Okay. I posted some stuff as did Maahes, Roseena, Susabella and others that was not MJ specific and some of the posts were removed. The trial is over and the verdict is in and over and done. Now. Now it seems to me it is time to move on. I [...]
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‘The jury in Michael Jackson’s child abuse trial has been given permission to reduce one of his charges if they feel unable to reach a guilty verdict.
Judge Rodney Melville gave the jury instructions on how to go about reaching a verdict on Wednesday.
He said they could decide Mr Jackson gave teenager Gavin Arvizo alcohol but [...]
‘The judge in Michael Jackson’s child abuse trial has given the jury instructions on how to go about reaching a verdict.
He told the eight women and four men they must try to discern the truth from the 130 testimonies witnessed.
The prosecution and the defence will give their closing arguments on Thursday and the jurors could [...]
‘The judge in Michael Jackson’s child molestation trial said jurors may consider allegations of past wrongdoing against the pop star as long as they conclude the allegations are true.
The decision was one of several reached Tuesday by Judge Rodney S. Melville as he and lawyers in the case tried to work out instructions the jury [...]
‘The judge in Michael Jackson’s child molestation and conspiracy trial has denied a defense motion for an acquittal.
Superior Court judge Rodney Melville ruled after defense lawyer Robert Sanger said prosecution witnesses had demonstrated “a tendency to self-destruct on the witness stand.”‘
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‘The judge in the Michael Jackson trial has rejected a prosecution bid to have an expert on battered women testify about the accuser’s mother.
The prosecution had apparently hoped to explain why the mother wasn’t more aggressive in seeking help when her family was supposedly being controlled by Jackson aides. Prosecutors said abuse by her former [...]
‘The judge in Michael Jackson’s child molestation case expected to decide on Monday if prosecutors can tell the jury about past accusations of sex abuse by the pop star in a ruling legal experts say could be the most important in the trial.
Among the witnesses prosecutors want to call are a young man to whom [...]
‘he judge in Michael Jackson (news)’s child molestation trial agreed on Friday to allow testimony that the boy accusing the singer of molestation once claimed comedian George Lopez stole money from his wallet.
Documents filed by defense attorney Robert Sanger said the boy and his father contacted Lopez after a visit to his house and said [...]
‘The judge in the Michael Jackson trial on Friday set a March 28 hearing to decide whether jurors can hear about past sex offense allegations against the singer in what could be a turning point in an already sensational case.
Santa Barbara Superior Court Judge Rodney Melville also dismissed a motion for a mistrial brought by [...]
‘MICHAEL Jackson’s trial judge today ruled out a jury visit to the Neverland Ranch that Jackson’s lawyers argued was crucial to rebutting an image of the estate as a “magnet for criminal activity”.
Judge Rodney Melville vetoed the defence bid to take jurors in the star’s child molestation trial on a guided tour of Jackson’s fantasy-style [...]