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Conrad Murray lawyers begin appeals process

By | Published on Monday 5 December 2011

Conrad Murray

Lawyers for Dr Conrad Murray, the medic found guilty of causing the death of Michael Jackson through criminal negligence, filed court papers on Friday indicating plans to appeal both their client’s conviction and his four year jail sentence.

Murray received the maximum sentence available for his crime last week, after an angry statement from the judge who oversaw the case, Michael Pastor, who called the doctor a “disgrace to the medical profession”, and who criticised the defendant for showing no remorse, and for giving his side of the story to a TV documentary crew rather than in court.

Murray’s legal team filed papers with the LA Superior Court on Friday, which is a precursor to them lodging a formal appeal at the California Appeals Court.



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