Jury selection for the trial of Dr Conrad Murray, for the involuntary manslaughter of Michael Jackson, will begin today (Thursday).
The 2nd District Court of Appeals has denied a petition by
Dr Murray's defence lawyers, who sought jury sequestration.
The Court of Appeals upheld the ruling of Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Michael Pastor, who said that round the clock
isolation was unnecessary, prohibitively expensive and stressful for
Potential jurors will attend court this morning and complete a lengthy questionnaire.
The trial is scheduled begin in the last
week in September.