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Dr. Murray Prosecutor

Conrad Should've Stayed AWAY

from 'Today' Show

11/30/2011 7:00 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

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Dr. Conrad Murray
NEVER should have agreed to be interview by "Today" ... because the "complete lack of remorse" he demonstrated on the show made him look even more guilty ... this according to the rock star attorney who prosecuted the doc.

Deputy District Attorney David Walgren appeared on "Today" this morning -- and said Murray showed a "complete lack of personal responsibility" in an interview with co-host Savannah Guthrie that aired days after the conviction ... insisting there's no way it could've helped Murray's case.

Murray was all over the place during the interview -- contradicting the story he originally told police and then proclaiming, "I didn't do anything wrong!"

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17.

Beth    

All of this posturing by the PT, Judge Pastor and DA Cooley is specious.

Direct quote from Juror number 5

"We really thought he was a good doctor. I think he just got himself into something over his head," paralegal Debbie Franklin -- juror number five

996 days ago
18.

Glenda in Texas    

It is obvious that TMZ allows Tom Sneddon's paid trolls to post their filthy lies about MJ.

996 days ago
19.

mj fan forever    

MURDERER IS AN ARROGANT DISGUSTING LIAR SOCIOPATH WITH A TOTAL LACK OF COSCIENCE AND REMORSE FOR WHATEVER HE COMMITS SO HE COULDN'T CARE LESS IF HIS DOCU-TRASH LIKE HIM COULD DAMAGE HIM AS HE WANTED TO SPEAK BAD ABOUT MICHAEL JACKSON!!!!! PROSECUTORS DID AN EXCELLENT JOB TO SEND THE COLD BLODEED MURDERER BEHIND BARS THANK YOU VERY MUCH!!!!!!!!

996 days ago
20.

nikki    

Thankyou to the 2 lawyers you guys did a great job. thankyou from all Michaels loving fans.

996 days ago
21.

lanie    

This guy is so full of himself. He makes me sick. He rags on Murray for doing an interview, when he's out doing the interviews as well. The state of California thinks MJ was a pedophile.. now this man ---through his speeches...errrrr interviews ---- tries to make MJ into a saint.

Which is it? Was he a rotten pedophile or the Messiah you're now trying to paint him as?

Murray is the scapegoat to Michael's death. Plain and simple. The conviction is a bunch of nonsense. Walgren is just pandering to the rabid nutcase fans that Jackson seems to have manipulated.

He was a master manipulator.. that's how he conned Conrad into doing the things he did. I bet all his rabid fans would have given MJ his "milk" too, if they heard him beg constantly for it, like Murray (and others) allege.

What a waste of prison space.

996 days ago
23.

Luz    

Amazing!

996 days ago
24.

Straight Talkin Texan    

Murray's extreme arrogance makes him stupid. (Reminds me of Michael Jackson's arrogance, which also made him stupid.) Murray is definitely dangerous.

996 days ago
25.

Lena    

Yeah..and Michael Jackson should've stayed away from drugs and "pretty young (boy) things."

Now the world has one less drug addict and pedophile and celebrities have one less lackey at their disposal.

Woe is me. Boo Hoo Hoo.

He'll be out in 2 years. I wonder if Charlie Sheen can hold on that long. It would be marvy if he could be jailed with Cameron Douglas...someone ought to finish that waste of ....everything off....

996 days ago
26.

Pegasus    

Dr. Conrad Murray Hoping To Be Home For ChristmasDr. Conrad Murray Hoping To Be Home For Christmas
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Posted on Nov 30, 2011 @ 12:30PM print it send it By Jen Heger - Radar Legal Editor

Dr. Conrad Murray could be released on house arrest by Christmas, to serve the remainder of his jail sentence for his role in the death of Michael Jackson, RadarOnline.com is exclusively reporting.

Judge Michael Pastor imposed the maximum allowed sentence -- four years in jail -- on Jackson's former doctor on Tuesday, and because of overcrowding in California correctional facilities, Murray wasn't sent to state prison, but to Los Angeles County Jail. The cardiologist's sentence was automatically cut in half, and Murray is eligible for house arrest because he is considered a non-violent felon.

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"Dr. Murray's lawyers are actually relieved that Judge Pastor didn't sentence him to community service, they didn't want him doing manual labor at the morgue, like Lindsay Lohan is doing. That would have been an absolute nightmare for him, as he would certainly be mocked, and it wouldn't have been safe for him to be picking up trash on the freeway or cleaning up graffiti,” a source close to the situation tells RadarOnline.com.

“Judge Pastor actually did Murray a favor by maxing him out,"

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The decision to release Dr. Murray on house arrest will personally be approved by Sheriff Lee Baca. "The Sheriff will determine when Dr. Murray will be released on house arrest. Dr. Murray is hoping that he will be released by Christmas. His lawyers have told him that is a real possibility," the insider says.

As RadarOnline.com previously reported, Deputy District Attorney David Walgren said on The Today Show, "I think he certainly deserves the full weight of the punishment and he certainly deserves the full four years...How much time he actually serves at the end of the day will be up to the sheriff."

996 days ago
27.

Anna    

Damn, Walgren is sooooooooooo HOT!!!

996 days ago
28.

mjforever    

Deputy District Attorney David Walgren two words THANK YOU!!!

995 days ago
29.

Vernon P. Alarcon    

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CONman Murder & HERman (whose man?) Caint are two shining examples of modern black culture ... PIMPING & partying & HOING
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why anyone would even contemplate letting #1 treat them for ANYTHING or letting #2 have any power to govern ANYBODY is way beyond my comprehension level
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it's INSANITY
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JUS KEEPING IT REAL Y'ALL

995 days ago
30.

Pegasus    

This is Totally Off-Topic! But I saw this article on Cats and it was so cute that I wanted to share it with all of the Cat lovers on the board. Hope that you will enjoy it!


..How Can We Get Our Cat to Sleep at Night?
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By Dr. Marty Becker, vetstreet.com

Q. Our young cat is keeping us up all night. I think he sleeps all day when we're at work, and all night he wants to play. What can we do?

A. Cats have night vision that puts any man-made invention to shame. When you think about that, it's not surprising that a lot of cats, especially young ones, love prowling about in the dark. If you have other plans (such as sleeping) they really don't care. It's showtime at the Cat Cabaret!


The "solution" to this problem used to be to put the cat outside, turn out the lights and go to sleep. But these days we know that remedy isn't the best. Free-roaming cats generally don't live anywhere near as long as indoor cats, because of the hazards of life outside. From cars and coyotes to cat-hating neighbors, there are plenty of dangers for a cat outside. And, of course, there's an argument to be made that these cats cause problems just by doing what comes naturally, including hunting and burying their feces in the neighbors' gardens. Keeping your cat inside is safer for your cat and more considerate of your neighbors.


SEE ALSO: Why Does My Cat... Meow at Me?

When you bring a cat indoors, though, you can't just shut the door on him and call it a day. You have to provide for a cat's physical and mental needs by creating an enriched environment for him. That's the subject of a wonderful new book called Your Home, Their Territory: Creating the Right Habitat for Your Indoor Cats. The author is my friend and colleague Dr. Tony Buffington of The Indoor Pet Initiative at The Ohio State University Veterinary Medical Center.


Since I know that this behavior is common among indoor cats, I asked Dr. Buffington to weigh in with his suggestions for getting a good night's sleep with a cat in the house.


Change meal time. "Feed the cat before you go to bed vs. before you leave in the morning," Dr. Buffington suggests. Because we are all more likely to sleep after a meal (think about the postprandial pause after we push back from the Thanksgiving table!) feeding just before your bedtime will make your cat more likely to snooze, too.


SEE ALSO: 10 Human Foods Dangerous for Pets


Make time for playtime. "Providing play opportunities will help 'wear the cat out' before bed," Dr. Buffington says. If a long day at work leaves you too exhausted to play with Kitty, get a toy that your pet can play with on his own, like the Fling-ama-String, one of my Dr. Becker's Best from the Global Pet Expo. Set it up at the other end of the house and hit the sack!


Widen your cat's world. "I'd suggest they enrich the environment so they're not the only source of the cat's stimulation and activity," Dr. Buffington says. "Add feeding puzzles, window perches with bird feeders outside, cat videos, etc." This keeps your cat busy all day and makes him more likely to sleep all night.


I love these suggestions from Dr. Buffington. Not only will they help you sleep, but they'll also make your cat happier as well. Talk about a win-win!

995 days ago
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