who provided it. They said he was the architect of his own demise and no one else can be blamed.
Jurors heard testimony from more than 50 witnesses, including Jackson\'s mother and his eldest son, Prince, as well as days of testimony from AEG executives who were repeatedly asked about emails in which they discussed Jackson\'s missed rehearsals and described Murray\'s pay as a done deal.
They also heard about Jackson\'s close relationship to many of his doctors, including Murray, who he first met in Las Vegas in 2007.
Katherine Jackson called the case a search for the truth about the death of her son and the trial featured potentially embarrassing revelations for both sides. AEG\'s executives had their emails picked apart, revealing concerns that Jackson wouldn\'t be able to perform the shows as planned, that a lawyer at their parent company referred to Michael Jackson as "the freak,\'\' and that Jackson was derided even though the company had invested more than $30 million in his shows.
Jackson\'s greatest hits were in heavy rotation throughout the trial, with jurors watching footage of him moonwalking across stages and playing to packed arenas around the globe, with some fans so overcome with emotion that some had to be carried out on stretchers. A world few saw was also on display, with private videos of Christmas mornings Jackson spent with his children and stories about his devotion to them being recounted throughout the trial.
AEG Live, meanwhile, laid out Jackson\'s medical history, presenting testimony about his use of drugs, including the powerful painkiller Demerol, for pain stemming from an accident that occurred decades ago while he was filming a Pepsi commercial. Jackson had no trace of that drug in his system when he died.
The lawyers called witnesses who recounted Jackson\'s use of propofol dating back to the 1990s. In 1997, two German doctors administered the anesthetic to help the singer sleep between shows in Munich.
Jackson\'s mother and his three children are supported by his estate, which provides a comfortable lifestyle for them and erased hundreds of millions of dollars in debts by debuting new projects and releasing new