Conrad Murray to Keep Medical License As Michael Jackson's Family Fights

Jackson Family Attends Conrad Murray's Court Hearing

Katherine and Joe Jackson showed up for Murray's court date today, along with a group of Michael's siblings: Latoya, Jermaine and Randy. Katherine has attended all of Murray's hearings and contends that the doctor is to blame for Michael's death.

"He's just trying to save his own behind," she told reporters following Murray's not-guilty plea in February. "He killed him. He's lying. He's guilty. Nobody was there but him."

Attorney Chernoff maintains Murray did nothing to cause Jackson's death. In April, he contested media reports -- based on a leaked witness report -- that Murray attempted to hide evidence and delayed calling 911 as Jackson lay dying and said investigators rushed to implicate Murray in the star's death.

"It's just a bald-faced lie," Ed Chernoff said in an interview with ABC's "Good Morning America." "[The] doctor called 911 as soon as he could… Let me just say, unequivocally, he did not – he was not cleaning up any bottles… The scene was not consistent with anyone trying to clean something up."

Chernoff said Murray did not immediately call 911 because there was no house phone in the room where Jackson was and he could not leave his patient to make the call. He added that Murray isn't responsible for the star's death and argued that police rushed to blame someone.

"Let's say that this extremely famous, worldwide personality like Michael Jackson was found dead under unusual circumstances such as this," Chernoff said. "And the police came out and said, 'We've investigated and we just, we can't really put the blame on anybody at this point.' What do you think would happen then? I think there was a tremendous amount of pressure to find somebody to blame. I think that was Dr. Murray… I think, my personal opinion, a conclusion was made and the investigation was conducted in order to back it up."

ABC News' Alex Stone, David Alpert and Zunaira Zaki contributed to this report.

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