Dr. Conrad Murray: Are Emotions Helping Defense?

Dan Abrams on whether emotional testimony could help Michael Jackson's doctor.
2:20 | 10/27/11

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Talk to our legal analyst Dan Abrams -- that. Right now and first of all and Jim's report doctor why don't take the stance posting. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Michael Jackson -- -- that there's no chance in effect -- Michael Jackson could somehow. Administered this to himself for -- -- dose -- -- I think you're going to hear doctor white. Pose questions about each and every one of those assertions and as Jim points out doctor what does -- have to. True. That it happened the way He say. But if He leaves these jurors with questions in their mind articulate about the cause of -- is there are possible question. That doctor Murray is responsible for the cause of death as opposed Michael Jackson. And that's -- -- that reasonable doubt that's outlets all the trying to -- say that the jury. Look agents at -- -- You know that the judge what's the Conrad Murray insists it's up to you man want to testify and they sit at every kid. I -- I but do you think I think this case yet and here's that the reason that put aside the fact I think in any case like this He probably wouldn't take the stand. Put on top of the fact that an audiotape of doctor Marie has already been introduced where He wants to cross examined so. He got to basically put forth his -- -- his attorney sitting there. The jury got to hear his account without cross examination. Kids see why He now want to test by the only reason would be to clarify. How much time there was that He was out of the room because on the audiotape He says two minutes the defense now seems to want to expand that time. To a little bit longer but I don't think it's written that explain what He was doing Reuters that's exactly right and that's the problem on the phone -- 11 man not talked and He that He isn't right He doesn't want to have to. Be put in that position new teaching -- -- Defendants so often want to take the stand. Hate to be -- it would be seated lawyers and I can explain -- I think I'll be able to do a great job out there smart lawyers most often convinced their clients you know what. I know. Here you tell me about it. But you know what we're better off would you not taking the witness so you're saying them. I don't I give my surprise I looked shocked at the stats aren't banks fan -- Roberts it.

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