every article I have read on MJ and now in the OJ article, defense is spelled defence. DEFENCE is what someone on a farm puts around horses. Also since there is going to be alot of coverage for the Conrad Murray trial, please also learn to spell anesthesia. This word is also misspelled in every article. You all spell it anaesthetic.In this case ignorance is not the best defense, but just ignorance.Oh, and yes I did use spell check before I posted. , Well I see the writer of the Michael Jackson stories on this website also writes the story on OJ Simpson (OJ confessed to the 1994 Murder story). In this age of computers, spell check, dictionaries and encyclopedias on computers, looks like your website would use them. On every article I have read on MJ and now in the OJ article, defense is spelled defence. DEFENCE is what someone on a farm puts around horses. Also since there is going to be alot of coverage for the Conrad Murray trial, please also learn to spell anesthesia. This word is also misspelled in every article. You all spell it anaesthetic.In this case ignorance is not the best defense, but just ignorance.Oh, and yes I did use spell check before I posted.
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Amen, momosis3, on ALL counts! Amen!
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BS..Murray is a butcher and he should be strung up and beaten for his lies and sins!!! I know that is an awful statement to make and I apologize to any it offends, but this whole circus is ridiculous...what heart specialist doesn't know how to perform cpr....only a looney toons could make this believable...not a jackass jackal, lying money hungry grabbing two timing piece of shit.
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grow up, Angela, typos happen all the time. are you so perfect that you can cast the first rok???yeah that s a deliberate typo
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