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Murray's New Lawyer -- I Know Propofol

1/8/2010 7:40 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Dr. Conrad Murray's new lawyer claims he's the best of the best when it comes to cases involving Propofol and death -- and dude has the track record to prove it.

dr.conrad murry , michel flanagan, michael jackson

TMZ spoke to J. Michael Flanagan who told us, "I'm probably the only attorney in town that has successfully tried a Propofol case involving death."

Back in 2004, Flanagan defended a nurse who was accused of wrongly administering the stuff to a patient who later died. The nurse was charged with involuntary manslaughter -- the same crime we're told the D.A. is likely to charge Murray with. But with Flanagan by her side, the nurse was acquitted.

As for Murray's role in the Michael Jackson case, Flanagan told us, "I am totally unaware of any facts that would give rise to an involuntary manslaughter charge."

As TMZ first reported, the LAPD is expected to hand over their case to the L.A. District Attorney in a matter of weeks. We're told the D.A will almost certainly criminally charge Murray in MJ's death.

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61.

ric    

No problem nan. Don't underestimate free publicity. Whatever money Johnny Cochran got during the OJ trial was nothing compared to that publicity he got.

1751 days ago
62.

ric    

I hate to say it but,he IS dead.We all miss him but,he is DEAD.So is Elvis. THANK YOU VARY MUCH.

Posted at 7:12PM on Jan 8th 2010 by Ball`s has no Ball`s

Maybe Lisa Marie killed them both.

1751 days ago
63.

Cat    

BIG difference here TMZ, this lawyer defending a nurse who accidently administered the drug ONE time, not over and over again like this dirt bag did to MJ......I say get out the red county jumpsuit for the doc!

1751 days ago
64.

Beata    

"Dr" Murray is nothing but a ###ody pusher and after what tragically has happened also a murderer, he wasen´t even competent enough to be certain he did NOT give an overdose and WHY after the injection did he NOT look after his patient? 2 jail with him straight away, that´s were ordinary people end up that have done what he has done(sic!), what´s the BIG differense ?? He really belongs in jail!!! Yes, he has a white collar work, indeed he has, but shoulden´t doctors HELP his or her patients ?? - Is there a differece for him just because he can "buy" his way out, he will most desperately do so and he has loads of money he got from eg. Michael Jacksson (I believe MJ trusted him, surely he did he should not pay him an astronomy salary to help him do his very important "last series of public appearances, this is an utter disgrace.) If he wanted to kill himself and there are NO signs he had those thoughts, he could easily have taken an overdose himself, why pay this evil and nastlooking "crook"? What do other doctors have to say ?? Have you seen this so called doctor´s grin (by the way has anyone checked that he has a real medical exam and above all when it comes to as strong medicine as this, what is his speciality ??
We miss Michael a lot, may he rest in peace, but this killer;
1. should have his doctor´s certificate withdrawn, promptly and permanently
1a tell us why not
2. due to what he has done, except all his lying, he has earned a #eck of a lot of money & Michael acutally trusted him and paid him thereafter, for what ?? He can´t give his version today!
3. never ever again should this "man" with all his lies and description of VERY powerful according to amongst DEA narcotics wear a doctor´s white coat, he´s a disgrace for hardworking REAL doctors around America, is this the kind of doctors we will have with the "new isurance system", in that case, no thanks.
4. he should be put in front of a judge, why hasen´t he already???, has he "bought himself from this situation"?
5 he sholud stay in jail the rest of his time for murder or mansslaughter, don´t any1 agree ??

Beata in Holland

1751 days ago
65.

POWER TO THE WHITE PEOPLE    

Does anyone know if this case will be a state or federal case?

1751 days ago
66.

Lori    

Dr. Murray is guilt he was the only one there when he died. I am tired of excuses for Michael Jackson's Death! Murray face fact!! you were the one that gave him the drug that killed him. You were not paying attention to him. IF, IF you were then he would still be alive. Accident or not. you gave him the drug that killed him. then you didn't even call 911 right away. WHY???? Because he was already dead.!!!!!!!!!!!Fact!! May God have mercy on your soul.

1751 days ago
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Big Mouth Joe will TELL ALL    

49. COMMON!!!!!! How can you even think a man could be arrested if there is no one dead?? Can't you see? Why do you think they stall? Why do you think the hospital never released a statement? Why no arrest? Why why why? Why do they keep giving way "outs" like they haven't heard of a case pending, he may NOT get indited, he may only get a couple years...and we all know the crime scene was violated...another "out". You can't convict on manslaughter or murder if the person is alive. Why were the kids or family not crying? Why not

Posted at 7:19PM on Jan 8th 2010 by fordtocarr

The case was being investigated with all evidence...that is why it has taking long...Really, NOT UNCOMMON!
Cops did NOT know it was a crime scene right away, they thought he died from cardiac arrest! NOT UNCOMMON!
Did you not see Paris? Puts tears in my eyes! That good of an actress with no training?
Hospital did not NEED to release a statement, Jermaine did! Remember he likes the camera and attention!
Did you see Katherine at the funeral? I believe that was the face of a MOTHER who just lost there kid.

1751 days ago
68.

newdaysameoldstuff    

#50 - I wish your comments were true. I would be very happy to know that Michael was alive. What a day it would be!

Love you Michael but I know you love me more.

1751 days ago
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For Sure    

grasshopper

The case they are posting about here is La DA not the Federal Case... I think Federal case has to do with prescription drug use.

1751 days ago
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POWER TO THE WHITE PEOPLE    

68. grasshopper

The case they are posting about here is La DA not the Federal Case... I think Federal case has to do with prescription drug use.

Posted at 7:31PM on Jan 8th 2010 by Roe50


Thanks for the clear up.

1751 days ago
71.

???????????????????????    

The nurse he is talking about, did give diprivan to a patient, but that was in a hospital...she did not administer the drug in a private setting where it should never have been in Dr Murray's case...Dr Murrays case is different...he did not administer the drug in a hospital setting, but in a private home. Yes he is partially responsible for MJ's deat, but only 25% the rest is Michael Jacksons own fault...he manipulated people with his fame and money and his wanting that drug so bad that those that didnt give it to him were banned from his life...so in reality it was Michael The Pedophile own DAMN FAULT HE IS MAGGOT FOOD!

1751 days ago
72.

Loulou    

11. For a man who cannot/doesn't pay his child support, how is he going to pay for these attorneys???

Posted at 5:59PM on Jan 8th 2010 by MiMi

The same people who hired him to kill MJ will be paying the bills.

1751 days ago
73.

ric    

Dr. Murray is not a licensed anesthesiologist and should not be administering it to anyone in the first place without proper training or licensing.



Posted at 7:22PM on Jan 8th 2010 by Amelaxxo


He doesn't need to be.

1751 days ago
74.

ric    

Wow Some Of You People Actulley Think mj Is Still Alive?
And I Thought Jacko Was Wacko.

Posted at 7:37PM on Jan 8th 2010 by OhWell


He was also the second shooter in the grassy knoll.

1751 days ago
75.

HumanNature    

The same people who hired him to kill MJ will be paying the bills.

Posted at 7:35PM on Jan 8th 2010 by Levi

And who are the people that is paying Murray's lawyer bills?

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