More than two years after superstar Michael Jackson’s death, a manslaughter trial for the singer’s physician, Conrad Murray, officially began Thursday as attorneys screened the first of about 160 prospective jurors.
Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Michael E. Pastor introduced the jurors to Murray and asked whether they could serve on a trial lasting 25 court days – ending around Oct. 28. Opening statements are anticipated in late September.
Actress lost bid to ease the restrictions of her probation.
On Monday (May 24), a stern Superior Court judge warned troubled actress Lindsay Lohan that she needs to keep on the straight and narrow if she wishes to avoid a return trip to jail. After Lohan missed her initial court date last week after claiming that her passport was stolen while she was attending the Cannes film festival in France, CBS News reported that a “somber and concerned” looking Lohan appeared in a Beverly Hills, California, courtroom and lost a bid to ease the restrictions of her probation.