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  • FILE - In this Feb. 8, 2010 file photo, Michael Jackson's physician, Conrad Murray arrives for his arraignment at the Airport Branch Courthouse in Los Angeles. The first steps toward the long awaited trial of Michael Jackson's doctor on involuntary manslaughter charges are taking place as 320 prospective jurors converge on a Los Angeles courtroom for the first phase of the screening process. In-person questioning of jury prospects and opening statements won't happen until May but the judge agreed to start the process Thursday, March 24, 2011 with written questionnaires in order to meet the statutory requirement of giving Murray a speedy trial. Once the forms are distributed and filled out, the trial will be deemed to have begun. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)

    APNewsBreak: Jackson wrongful death case refiled

    Michael Jackson's father refiled a wrongful death lawsuit Tuesday against the doctor charged in his son's death and added as a defendant a Las Vegas pharmacy that records show sold the physician a powerful anesthetic blamed for his death.


  • FILE - In this March 5, 2009 file photo, US singer Michael Jackson is shown at a press conference in London.  (AP Photo/Joel Ryan, file)

    Court rejects Michael Jackson father's appeal

    A California appeals court rejected a bid Tuesday by Michael Jackson's father to challenge the administration of his son's lucrative estate.


  • FILE - In this March 5, 2009 file photo, US singer Michael Jackson is shown at a press conference in London.  (AP Photo/Joel Ryan, file)

    Calif. court hears Jackson dad's estate appeal

    Michael Jackson's father was "grievously wronged" by a probate court that decided last year not to let him try to replace the administrators of his son's estate, an attorney argued Wednesday.


  • FILE - In this March 5, 2009 file photo, US singer Michael Jackson is shown at a press conference in London.  (AP Photo/Joel Ryan, file)

    Calif. court to hear Jackson dad's estate appeal

    An appeals court will hear arguments Wednesday on whether Michael Jackson's father should be allowed to challenge the administrators of his son's already lucrative estate.


  • FILE - In this March 5, 2009 file photo, US singer Michael Jackson is shown at a press conference in London.  (AP Photo/Joel Ryan, file)

    Appeals court sets hearing in Jackson estate case

    An appeals court has scheduled a hearing for lawyers for the father of Michael Jackson to argue that he deserves a role in decisions involving his son's multimillion dollar estate.


  • FILE - In this March 5, 2009 file photo, US singer Michael Jackson is shown at a press conference in London.  (AP Photo/Joel Ryan, file)

    Appeals court sets hearing in Jackson estate case

    An appeals court has scheduled a hearing for lawyers for the father of Michael Jackson to argue that he deserves a role in decisions involving his son's multimillion dollar estate.


  • In this Monday, Feb. 8, 2010 file photo, Michael Jackson's physician, Conrad Murray arrives for his arraignment at the Airport Branch Courthouse in Los Angeles. Attorneys for the doctor charged in Michael Jackson's death say they've reached a deal with Nevada prosecutors on a child support claim, and Dr. Conrad Murray's state medical license won't be revoked. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, FILE)

    Jackson's father files wrongful death suit

    Michael Jackson's father's suit accuses the Nevada doctor of negligence, secrecy and poor training.


  • Say it isn't so

    Shoeless Joe Jackson was the only man to bat .382 in his last season in the major leagues. After that he was banned for life for his role in the "black sox scandal," the deliberate throwing of the 1919 World Series. A youngster was said to have implored Jackson, "Say it ain't so, Joe."


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