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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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76.

TSIG    

MONEY FOREVER TRIBUTE CONCERT: FAIL!!!

Michael Forever Tribute Concert Fails To Sell-Out Following First Day of Sales

Thursday, 25 August 2011 Written by Elliott Batte


Tickets for the Michael Forever tribute concert, scheduled for October 8th in the Millennium Stadium, have failed to sell-out after their first day of sales.

Promoters had tried hard to advertise and hype the concert, but there has been a clear lack of demand for the tickets as MJ fans slammed the handling of what was supposed to be “the official Michael Jackson tribute concert.”

But, Global Live Events remained confident that the show would be a sell-out and even claimed that they were in the exact position they had hoped and expected to be in with regards to ticket sales – despite previously saying “Tickets for the Concert are expected to sell out very soon after they are put on sale.”

Paul Ring, US chief of GLE, said: “The registration process saw around 26,000 tickets taken up. Ticket sales have only been open for a short time, but we know that the system did cra***** one point.

“We hope to have sold around 50% of the tickets by the weekend, which is exactly how we had it planned. We then expect to be sold out by the end of the month.

“With an event like this it is hard to get so many headliners to confirm, but once a few have confirmed it is like a domino effect.

“We will be announcing three more big acts in the next few days and once they have been named, ticket sales will speed up even more. We know that fans are taking a bit o*****amble buying tickets now but I encourage people to get their tickets now rather than wait so they can get the best seats.”

The under-fire co-ordinators have continuously spoken to press about their concert in their bid to advertise and promote their gig as much as possible, but fans may begin to wonder how much truth there is in their repetitive reassurances that the concert will be a massive, sold-out show after blunders like their dubious charity donation scheme.

Ticketline’s Cardiff branch has told press that though some tickets had been sold, there was no real large-scale demand – whereas tickets for Princess Diana’s tribute concert sold-out within 20 minutes, and Freddie Mercury’s in 2 hours.

http://www.stereoboard.com/content/view/167417/9

1132 days ago
77.

TSIG    

Pegasus, did you get my response to you on another post that you have to place your cursor over the word "Like" or over the thumbs up symbol (not the box) so that the word "Like" shows that it's underlined? Then click.

1132 days ago
78.

TSIG    

Murray's defense wants to make this a mudfest and revisit old and irrelevant issues such as vitiligo, cosmetic surgery, (false) child molestation charges, Rx med use, as well as expose MJ's personal finances. They also claim that putting MJ's children on the stand is the last thing they want to do, but that's exactly what they'll do. They want to make this as painful as possible for MJ family and fans and drag MJ through the mud, hoping it will sway the jury, but it's all irrelevant to his manslaughter charge.

And this is laughable: "...the defense will argue that DOZENS of doctors...are largely responsible for the condition Michael was in the day he died."

The condition Michael was in the day he died was "stone-cold dead." There's only ONE doctor responsible for that: Dr. ConMan Murray.

1132 days ago
79.

TSIG    

CONFIRMED!!! LATOYA JACKSON WORKING IN CAHOOTS WITH LEONARD ROWE AND GLOBAL LIVE EVENTS


Leonard Rowe heads the "Ja-Tail Concerts" division of LaToya's company Ja-Tail. Also Paul Ring and Eric Bute of Global Live Events (promoters of MFT Concert) are also associated with LaToya's company Ja-Tail.


It appears that LATOYA may be the mastermind behind this money-grabbing, unethical, poorly planned and executed, fake charity concert scam that uses Michael's children as financial pawns. Is ANYONE surprised???

1132 days ago
80.

FlowerPower    

My goodness!!! Defence must be running out ammunition already if they have to get Steve Robel (law enforcement officer who was involved in the investigation 2003). What he got to do with this case at all! He wasn't in the room when quackster loaded MJ full of propofol and left him alone! If they think that bringing out the old case will help them, they may want to think again their strategy! If thats the case, it only shows that they are desperate to do anything to get quackster off the hook. Remember, the case is People of the State of California vs. Conrad Murray.
If anyone is interested, here is the link for the whole do***ent, all of it, not just what TMZ bothers to post. It shows how weak quackster's defence really is and now they trying a trick number 101.
http://ww2.lasuperiorcourt.org/hp/x1j23grctxt1q2n25efvkqf...

1132 days ago
81.

HumanNature    

Pegasus:


Both the defense and prosecution told the judge they expect the trial to last four to five weeks, while Pastor indicated he thought it could be done in less time.


THANK YOU FOR THE 411!!!


I FOUND THIS BIT OF INFORMATION EXTREMELY ENLIGHTENING!!!!


HE DID REQUEST A "SPEEDY TRIAL"!!!


SIMPLY, CON "QUACK" THE MURDERER STILL DOES NOT HAVE/HAS A DEFENSE!!!!

1132 days ago
82.

HumanNature    

FlowerPower:

THAT'S Nareg Gourjian DOING SINCE HE CLAIMED TO HAVE NEVER WORKED ON THE MOLESTATION CASE!!!!!


I'M CALLING THEM, THE "SPAGHETTI AND MEATBALL DEFENSE"!!!!


THEIR BRAINS ARE "GROUND BEEF" SQUASH UP INTO A BALL AND THEY KEEP THROWING OODLES OF SPAGHETTI AGAINST THE WALL WHICH JUST WON'T STICK!!!!


LOL

1132 days ago
83.

ANI    

WHAT EVIDENCE TMZ????WHAT EVIDENCE TMZ????
WHAT EVIDENCE TMZ????WHAT EVIDENCE TMZ????
WHAT EVIDENCE TMZ????WHAT EVIDENCE TMZ????
YOU MAKE ME SICK!!!!!!!!! I JUST PUKED IN UR MOUTH,SORRY!
ANYTHING FOR MONEY,LIE FOR IT,SPY FOR IT,DIE FOR IT...SAD! YOU COULD BE MAKING A POSITIVE DIFFRENCE IN THIS WORLD BUT NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO,SHOWMEDAMOOLA! SICK!

1132 days ago
84.

myra morris    

They shouldn't bring in the past case of the molestation that has nothing to do with Murray giving him these drugs and taking Michael life. Besides Michael was found innocent in that case. So what does that have to do with it this one? They need to focus on what happen the night Michael died and what happen in that room Murray needs to open his mouth and tell the truth and tell what really happen that night. They don't need to drag Michael threw the mud like they did when he was alive let him rest and get the justice he deserves. RIP OUR ANGEL AND HOPE YOU GET THE JUSTICE YOU DESERVE AND HOPE THE TRUTH COMES OUT LOVED MISSED BUT NEVERFORGOTTEN LOVE YOU MORE

1132 days ago
85.

HumanNature    

Lawyers for Michael Jackson's doctor worry about Nancy Grace


Defense lawyers in the trial of Michael Jackson's doctor want to shield jurors from commentary by Nancy Grace, the former prosecutor who now hosts a daily show on the HLN network.

Daily commentary by Grace and others during the Casey Anthony trial this summer was "like a final argument by the prosecution," Dr. Conrad Murray's lawyer, Michael Flanagan, said Wednesday.

While the defense has not decided whether to ask that the jury in the Murray trial be sequestered, Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Michael Pastor hinted at a hearing Wednesday he does not think it would be necessary.

Flanagan predicted media coverage of the trial of Murray, charged with involuntary manslaughter in Jackson's death, will be bigger than the wall-to-wall coverage of the Anthony case that just ended in Florida.

"How many final arguments do we have to face in this case?" Flanagan asked. "Are we going to face the one in the courtroom and the one when they go home?"

Grace addressed the issue Wednesday during her eponymous show.

"The doctor charged in the death of music superstar Michael Jackson, killing him allegedly with a powerful propofol anesthesia, wants the jury sequestered, from me! From US!" she said. "Claiming watching 'Nancy Grace' will prevent a fair trial; that the jury will be biased. So I guess that makes us, umm ... the good guys!"

Keeping jurors in a hotel, with deputies watching over them, for two months would be expensive for the Los Angeles court system, which is already suffering under tight budget constraints.

HLN, which carries Grace's nightly show, is owned by Turner Broadcasting, which also owns CNN.

Pastor announced Wednesday that jury selection will begin September 8, despite prosecutors' request for another three weeks to prepare their case because of "scheduling issues."

Jury selection was underway in May when the defense requested a delay so its expert witnesses could have more time to prepare for new experts hired by the prosecution. Pastor then dismissed hundreds of prospective jurors and rescheduled the trial to start in September.

The judge will visit Sony Studios soon to review more than a dozen hours of raw video of Jackson's last rehearsals for his "This Is It" tour to decide which clips, if any, will be shown to the jury.

Lawyers for each side spent the past two weeks viewing more than 100 hours of video, narrowing down what they thought was relevant to the case. The prosecution selected 12 hours of video, while the defense identified four.

Flanagan said the video showed him that Jackson was "very talented, that he's pretty good; even on his bad days, he's good."

The defense was looking for clues in the video to show that Jackson was in ill health in his final days, but Flanagan said it was not detectable in his performance video. Jackson also did not appear to be depressed in his final days, he said.

The defense will argue that none of the "This Is It" video is relevant to the criminal trial and would be "a big waste of time."

"It shows him onstage performing," Flanagan said. "I don't know why that's relevant as to what happened the night that he died when he couldn't sleep."

Jackson's death on June 25, 2009, was from an overdose of the surgical anesthetic propofol, combined with other drugs, the Los Angeles coroner ruled.

Murray, whom Jackson hired to care for him as he prepared for his comeback concerts in London, allegedly administered the fatal dose.


http://articles.cnn.com/2011-07-20/justice/california.conrad.murray.hearing_1_jury-selection-conrad-murray-casey-anthony-trial?_s=PM:CRIME


NANCY GRACE IS GOING TO POINT OUT THE FOLLOWING ON THE MURDERING "QUACK":


1) LIED TO PARAMEDICS AND DOCTORS AT THE HOSPITAL!!!!


2) REFUSE TO SIGN THE DEATH CERTIFICATE AND RAN FROM THE HOSPITAL


3) LIED TO POLICE!!!!


4) TRIED TO COVER-UP HIS ERRONEOUS ACTION AND LIES!!!!


5) INFORMED THE POLICE THAT HE ORDERED, PROVIDED AND ADMINISTER THE FATAL COMBINATION OF DRUGS TO THE "KING" WHICH KILLED HIM!!!!


6)FINALLY, TOLD THE TRUUUUUUUUUUUTH TO POLICE OF HIS GUILT!!!


7) PARADING HIS STRIPPER "WHORE" IN PUBLIC WHILE STILL MARRIED!!!!


8) FORCED AND ORDERED BY THE COURT TO PAY CHILD SUPPORT FOR HIS OUT OF WEDLOCK CHILDREN!!!


9) FINANCIAL TROUBLES


10) LINK TO AEG/COLONY CAPITAL HONCHOS, WHO IS PAYING FOR HIS PERSONAL AND LEGAL DEFENSE!!!!


11) DISREGARD TO THE HIPPOCRATIC OATH!!!!


12) THE "QUACK" DOES NOT HAVE/HAS A DEFENSE!!!

1132 days ago
86.

yvonne from uk    

TSIG
Leonard Rowe has a very sordid past and you would think that lookong at his track record the Jackson family would steer clear of this man, but then again where there's money to be made there they are. Just last year R.Kelly won a multi-million dollar lawsuit against Rowe. Rowe was orderd to pay 3.4 million dollars to Kelly because back in Oct 2008 Rowe failed to pay Kelly several million dollars in tour proceeds that he was owed as reported by ticketnews.com. Rowe has been sued by many investors who have accused him of bilking them out of hundreds of thousands of dollars by selling non-existant shares in R.Kellys concert tour.
R&B singer Ne-Yo also sued Rowe last year and this resulted in another judgement against him.
Anyone with half a brain would not do business with this low life, but then again in the brain department Latoya doesn't fare well does she. They need to watch this guy or all the so called charity money is gonna be in his pocket.

1132 days ago
87.

dustin    

MJ was a junkie plain and simple. Junkies do weird things when they are high....like molest little boys over and over.

He's burning in hell....all good. My kids are safer now the gay drug addict is dead.

1132 days ago
89.

Barry L. Friedberg, M.D.    

The prosecution motion is only fair considering the jury will also be excluded from hearing about Murray's life long history of fathering multiple illegitimate children & then failing to provide them with support, dishonoring his financial obligations including repaying his medical school loans.

By his life long history, Murray is unquestionably a sociopath whose statements can only be believed if there is independent verification.

Regardless of the defense tactics, desperate to create 'reasonable doubt,' there is no escaping Murray's duty as Jackson's doctor to have watched and monitored Jackson.

Murray's own incriminating public statements ("I gave the propofol" & "I left the room") have removed the presumption of innocence & must be considered common knowledge for any prospective juror.

Read the Michael Jackson chapter in 'Getting Over Going Under.'

All book proceeds support the public education mission of the non-profit Goldilocks Anesthesia Foundation.

1132 days ago
90.

marcia    

http://www.cnn.com/video/#/video/us/2011/08/25/dnt.michael.jackson.artist.KCAL?iref=allsearch

Thanks for the link Human Nature. I find Michael's artwork very impressive. I'm intriqued by it. I wish I could see all of his work. I didn't know that he also did paintings. He was truely blessed.

1131 days ago
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