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Closing arguments to begin in Dr. Conrad Murray trial

Dr. Conrad Murray looks on during his involuntary manslaughter trial on Oct. 12, 2011 in Los Angeles, Calif. Murray has plead not guilty and faces four years in prison and the loss of his medical license if convicted of involuntary manslaughter in Michael Jackson's death. Pool,AP Photo/Robyn Beck

Dr. Conrad Murray considers testifying about Michael Jackson's death
Dr. Conrad Murray
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(CBS/AP) LOS ANGELES - Closing arguments are set to begin Thursday in the involuntary manslaughter case against Michael Jackson's personal physician Dr. Conrad Murray.

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The jury of seven men and five women will hear from both prosecutors and defense attorneys who will summarize their respective cases after 22 days of testimony.

Prosecutors will try to show that Murray was criminally negligent by giving the singer the sedative propofol as a sleep aid without the proper medical equipment.

They contend the Houston-based cardiologist administered the fatal dose but have also elicited testimony that the doctor was distracted and left Jackson's bedside on the morning of the singer's death.

Meanwhile, defense attorneys will try to convince jurors that Murray didn't administer the fatal dose and that Jackson is to blame for his own death.

Murray has pleaded not guilty.

Complete coverage of the Conrad Murray - Michael Jackson case on CBS News

  • Edecio Martinez

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