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Conrad Murray

Appeals Manslaughter Conviction

12/2/2011 3:28 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

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Dr. Conrad Murray has just filed an appeal, challenging his conviction for involuntary manslaughter in the death of Michael Jackson ... TMZ has learned.

Murray filed the document in pro per -- which means he's representing himself instead of using a lawyer.

On the portion of the document where a lawyer will usually state his or her firm's contact information -- Murray lists "Men's Central Jail" ... and includes his booking number.

While he is representing himself, Murray is still communicating with one of the lawyers who repped him in the manslaughter trial, Nareg Gourjian.

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Gourjian tells TMZ ... "This case presents a gold mine of issues for any appellate lawyer.  Dr. Murray is confident that the Court of Appeal will vindicate him."

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91.

MiMi    

See I knew UnWell was here....

How many new nics you create tonight Wee Man????

1058 days ago
92.

MiMi    

Or are you just trying out some of the old ones???

1058 days ago
93.

MiMi    


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Sicko....


Maybe you would consider visiting Conrad. He might be attracted to you sooner than you think

1058 days ago
95.

Daybreaker    

MJ fanatics only have three tricks, 2 more than any pony,
1) telling people to do research
2) telling people not to trust the Media
3) calling people dumb.

nothing new. That's right in the dawn of anti pedophilia age, they are nothing but just stupid hypocritical conspirators living in Neverland which is no different from 2nd mile, preying on kids from dysfunctional families and further victimizing them on a daily basis by calling them names and denying them justice.

1058 days ago
96.

HumanNature    

Moonbeam:


YES, AN APPEAL IS VERY EXPENSIVE AND HE DON'T HAVE THE MONEY TO PAY FOR A APPELLATE LAWYER.


HE WILL HAVE ONE APPOINTED TO HIM.


YOU POINTED OUT THE FOLLOWINGS:


(1) the jury was not sequestered


HIS "QUACK" ATTORNEYS DID FILE AN APPEAL TO HAVE THE JURY SEQUESTERED AND IT WAS DENIED!!!!


Michael Jackson - Conrad Murray's Lawyers Loses Appeal To Have Jurors Sequestered


http://www.contactmusic.com/news/conrad-murrays-lawyers-loses-appeal-to-have-jurors-sequestered_1244015


SO, THE "QUACK" CAN'T ARGUE THAT!!!!


(2) the defense was not allowed to present certain do***entation concerning the concert contract.


THE CONTRACT HAD NOTHING TO DO WITH A HOMICIDE TRIAL!!!


Michael Jackson's contract talk barred from court


Michael Jackson's contractual obligations to concert promoters have been barred from discussion in Dr. Conrad Murray's defense in court today (25.10.11).

Superior Court Judge Michael Pastor said details about the contract between the singer and promoter AEG Live should not be discussed in the involuntary manslaughter trial of the pop legend's personal physician as it would distract jurors from deciding whether or not he was guilty of administering a lethal dose of anaesthetic Propofol.

Dr. Murray's team presented a 42-page do***ent in court today (25.10.11) aimed at suggesting Jackson was under financial pressure to pull off a number of concerts in London, causing him to inject himself with the anaesthetic Propofol in an attempt to sleep, but Judge Pastor denied using it as evidence.

He said: "It involves the fact finder getting taken on a side tour of accounting principles and law school. This is not a contractual dispute, this is a homicide case."

The decision came after Deputy District Attorney David Walgren urged it be denied.

He said: "At every turn Conrad Murray through his attorneys have put the blame for his failures on Michael Jackson and this is just another attempt to do the same."

Read more: http://www.askmen.com/celebs/entertainment-news/michael-jackson/michael-jacksons-contract-talk-barred-from-court.html#ixzz1fRr585n6


maybe he's putting in something about competency of counsel


THE "QUACK" NEED TO FILE A COMPLAINT WITH THE CALIFORNIA STATE BAR!!!


Conrad Murray signed a one-page do***ent that was filed in Los Angeles on Friday seeking all records and transcripts from the case. The filing does not indicate the basis on which Murray will argue to overturn his conviction or sentence.


http://today.msnbc.msn.com/id/45530847/ns/today-entertainment/#.Ttm7CXr4mkA


I FOLLOW THIS CASE FROM DAY ONE AND I CAN TELL YOU THAT HE DO NOT HAVE ANY GROUNDS FOR AN APPEAL!!!


THAT'S HIS CONSTITUTION RIGHT TO FILE AN APPEAL BUT IT DOES NOT GUARANTEE THAT HIS CONVICTION WILL BE OVERTURNED!!!!


JUDGE PASTOR MADE SURE THAT HE CROSSED ALL OF HIS "T's" AND "I's" ON THIS TRIAL!!!!


I WOULD SAY TO THE CONVICTED FELON "HAPPY READING"!!!!

1058 days ago
97.

Daybreaker    

Mimimoo, go bake a pie just like what scott is doing now, you fail with tarts, you need to "retart".......Hahaha.........shamon, shamon.

Did I spell Avatar wrong?

1058 days ago
98.

Glenda in Texas    

As soon as an MJ article is posted, the MJ obsessed haters are the first to comment. Why is that? Does TMZ send alerts to these pathetic losers?

1058 days ago
99.

HumanNature    

nTheZone:

better to be a highly educated FELON
than an uneducated DUMBASS


ROTFLMAO


THAT IS THE DUMBEST THING TO SAY!!!!


THAT "QUACK" DO NOT HAVE ANY "COMMON SENSE" WHICH MAKE HIM A DUMB ASS CONVICTED FELON WITH A DEGREE!!!

1058 days ago
100.

kim    

Lololololol. Is TMZ really this hard up?????

1058 days ago
101.

And thats the truth    

It has taken 2 years for this to come to court. By the time his appeal is heard his sentence will be over.

1058 days ago
102.

Rogue Warrior    

Hey, I have to crash so I can get up early and go wool hunting. However, can somebody tell me, is MJ still dead?

1058 days ago
103.

HumanNature    

THIS "DUMB ASS" CONVICTED FELON WITH A DEGREE IS MENTALLY DISTURBED STILL HOLDING ON TO THAT QUICK "RICH" SCHEME!!!!

1058 days ago
104.

HumanNature    

THE WORLD KNOWS THAT THE "DUMB ASS" CONVICTED FELON WITH A DEGREE IS SITTING IN A JAIL CELL!!!!!


YOU CAN BELIEVE THAT!!!

1058 days ago
105.

Rogue Warrior    

As most of you have probably already heard, Michael Jackson was acquitted of all charges today, much to the surprise of pundits and prosecutors. Apparently the accuser's mother was just too opportunistic and unconvincing for jurors to accept, and the rest of the case just fell down like dominos. If she wasn't credible then the conspiracy claims fall apart, and her sons testimony looks suspect as well, and the rest of the case was mostly rumor and innuendo.

Of course, one of the great strengths of our legal system is that Jackson was protected by the principle of 'reasonable doubt'. He might well not be innocent, but the prosecution didn't present a strong enough case to prove it to the satisfaction of a jury, so he gets the benefit of the doubt. And it has to have been some major doubt, because everything about Jackson cries out for punishment in the eyes of most normal, rational Americans who might find their way onto a jury. We should all be thankful for this, because it means that no matter what we do, there's always a chance that fate and a jury of our peers will give us the benefit of the doubt too.

Free though he may be in the eyes of the law, Jackson still faces the merciless judgement of the court of public opinion. In the eyes of most people he still remains the freak which he has chosen to make himself through his pursuit of self-gratification through an alternative lifestyle which few of us can begin to comprehend. He faces financial problems, public suspicion, and a career which is likely to have been destroyed by the combination of his negative reputation and his apparent loss of whatever muse made his early work palatable. He still has considerable assets and will likely be selling some of them off in the near future to pay his lawyers.

Read more: http://blogcritics.org/culture/article/michael-jackson-still-and-always-a/#ixzz1fROpHVTD
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Sit and spin on this, then swallow it!

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