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Dr. Conrad Murray

Prosecution Wants to Exclude

Molestation Evidence in Manslaughter Trial

8/25/2011 12:03 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

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Prosecutors in the Dr. Conrad Murray manslaughter case want to block all testimony related to allegations that Michael Jackson molested children.

According to court docs obtained by TMZ ... prosecutors want Judge Michael Pastor to bar Steve Robel -- a key Santa Barbara County Sheriff's investigator in the 2005 MJ molestation trial -- from testifying  in Murray's defense.  Robel is on the defense witness list.

In fact, prosecutors want all references to alleged molestation barred from Murray's trial, on grounds it has nothing to do with MJ's death and would merely inflame the jury.

And, prosecutors have also asked the judge to block the testimony of a number of doctors who treated Michael Jackson but were not involved in caring for MJ on the day of his death.

This is a huge motion that could have a profound impact on the case.  As TMZ first reported, the defense will argue that dozens of doctors had addicted MJ to prescription meds -- including Propofol -- and they are largely responsible for the condition Michael was in the day he died.

Judge Pastor has not ruled on the motions.

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16.

TwinFlame    

All of you ignorant people can go f*** yourselves.

1098 days ago
17.

Pat    

Allright, let the truth be told. This "Thing" molested children (boys) and then paid the families off to get out of it. I hope the greedy Jackson clan is happy now.

1098 days ago
18.

Abe    

Why exclude the facts about Michael Jackson's molestations??

Makes no sense.

x

1098 days ago
19.

spyke    

I can see how they believe the allegations of molestation might be relevant to the defense, they could say he was haunted by the accusations and unable to sleep. However in my nonprofessional opinion, no matter how many doctors gave him drugs, this is the doctor who administered a drug on the day he died.

1098 days ago
20.

nan    

Steve Robel is just another one of sneddons henchman..All that trial showed was he was being railroaded by tom sneddon,using another low life family..and the civil atty larry feldman and his puppet doctor katz waiting in the wings for a civil suit.all the same people as 93 coming back to the trough..hoping to profit off mj, taking his assets...tom sneddon has a history of stacking charges .he also had a very good friend who wanted to buy mj ranch for a winery..
tom sneddon is as dirty and ruthless as they come..
14 not guilty verdicts.
so what..
they want to talk about pain meds founds in 2003? how desperate
. ..Conrad Murray was supposed to be monitoring his patient , lied to paramedics , lied to hospital personal, hid the evidence from police ...ran away .
and then this deadbeat ends up with a bunch of high priced lawyers..who is paying for these guys for over 2 years now?
why dont you cover that tmz..
naturally these lawyers are doing everything they can to keep their client out of jail , but after these tactics,...that might just be the safest place for him..

1098 days ago
21.

Marie    

Did Jordan Chandler the coward kill Michael Jackson with propofol? No. Did that creepy kid Gavin Arvizo kill Michael Jackson with propofol? No. Did mama's puppet Jason Francia kill Michael Jackson with propofol? No. Dr. Murray is the one who killed Michael Jackson with propofol. This trial is about him.

1098 days ago
22.

Peggy    

What does the molestation case have to do with Dr Murray murdering Michael Jackson ? How about bringing up all the good things in the world that Michael Jackson did !! If you are going to talk about his character, that is what should be used. NOT something that he was NEVER convicted for or EVEN found to be guilty of !! Shamone now !!
RIP MJ !!

1098 days ago
23.

Peggy    

Let's look at the evidence here......Is Mr Murray a licensed doctor in the State of CA ? YES
Was Dr. Murray present in the home at the time of MJ's death ? YES Did Dr. Murray inject Propofol and other drugs in MJ in a non-hospital setting or atmospher ? YES Did Dr Murray remove evidence that could have been used against him during the time of investigation ? YES. THEN THERE IS ONLY ONE THING LEFT TO SAY ......GUILTY, GUILTY, GUILTY !!

1098 days ago
24.

Pegasus    

Judge Refuses To Sequester Jury In Trial Of Dr. Conrad MurrayJudge Refuses To Sequester Jury In Trial Of Dr. Conrad Murray
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WENNBy Jen Heger - Radar Legal Editor

Los Angeles Judge Michael Pastor has formally denied Dr. Conrad Murray's defense team motion to sequester the jury at his upcoming involuntary manslaughter trial in connection with the death of Michael Jackson, RadarOnline.com has confirmed.

The stunning decision was made at a pre-trial hearing Thursday morning as Murray's attorney Ed Chernoff vehemently argued that his client's right to a fair trial would be compromised if the jury was not sequestered.

The judge said that the cost to sequester the jury would exceed over $500k, and that juries that are sequestered often feel like inmates themselves, and are emotionally cut off from their families.

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Judge Pastor said he would admonish the jury to no*****ch or read any coverage about the case once the jury was formally impaneled. The DA's office didn't think the jury should be sequestered either. The defense stated in their motion that the cost of not sequestering the jury could result in a mistrial at any point because of an increased risk of juror misconduct, which would result in a new trial.

Jury selection is scheduled to begin on September 8, and could take about three weeks.

If convicted of involuntary manslaughter, Dr. Murray could be sentenced up to four years in state prison.

1098 days ago
26.

IceGypsy    

I'd have to agree 100% that the molestation evidence has no place in this trial. That being said, I think it's important that any doctor who has ever treated Michael Jackson should be heard.

1098 days ago
27.

roll3567    

wow they are already that desperate! things looking bad for the good doctor! looks like hes gonna get his face moonwalked on in the joint!

1098 days ago
28.

HumanNature    

CON "QUACK" THE MURDERER


MJ IS NOT ON TRIAL, YOU ARE!!!!


YOU ARE EXTREMELY LUCKY THAT THE JUDGE DID NOT ALLOW YOUR PERSONAL LIFE: ADULTERY, FINANCES AND NON PAYMENT OF CHILD SUPPORT IN THE COURTROOM!!!!


TRIAL WILL CENTER ON "YOUR" ACTION AND "YOUR" ACTION ALONE!!!!


TYPICAL NARCISSIST "JACKASS"!!!!


TRIAL DATE: SEPTEMBER 8, 2011


OPENING STATEMENT: SEPTEMBER 26, 2011


"VOTE" TO PUT CON "QUACK" THE MURDERER IN JAIL!!!!

1098 days ago
29.

marcia    

Unless I missed it, I'm surprised TMZ didn't report on Frank Dileo's death.

1098 days ago
30.

HumanNature    

Abe: 46 minutes ago

Why exclude the facts about Michael Jackson's molestations??

Makes no sense.


I COMMEND YOU AND ALL OF THE UNCOUTH HATERS STILL REGURGITATING THAT SAME BS OF LIES, GOSSIP, RUMORS AND SPECULATION ABOUT THE "KING"!!!!


ALL OF YOU SOUND LIKE A BUNCH OF BACKWOOD SHEEP!!!!


THE FBI SPENT MILLIONS AND TRAVEL AROUND THE WORLD BEHIND THAT SAME BS "LIE" AND THEY FOUND NOTHING!!!!


ZERO = 0!!!


SAME RESULT FOR PROSECUTOR SNEDDON!!!


2 GRAND JURIES + TRIAL = NOT GUILTY/INNOCENT OF ALL CHARGES!!!


ZERO = 0!!!


I RECOMMEND SOME GOOD RESEARCH AND READING FOR THE REAL "TRUTH" ON THE CHILD MOLESTATION CASE AGAINST MJ!!!


http://surftofind.com/jackson


STOP BEING A BUNCH OF HATEFUL, FOLLOWING THE SHEEP DUMB ASSES!!!!!


ANOTHER THING, THE MOLESTATION CASE HAS "NOTHING TO DO WITH CON "QUACK" THE MURDER!!!!!


NOTHING = ZERO!!!!


BAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA!!!!!

1098 days ago
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