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Fans gather outside trial of Michael Jackson's doctor in Los Angeles

 

Outside the courthouse, fans of Michael Jackson and supporters of Dr. Conrad Murray gathered to wave their respective signs.

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Michael Jackson supporters hold signs outside Los Angeles Superior Court where opening statement are being heard in the involuntary manslaughter trial of pop superstar Michael Jackson's personal physian Dr Conrad Murray September 27, 2011. Murrary is accused of manslaughter over the pop icon's shock 2009 death at the age of 50.

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Beatrice Fakhrain (L) and Michelle Shaw read bible verses during the opening day of Dr. Conrad Murray's trial in the death of pop star Michael Jackson in Los Angeles September 27, 2011.

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Conrad Murray, doctor to Michael Jackson, at the Criminal Courts building in Los Angeles.

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Michael Jackson's parents Katherine Jackson (L) and Joe Jackson (R-rear) arrive outside Los Angeles Superior Court to hear opening statement in the involuntary manslaughter trial of pop superstar Michael Jackson's personal physian Dr Conrad Murray September 27, 2011.

Full story and live video of opening statements in the case of Dr. Conrad Murray on trial for the death of Michael Jackson.