Dr.Conrad Murray's Lawyers Rushed Michael Jackson's Trial for Financial Reason


Dr.Conrad Murray's Lawyers Rushed Michael Jackson's Trial for Financial Reason


'We need to go to trial right away. We don't have the budget that would let us draw this out,' Murray's attorney admitted, insisting they don't have the budget for lengthy trial proceedings.

Lawyers representing Dr. Conrad Murray have urged a judge not to delay the upcoming involuntary manslaughter trial into Michael Jackson's death - because they "don't have the budget" for lengthy court proceedings.

The medic stands accused of administering the drug Propofol which killed the King of Pop in June 2009. The case is scheduled to begin on March 24 , but Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Michael Pastor could push back the start date of the trial after prosecutors called for a later hearing, according to the Associated Press.

Speaking on Monday, February 28, he said, "I am extremely distressed about the state of this case and whether the defense is prepared for trial and its obligations to Dr. Murray." But Murray's legal team have appealed to Judge Pastor to keep March 24 as the start date - as they are running out of cash.

Defense attorney J. Michael Flanagan pleaded, "We need to go to trial right away. We don't have the budget that would let us draw this out." Reports suggest prosecutors are objecting to the trial start date because they are entitled to receive discovery of defense evidence 30 days before trial starts - a deadline which has already passed. The judge threatened Murray's lawyers with hefty fines for failing to share evidence with prosecutors.

He told the attorneys for the pop icon's personal physician that he would impose the fines or other sanctions on Wednesday, March 2, unless they met their legal obligation to turn over witness statements and expert reports to prosecutors. Meanwhile, the judge has ordered Deputy District Attorney David Walgren to turn over digital photos from Jackson's autopsy as well as all of the surveillance tapes recorded at his home on the day he died.

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    BRUNA MJ
    Mar 01, 2011

    MY NAME IS BRUNA I AM FRON BRAZIL. WHAT JUSTICE THAT SLOW AND INJUSTICE IN THE WORLD AND MOST OF U.S. IS HOPING TO HOLD THE ANIMAL DOCTOR MURRAY. I say DOCTORS WITHOUT SHAME ???????????????????????? DR. MONSTROUS NOT WAS CONCERNED WITH THE HEALTH AND WELL-BEING MICHAEL NO. HE WAS INTERESTED IN WAS THE MONEY THAT WOULD RECEIVE! UNFORTUNATE THAT ANIMAL CHARACTER WITHOUT SUCH OFFENDER DR.MONSTRUOUS CONRAD MURRAY HAS TO BE ARRESTED IN PRISON PERPETUA.FEZ WHAT DID THAT GAVE HIGH DOSES medicine even knowing he had APPARATUS FOR MONITORING THE MIKE AND STRUCTURES SUFFICIENT TO PREVENT ANYTHING WHAT COULD HAPPEN AND STILL UNHAPPY! APPLIED HIGH DOSE OF MIXING WITH OTHER REMEDY. The unfortunate ''doctor''murray disappeared and then appeared with the greatest ride of wood. the unfortunate. The unfortunate DR.MONSTRUOSO CONRAD MURRAY have neither license to prescribe sedatives, so why the animal was giving remedies to these days for michael. if UNHAPPY DOCTORS OF''was''a real doctor and human would not have done it! The Animal Medical BASTARD HAS TO BE ARRESTED life imprisonment CONDEMNED The electric chair ...

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    BRUNA MJ
    Mar 01, 2011

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