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Did the AEG Verdict Kill Michael Jackson's Legacy?

Jim Moret | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Jim Moret

Who could have predicted that Conrad Murray, or any doctor, would give Michael Jackson propofol as a sleep aid, a use for which it was never intended? Prior to Murray's manslaughter case few people, other than anesthesiologists, even heard of the powerful drug.

The Difference Between Natural and Chemically-Induced Sleep

Stuart H. Garber, D.C., Ph.D. | Posted 10.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Stuart H. Garber, D.C., Ph.D.

In recent years studies have begun to link chronic partial sleep deprivation to serious physical health consequences. Regularly catching only a few hours of sleep can hinder metabolism and alters hormone production in a way that is similar to the effects of aging.

Michael Jackson Death Drug Now Used For State Executions

TMZ.com | Posted 05.24.2012 | Crime

Dr. Conrad Murray may have been ahead of his time because the drug that killed Michael Jackson will now be used to put people to death in Missouri. ...

Doctor Gave His Daughter Drug That Killed Michael Jackson

AP | Posted 03.31.2012 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- A doctor who gave his daughter hundreds of at-home doses of the powerful drug that killed Michael Jackson has had his license suspended...

David Lohr

Jackson Doctor Sentenced To 4 Years In Jail

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 11.29.2011 | Celebrity

Michael Jackson's personal physician was sentenced to 4 years imprisonment in an L.A. County jail on Tuesday, capping a more than two-year legal journ...

Marilyn Monroe: Still Dead. Still Selling. How Come?

Tom Alderman | Posted 01.09.2012 | Books
Tom Alderman

Marilyn Monroe lives on as the last of an archetype we cling to from our innocent past but is now gone forever -- or until a future generation invents her again.

MJ Death Trial: This Is It for Conrad Murray

Tanya Young Williams | Posted 01.07.2012 | Black Voices
Tanya Young Williams

After seeing Michael Jackson's handwritten affirmations on his bedroom mirror and reading his children's message to him on a chalkboard in the kitchen, I am moved beyond words. I can no longer just write these articles as one who is not emotionally affected by this trial. I am angry.

Propofol Expert To Blame Jackson For Administering Lethal Dose

AP | LINDA DEUTSCH | Posted 12.28.2011 | Crime

LOS ANGELES — Attorneys for Michael Jackson's doctor dropped the bombshell Friday they've been hinting at for months – an expert opinion a...

Witnesses To Describe How Michael Jackson Allegedly Administered Fatal Dose Of Propofol

AP | LINDA DEUTSCH | Posted 12.27.2011 | Crime

LOS ANGELES — The battle of scientific experts in the trial of Michael Jackson's doctor took a new turn late Thursday as defense lawyers made an...

SCIENCE: 'The Most Powerful Weapon In The Courtroom Battle'

AP | LINDA DEUTSCH | Posted 12.23.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — While the defense was on the verge of its counter attack in the trial of Michael Jackson's doctor, the prosecution dramatically sh...

Defenseless? Claim Dropped That Jackson Drank Fatal Propofol Himself

AP | LINDA DEUTSCH | Posted 12.12.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — Dr. Conrad Murray's defense on Wednesday abandoned a theory that it touted for over a year that Michael Jackson swallowed the drug...

M.J. Trial Week End Review: Week 2 "Got Milk?"

Tanya Young Williams | Posted 12.10.2011 | Black Voices
Tanya Young Williams

Week two of the People vs. Dr. Conrad Murray Hollywood trial introduced the world to a new cast of characters. The witnesses were colorful, brilliant, arrogant, frustrated, pretty and aloof. Week two of the Michael Jackson manslaughter trial was reality TV worth watching.

Drugs On Parade In Michael Jackson Trial

AP | LINDA DEUTSCH | Posted 12.06.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — A coroner's investigator acknowledged Thursday that she made mistakes while collecting medications and other evidence from Michael...

Michael Jackson Should Be on Trial for his Death

Hermene Hartman | Posted 12.04.2011 | Media
Hermene Hartman

Michael Jackson undoubtedly was one of the most talented individuals to ever grace the stage. He was also weird, strange and a curiosity. He neve...

Conrad Murray Trial Recap: Entering Week 2

AP | LINDA DEUTSCH | Posted 12.03.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — Michael Jackson was clinically dead when he arrived at a hospital and two emergency room doctors said they thought it was futile t...

Propofol And Michael Jackson: How Could It Have Killed The King Of Pop?

| Posted 12.03.2011 | Healthy Living

By Katherine Harmon (Click here for the original article) In the first week of the trial of Conrad Murray, Michael Jackson's physician, Los Angele...

Collecting Vials.. Calling For Paris.. All Things Done Before 911 Call

AP | ANTHONY McCARTNEY | Posted 11.29.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — One of Michael Jackson's bodyguards had barely stepped into the singer's bedroom when he heard a scream. "Daddy!" Jackson's young ...

Michael Jackson Injected Killer Drugs Himself, Doctor Says

AP | LINDA DEUTSCH and ANTHONY McCARTNEY | Posted 11.27.2011 | Celebrity

LOS ANGELES — First, prosecutors showed a photo of Michael Jackson's pale and lifeless body lying on a gurney. Then, they played a recording of ...

WATCH: The First Day Of The Conrad Murray Trial (LIVE)

AP | Posted 11.27.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGLES -- Michael Jackson's doctor and the late pop singer's parents and siblings are in a Los Angeles court for opening statements in the physici...

This Is It: Opening Statements in Conrad Murray Trial Begin Today

Robin Sax | Posted 11.27.2011 | Crime
Robin Sax

All of these million dollar questions make one ask, who is going to be on trial anyway -- Michael Jackson or Conrad Murray?

Jury Selected In Case Against Michael Jackson's Doctor

AP | LINDA DEUTSCH | Posted 11.23.2011 | Crime

LOS ANGELES — More than two years after the death of Michael Jackson, a judge swore in jurors Friday to hear the case against the doctor accused...

Michael Jackson Doctor Conrad Murray Bought Huge Stash Of Drugs For Singer: Detective

AP | LINDA DEUTSCH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Michael Jackson, desperate for sleep, warned a doctor on the day he died that he would have to cancel his comeback concerts unless...

Gratitude...Not Grief

Patrick Takahashi | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Patrick Takahashi

The highest tribute to the dead is not grief but gratitude.

Jackson Doc Trial Likely Will Be Prosecution of Singer: Does Family Really Want That?

Charles Feldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Charles Feldman

Should Dr. Conrad Murray's case on involuntary manslaughter charges ever go before a jury, the doctor's defense lawyers will no doubt try and turn the trial into a prosecution of Michael Jackson.

Michael Jackson Doctor, Conrad Murray, Ready To Surrender

AP | THOMAS WATKINS and ANTHONY McCARTNEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — A source tells The Associated Press that Michael Jackson's doctor is set to be arraigned on Friday. Dr. Conrad Murray is set to b...