By precluding evidence of the origin, duration and course of Michael Jackson's drug addiction, the ability to ascertain the truth at trial has been compromised ... There is no statute of limitations on addiction.
The astonishing evidence that has been presented so far in the case against Dr. Conrad Murray highlights the pressing societal challenge of substance dependency that permeates our culture and extends far beyond the courtroom walls.
The events surrounding the death of Michael Jackson are an allegory of the current state of the doctor-patient relationship in America. Before we cast too many stones at Michael Jackson's doctor, let's recognize the glass house that we are tossing them from.
The story behind the death of Michael Jackson taught me a lot. Not just about Propoful or the danger of sedatives. But, if you can believe this, about the decisions I make when running my ten person company.