Judge refuses to sequester jury in the trial of the Michael Jackson case

Jurors will sleep in their own beds during the upcoming trial of Michael Jackson’s personal physician. A judge rejected a defense request Thursday for round-the-clock sequestration of the panelists, saying he was confident jurors will heed his warnings to avoid what is anticipated to be intense media coverage of the televised proceedings. “I expect that the jurors will follow the high road and that means that they will not be in the receipt of... Read More

Doomsday for Michael Jackson's Doctor

LOS ANGELES – A judge has dealt the doctor charged in Michael Jackson’s death two setbacks, bringing him a step closer to a trial that could end with him being sent to prison and also taking away his livelihood. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Michael Pastor on Tuesday told Dr. Conrad Murray that after listening to six days of testimony at a preliminary hearing, he thought there was enough evidence to support a possible finding of guilt... Read More