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Dr. Murray Targeting Jurors Who Take Responsibility

3/23/2011 7:05 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

With jury selection beginning tomorrow in the manslaughter case involving Michael Jackson's death .... TMZ has learned ... Dr. Conrad Murray is targeting 12 men and/or women who take responsibility for their actions ... this according to sources who have seen the jury questionnaire.

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One of the more revealing questions:  "Do you believe patients have the responsibility to tell their doctors about their complete past and current social habits, including use of drugs, alcohol and prescription medications?"

A central part of Dr. Murray's defense is that Michael Jackson was a hard-core Propofol addict who hid his drug dependence from the doc ... thus Murray wasn't operating with full knowledge.

Other questions laser in on what people think of the case, with a heavy emphasis on social media.

-- Do you have a blog?  If so, describe.

-- Are you active on social networks.  If so, which?

The answers will lead Murray's lawyers to spontaneous comments of prospective jurors that could be more revealing than answers they give in court.

And the questionnaire asks:  "Do you financially support others outside your immediate family?"

Dr. Murray has had money troubles that could make him sympathetic to certain jurors.

Other questions include:  "At what age should a person be held accountable for their decisions, actions and consequences."

The defense is looking for people who believe in personal responsibility, such as small business owners. 


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K    

Do you agree with a Dr's Oath - Do no harm?

1279 days ago
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LI_Mom    

It doesn't matter that Michael used drugs BEFORE he met Murray.

Murray was hired & agreed to do the job with the clear understanding of what was expected FROM HIM.... to provide & administer PROPOFOL in an unsafe environment.

Any reputable doctor would have run in the other direction if asked to take on such a reckless job.

Any halfway competent doctor would have been monitoring a patient CLOSELY if he was administering dangerous drugs. And any halfway decent HUMAN BEING would have called 911 IMMEDIATELY & had someone on the scene to help revive a patient who apparently OD'ed.

No ethics. No competency. No sense of responsibility to even admit his patient OD'ed & he was responsible. No, this pig wants to pretend he had accountability at all.

Guilty!

1279 days ago
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Stormy    

I don't give a DAMN if MJ was a hard core Propofol addict that so called doctor had NO RIGHT to be using this medication in the setting or for the reason that he used it. "Dr" Murray killed the man.....period.

1279 days ago
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CJ    

How did TMZ get a copy of the juror questionnaire? And should they be posting some of the questions online?

1279 days ago
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fstblk    

Next question Dr. Murray WHY did you kill MICHAEL JACKSON?

1279 days ago
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fstblk    

Next question Dr. Murray WHY did you kill MICHAEL JACKSON?

1279 days ago
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MiMi    

Judge Pastor specifically stated that the juror questionaire NOT be made public.


So who is leaking this info????

1279 days ago
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crizzo    

I sure hope Murray has a better defense than Jackson hiding an addiction to Propofol, since he's the one that administered it to him when it killed him. How many other patients did Murray do this for in their homes and for the same reasons Jackson requested it (insomnia)?

1279 days ago
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nan    

this man is clutching at straws. he is full of it .michael jackson had a doctor there to administer and monitor him.
he was completely reckless to the point where i often wonder if it was done on purpose since i can not believe anyone could be that stupid..
i hope he takes the stand but i doubt he will

1279 days ago
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dude    

give that ****** the death penalty for killing a famous wealthy white man!

1279 days ago
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Ulja    

A central part of Dr. Murray's defense is that Michael Jackson was a hard-core Propofol addict who hid his drug dependence from the doc ... thus Murray wasn't operating with full knowledge.
Murray wasn't operating with full knowledge because he forgot it (if he had it) for the sake of money. On the other hand he can become incompetent, pretend to be fool, forget phone number (or the address) for a while How much of everything he can!

1279 days ago
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Chicagoray    

"targeting 12 men and/or women who take responsibility for their actions " that's harder to find in this country today than Obama's birth certificate.

1279 days ago
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Falcon    

THESE QUESTIONS ARE FUNNY COMING FROM SOMEONE ON TRIAL FOR DOING JUST THE OPPOSITE.

1279 days ago
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PRO US    

Better questions for Murray jurors: You think it OK to kill Michael? You think Michael bad man do bad things? You hate Michael music? You think crazy Michael crazy kill self? You think you vote NOT GUILTY, Murray maybe pay you big money? You think Doctor usually right? They say yes, Murray pick them.

1279 days ago
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