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    Michael Jackson Manslaughter Trial: Judge Threatens Key Defense Witness With Contempt Citation

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    UPDATE 4:10 p.m.: Court adjourned for the day and testimony will resume Tuesday at 9:30 a.m.

    UPDATE 1:30 p.m.: Judge Michael Pastor admonished White about referring to conversations he had with Murray—bits of testimony he had previously ruled inadmissable. "It's deliberate and I don't like it," Pastor said. "It's not going to happen again." With the jury out of the courtroom, the judge threatened to fine White $1,000 for contempt.

    UPDATE 10:41 a.m.: White reiterated his belief that, in addition to Michael Jackson swallowing lorazepam, the late singer also self-injected the Propofol.

    UPDATE 9:52 a.m.: Walgren asked White if he could justify Murray's failure to call 911. White replied by saying "it was an unusual situation because the house had a security perimeter and no phone lines in the house" as the reason why Murray would have called Jackson's personal assistant instead of calling emergency officials. White agreed that 911 should have been called sooner, "but I don't think it would have made any difference in the outcome of the case."

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    UPDATE 9:20 a.m.:  Dr. White agreed with Walgren that Dr. Murray did deviate from the standard care on June 25, 2009, the day Jackson died. When pressed why Murray didn't have any medical equipment in the bedroom to save Jackson should something go wrong, White replied: "You can't have every device available in an office setting." He also acknowledged that the pulse monitor Murray was using was not adequate to properly monitor Jackson's vitals.
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    This could be a real thriller.

    We're still not sure if this will be the final day of the Michael Jackson involuntary manslaughter trial, but it is the day that the prosecution will begin their cross-examination of the defense's final witness, propofol expert Dr. Paul White.

    He claimed on Friday that Jackson could have self-administered the fatal dose of the drug, giving the jury an out should they wish to find Conrad Murray not guilty, so expect plenty of tense moments in court today as D.A. David Walgren attempts to refute the claim.

    E! Online will as always be livestreaming the proceedings, which are set to kick off at 9:00 a.m. PT.

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