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Dr. Conrad Murray appears at his sentencing for involuntary manslaughter in the death of Michael Jackson on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011. / Dr. Conrad Murray appears in this mug shot provided by the Los Angeles County Sheriffs Department. - Provided courtesy of OTRC
04/22/2013

Conrad Murray has appealed his conviction of involuntary manslaughter in the death of Michael Jackson, more than a year after he filed an official notice saying he would do so.

Murray was sentenced to four years in prison -- the maximum punishment -- on Nov. 29, 2011. He is eligible for release in October after serving half his sentence. Murray had on Dec. 2011 filed a legal notice saying he intends to appeal the conviction of involuntary manslaughter in the death of Jackson. He submitted a formal appeal on Monday, April 22.

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03/04/2013
Dr. Conrad Murray appears at his sentencing for involuntary manslaughter in the death of Michael Jackson on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011. - Provided courtesy of OTRC

Dr. Conrad Murray, who was jailed for involuntary manslaughter in the death of Michael Jackson, has been named a witness in an upcoming trial of concert promoter AEG Live, which the King of Pop's mother has sued for alleged involvement.

Katherine Jackson filed the lawsuit in 2010 and claims that the company pressured her son into rehearsing for a series of comeback concerts, despite his poor health, and allegedly hired Murray, who was paid $150,000 a month to be his personal doctor for the tour. AEG Live has denied any wrongdoing and had said Jackson was the one who had chosen the man to be his physician.

01/03/2012
Dr. Conrad Murray appears at his sentencing for involuntary manslaughter in the death of Michael Jackson on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011. - Provided courtesy of OTRC

The California medical license of Conrad Murray, the cardiologist and surgeon convicted of involuntary manslaughter in the death of Michael Jackson, has been suspended.

Murray has been in prison since his November conviction. He was charged in February 2010 and in January 2011, he was ordered to stand trial for the Jackson death case and was told to "immediately cease and desist from practicing medicine" in California. His license was suspended on December 29, records show.

11/29/2011
Dr. Conrad Murray appears at his sentencing for involuntary manslaughter in the death of Michael Jackson on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011. - Provided courtesy of OTRC

Conrad Murray has been sentenced to four years in prison after being convicted of involuntary manslaughter in the death of Michael Jackson.

The 58-year-old Grenada-born cardiologist has been behind bars since he was convicted on November 7 (see video). One of the doctor's lawyers, Michael Flanagan, said that day that there will "certainly" be an appeal.

12/04/2011
Dr. Conrad Murray appears at his sentencing for involuntary manslaughter in the death of Michael Jackson on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011. - Provided courtesy of OTRC

Dr. Conrad Murray filed a notice on December 2 that he intends to appeal his recent conviction of involuntary manslaughter in the death of Michael Jackson.

Murray was sentenced to four years in prison on November 29, the maximum punishment. Murray signed a one-page document that was filed in Los Angeles on Friday seeking all records and transcripts from the case, according to the Associated Press. The filing does not indicate the basis on which Murray will argue to overturn his conviction or sentence.

11/29/2011
Prosecutor David Walgren reacts to Conrad Murray sentence at a press conference on November 29. - Provided courtesy of none / OTRC Prosecutor David Walgren reacts to Conrad Murray sentence at a press conference on November 29.
11/29/2011
Conrad Murrays lawyer Michael Flanagan reacts to his clients 4-year prison sentence, says judge was openly hostile. - Provided courtesy of none / OTRC Conrad Murray's lawyer Michael Flanagan reacts to Murray's prison sentence, says judge was 'openly hostile.'
11/29/2011
Dr. Conrad Murray appears at his sentencing for involuntary manslaughter in the death of Michael Jackson on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011. - Provided courtesy of OTRC Watch video of an L.A. judge sentencing Conrad Murray to jail for his involvement in Michael Jackson's death.
09/26/2011
Oct. 3, 2011: Dr. Conrad Murray, charged in Michael Jacksons death, appears in court at his involuntary manslaughter trial. - Provided courtesy of OTRC Check out photos taken at the involuntary manslaughter trial of Conrad Murray, Michael Jackson's former physician, from day 1 to his sentencing on Nov. 29, 2011.
11/02/2011
Conrad Murray is seen at his arraignment at Los Angeles Superior Court Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2011. - Provided courtesy of OTRC

Conrad Murray is accused of involuntary manslaughter in the death of Michael Jackson. Check out detailed descriptions about the 12 jurors of his trial.

The jury includes seven men and five women. The trial began in September 2011 and closing arguments were made more than a month later, on Nov. 3, 2011.

11/29/2011
Dr. Conrad Murray appears at his sentencing for involuntary manslaughter in the death of Michael Jackson on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011. - Provided courtesy of OTRC

Conrad Murray is due to be sentenced after being found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the death of Michael Jackson.

The 58-year-old Grenada-born cardiologist is set to appear at a Los Angeles court on Tuesday, November 29, to learn about his fate.

(You can watch Conrad Murray's sentencing live here - at 8:30 a.m.).

11/07/2011
Dr. Conrad Murray was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter on Monday, Nov. 7, 2011. - Provided courtesy of KABC See photos from the courtroom when the jury in the Conrad Murray trial returned with a guilty verdict on Nov. 7, 2011.
11/23/2011
Oct. 11, 2011: Conrad Murray appears at his involuntary manslaughter trial and listens to the second part of his interview with police detctives as it is played to the jury. - Provided courtesy of OTRC

The lawyers of Conrad Murray, who is in jail for involuntary manslaughter in the death of Michael Jackson, have urged a Los Angeles judge to avoid sentencing the doctor to more time in prison, where they say he has been receiving death threats.

The prosecution team, led by David Walgren, want Murray to receive the maximum sentence of four years in prison and pay the singer's three children, Prince, Paris and Blanket, restitution costs that could total more than $100 million.

11/23/2011
Nancy Grace talks to OnTheRedCarpet.com after the finale of Dancing With The Stars on Nov. 22, 2011. - Provided courtesy of KABC

Nancy Grace has a theory about why her fellow "Dancing With The Stars" contestants Rob Kardashian, J.R. Martinez and Ricki Lake beat her to make it to the finals.

The 52-year-old outspoken legal commentator, who hosts her own HLN show, and partner Tristan MacManus placed fifth during the recent 13th season of the ABC ballroom dancing show.

11/15/2011
Oct. 11, 2011: Conrad Murray appears at his involuntary manslaughter trial and listens to the second part of his interview with police detctives as it is played to the jury. - Provided courtesy of OTRC

Conrad Murray, who is in jail after being found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the death of Michael Jackson, has not told people he wants to commit suicide, despite recent reports, one his lawyers told OnTheRedCarpet.com.

Nareg Gourjian said in a statement on Tuesday, November 15: "Dr. Conrad Murray is distressed for being in jail and for losing his dear friend Michael Jackson, but he would never commit suicide. I have been visiting him almost every day and, under the circumstances, he's doing as well as one can while incarcerated. Any statement that he's going to kill himself is categorically false."

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