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Dr. Conrad Murray's Lawyer

MJ Had Plenty of Time

To Kill Himself

10/12/2011 2:50 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

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Dr. Conrad Murray
's attorneys are trying to change doctor's story, trying to convince jurors that Michael Jackson had way more than 2 minutes to self-administer the fatal dose of Propofol.

Murray's attorney J. Michael Flanagan suggested in court today -- perhaps the 2-minute window Murray described in his infamous police interview wasn't so accurate.  Murray told cops he left to pee, and when he came back Michael wasn't breathing.

The problem with Murray's statement -- it's improbable that during the 2-minute window, MJ woke up, grabbed the Propofol and shot it into the port in his leg.

So ... during his cross-examination of cardiologist Alon Steinberg, Flanagan said ... "Let's assume Dr. Murray was gone for a period of time longer than two minutes ... maybe it was ten ... fifteen ... twenty ... what is it about [MJ] that makes him savable?"

Here's the reality. In the hour before Murray began resuscitating MJ, Murray was on the phone for around 45 minutes.  As we've previously reported, cops never believed Murray was out of the room for only 2 minutes.  They think he left to make his calls.  Apparently, this theory is also palatable to the defense, because it gives MJ time to awaken and inject. 

The question -- will the jury buy the new version?
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zeppy2827    

Dr. Murray showed so much neglect in caring for Michael Jackson..that it's hard to understand how much neglect he did.to a superstar superstar. It's not even funny. Dr. Murray will go to purgatory. I'm sure that. Bye-bye

1043 days ago
17.

zeppy2827    

he should man up and say listen I did killed Michael Jackson because I was on the phone talking to my pitches. Blame it on the bitches.stupid Dr. Murray man up Doc and tell the truth it will set you free maybe inmates will go easy on you. protective custody might be the way to go.. Or you can buy a pitching their.for you Dr. Murray

1043 days ago
18.

Ev    

We all know Murray is guilty of homicide but how about the real Dr.McDreamy - Dr.Steinberg- he nailed his ass! Jury should revolt and find him guilty of murder!

1043 days ago
19.

Susan    

If he was out of the room for 10 seconds, it was abandonement for someone under anesthesia and gross negligence. No one ever believed the 2 minutes as it logically didn't make sense. But now they are admitting and insinuating he was out of the room longer? It just proves to the jurors how grossly negligent he was. Flanagan did his client no favors today.

1043 days ago
20.

peoplearesilly    

Lawyers are s*** and have no consciences -- I know -- I worked for them for years. Can't stand them and their over-inflated egos. They make me sick.

1043 days ago
21.

mj fan forever    

THAT LOSER TRIED TO TO TWIST DR STEINBERG'S WORDS SINCE AFTER TRYING TO GET HIM TO ADMIT MURDERER LEFT THE ROOM FOR ONLY 2 MINS THAT DISGUSTING LOSER

1043 days ago
22.

mj fan forever    

THAT LOSER TRIED TO TO TWIST DR STEINBERG'S WORDS SINCE AFTER TRYING TO GET HIM TO ADMIT MURDERER LEFT THE ROOM FOR ONLY 2 MINS THAT DISGUSTING LOSER!!!!!!
MURDERER DOES NOT HAVE ANY DAMNED DEFENSE AND THAT ARROGANT DISGUSTING LOSER KNOWS IT VERY WELL THE JURY IS SMART ENOUGH TO UNDERSTAND WHAT HE TRIED TO DO MURDERER!!!!! ROT IN A DAMNED JAIL BURN IN HELL MURDERER!!!!!! JUSTICE FOR MICHAEL JACKSON!!!!!!

1043 days ago
23.

mj fan forever    

DISGUSTING DIRTY LIAR LOSER HIS SO-CALLED HYPOTHESIS DOES NOT HOLD MURDERER'S TEAM OF LOSERS ARE ONLY ABLE TO CHEAT BECAUSE THEY ARE CRIMINALS LIARS JUST LIKE THEIR MURDERER CLIENT THEY SHOULD ROT IN A DAMEND JAIL LIKE THEIR MURDERER CLIENT ROT IN A DAMNED CELL BURN IN HELL MURDERER!!!!!! JUSTICE FOR MICHAEL JACKSON!!!!!

1043 days ago
24.

MiMi    


Justice4MJ

1043 days ago
26.

HumanNature    

HEY "QUACK" DEFENSE THROW IN THE TOWEL!!!!!


CAUSE YOU STILL DOES NOT HAVE/HAS A DEFENSE!!!!!

1043 days ago
27.

Joseph Ruscigno    

I so agree with Ashley. So he had long enough to administer the dose himself? Where was Murray? On the phone of course. Its almost as if he knew that MJ was gone and was calling former patients to line up a new gig.
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1043 days ago
28.

Barry L. Friedberg, M.D.    

It wouldn't matter if Santa Claus came down the chimney to give an unmonitored dose of propofol, Murray cannot escape his responsibility to have watched & monitored Jackson.

1043 days ago
29.

ANGRY!!!    

what kind of defense lawyer is this? He basically just incriminated his own client making him out to be a liar in order to still claim that MJ killed himself. Murray told the cops 2 mins. Now they're saying what if it was an hour. OK, if it was an hour, which is probably was, YOU DON'T LEAVE SOMEONE ALONE UNDER ANESTHETIC!! Certainly not for a long period of time!

1043 days ago
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