Conrad Murray: Defense Makes Its Case

Defense in Michael Jackson murder trial starts cross-examinations.
2:16 | 10/22/11

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Michael Jackson -- where we are seeing a very aggressive defense team. Putting the prosecution's star medical witness under -- very harsh and rather theatrical sort of scrutiny. And this is just the beginning by the way the defense is about to take center stage in this trial. Here's ABC's -- battle. 43 court case doctor Stephen. Killing him with -- seventeen extreme deviation from the standard of care. And how He believes doctor -- Jerry rigged a dangerous home IV to constantly drip anesthetic in the Jackson's body. Here and in -- -- left jurors with this devastating opinion -- Michael Jackson had read up. Seeing the lower clamp. And opened -- himself. It doesn't change things -- all -- Dr. Murray looked perplexed during doctor shapers testimony. Caught out to dinner like paparazzi Thursday night. He seemed relaxed. At the next afternoon Friday the defense finally got its first shot at the prosecution's star witness. You understand it did everything you said in the last two days was your opinion it might be. The opinion that I have as a position if that's if you wanted to first term -- into that link that I will. Agreed that my statement that was not -- easily medical center's my opinion. A back door slam it Conrad Murray who when Michael Jackson was dying according to witnesses. Refused to reveal the use of -- -- The paramedics or doctors but it was the demonstration of how doctor Shaffer believes doctor Murray set up the pro football draft. It was at the heart of the defense cross examination. The questioning why the doctor would not just paying the bottled anesthetic on the idea -- design and instead cut a hole in the saline bag and insert the bottle. And in an attempt to make the prosecution witness look overzealous perhaps even silly. The defense pointed out to the jury doctor -- did some experimenting with -- -- falls on his old. You you'd you'd literally. Swallowed. -- Before the study yes I knew it was -- The defense is expected to start its case on Monday with a week's worth of weapons Jim Avila ABC news Los Angeles.

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