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Dr. Conrad Murray

Pleads Not Guilty

in MJ Death

1/25/2011 2:18 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Dr. Conrad Murray just pled not guilty to involuntary manslaughter in the death of Michael Jackson ... telling the judge, "I am an innocent man."

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When the judge asked Murray for his plea, he said, "Your Honor, I am an innocent man," adding, "I therefore plead not guilty."

Judge Michael Pastor ruled earlier this month that there is enough evidence to force Murray to stand trial.

Today's brief arraignment is part of the process.

The trial date is set for March 28.

If convicted, Murray faces a maximum of four years in prison.

By the way, we promised you we'd go live with the arraignment, but the technical wizards at  KABC TV in Los Angeles couldn't find the right cables to plug in -- they cover L.A. like no one.

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76.

Lee lee    

Great Post Justice !

You rest OUR case .

1180 days ago
77.

MiMi    

I must correct my prior posts regarding Conrat being a psychopath. That is the incorrect term.

It seems that he definitely fits the profile of a sociopath.


"–noun Psychiatry .

a person, as a psychopathic personality, whose behavior is antisocial and who lacks a sense of moral responsibility or social conscience."

http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/sociopath

1180 days ago
78.

LC4Michael    

This is not about the Justice System giving a flip about MJ's extreme fans. We don't care about that. We want justice for a man who can no longer speak for himself. We want Justice to prevail and see that this dangerous man never has the chance to harm another patient in his care. We know this is not about us and have never claimed it was!

1180 days ago
79.

glory    

it was only a matter of time!!
but whatever....

1180 days ago
80.

LC4Michael    

Yes MiMi! You hit the nail on the head with that one! Sociopath is the perfect description of Murray. He truly believes that he did nothing wrong! How incredibly scary is that?!

1180 days ago
81.

MiMi    

Profile of the Sociopath


Glibness and Superficial Charm


Manipulative and Conning
They never recognize the rights of others and see their self-serving behaviors as permissible. They appear to be charming, yet are covertly hostile and domineering, seeing their victim as merely an instrument to be used. They may dominate and humiliate their victims.


Grandiose Sense of Self
Feels entitled to certain things as "their right."


Pathological Lying
Has no problem lying coolly and easily and it is almost impossible for them to be truthful on a consistent basis. Can create, and get caught up in, a complex belief about their own powers and abilities. Extremely convincing and even able to pass lie detector tests.


Lack of Remorse, Shame or Guilt
A deep seated rage, which is split off and repressed, is at their core. Does not see others around them as people, but only as targets and opportunities. Instead of friends, they have victims and accomplices who end up as victims. The end always justifies the means and they let nothing stand in their way.


Shallow Emotions
When they show what seems to be warmth, joy, love and compassion it is more feigned than experienced and serves an ulterior motive. Outraged by insignificant matters, yet remaining unmoved and cold by what would upset a normal person. Since they are not genuine, neither are their promises.


Incapacity for Love


Need for Stimulation
Living on the edge. Verbal outbursts and physical punishments are normal. Promiscuity and gambling are common.


Callousness/Lack of Empathy
Unable to empathize with the pain of their victims, having only contempt for others' feelings of distress and readily taking advantage of them.


Poor Behavioral Controls/Impulsive Nature
Rage and abuse, alternating with small expressions of love and approval produce an addictive cycle for abuser and abused, as well as creating hopelessness in the victim. Believe they are all-powerful, all-knowing, entitled to every wish, no sense of personal boundaries, no concern for their impact on others.


Early Behavior Problems/Juvenile Delinquency
Usually has a history of behavioral and academic difficulties, yet "gets by" by conning others. Problems in making and keeping friends; aberrant behaviors such as cruelty to people or animals, stealing, etc.


Irresponsibility/Unreliability
Not concerned about wrecking others' lives and dreams. Oblivious or indifferent to the devastation they cause. Does not accept blame themselves, but blames others, even for acts they obviously committed.


Promiscuous Sexual Behavior/Infidelity
Promiscuity, child sexual abuse, rape and sexual acting out of all sorts.


Lack of Realistic Life Plan/Parasitic Lifestyle
Tends to move around a lot or makes all encompassing promises for the future, poor work ethic but exploits others effectively.


Criminal or Entrepreneurial Versatility
Changes their image as needed to avoid prosecution. Changes life story readily.

http://www.mcafee.cc/Bin/sb.html

1180 days ago
82.

Lee lee    

This is not about the Justice System giving a flip about MJ's extreme fans. We don't care about that. We want justice for a man who can no longer speak for himself. We want Justice to prevail and see that this dangerous man never has the chance to harm another patient in his care. We know this is not about us and have never claimed it was!

Posted at 12:21 PM on Jan 25, 2011 by LC4Michael

Well said LC4Michael.
Although most of us agree with the post from Justice , and most people would see that the manner in which Murray was treating his patient was negligent, this is about "Justice " Michael. You know the PATIENT / VICTIM Angela?. The Patient that is no longer here now.

1180 days ago
83.

mymjj5    

The funny thing about this is that the Court System can give a flip about what extreme fans have to say.
Posted at 12:05 PM on Jan 25, 2011 by Angela
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The culprits who paid Murray give a damn. If they want to sell movie tickets, CDs, DVDs, ring tones, iTunes, books or any of that trinket trash the estate approves of, Murray had better go to jail or worse (PERIOD)!!!!

1180 days ago
84.

Tell-Zit    

More and more readers are saying that DR CONRAD MURRAY is NOT GUILTY.Why dod they feel that way,you can see the reasons as you read.One reason just might be other people are involved,that would be one cause for the JURY TO SAY NOT GUILTY.That is the LAW and the JURY can say that...NOT GUILTY it only takes ""ONE"" of twelve....

1180 days ago
85.

mymjj5    

From the moment AEG hired Murray, all of his actions were planned and calculated. Murray killed Michael in cold blood! The charge should be first degree murder!!

1180 days ago
86.

LC4Michael    

Hey Lee lee - did you see MiMi's post about the behvior of a Sociopath? That has Murray written all over it don't you think?

Now pass the Vodka. We are going to need it!:)

1180 days ago
87.

Tell-Zit    

It sure is nice to have friends in KABC=TV...The D.A still needs a BETA or VHS player.They want to make the MJ FAN CLUB HAPPY and play the tapes....Can somebody bring the POP-CORN

1180 days ago
88.

Lee lee    


Hey Lee lee - did you see MiMi's post about the behvior of a Sociopath? That has Murray written all over it don't you think?

Now pass the Vodka. We are going to need it!:)

Posted at 12:42 PM on Jan 25, 2011 by LC4Michael

Hi LC4Michael

I sure did !!!! So true.LOL. and her ya go ..... Vodka passed :)

1180 days ago
89.

Italia    


Let's see. We have 2 people in a room, and one ends up dead.

There's no way this guy could be innocent after ordering a gallons of propofol, which he clearly intended to administer to MJ.

How is that "innocent"?

1180 days ago
90.

MiMi    

UnWell


Get a life...

1180 days ago
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