Michael Jackson, Conrad Murray, Nancy Grace

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If there's an injustice going on in the world (like the murder of Caylee Anthony), TV attorney Nancy Grace is sure to have a very strong opinion.

And since the world is currently riveted by the trial of Michael Jackson's doctor, Conrad Murray—with numerous damning allegations against the doctor piling up fast, from hiding drug vials to not calling 911 right away—we wanted to see what the tough-talking Grace had to say.

True to form, she was definite in her opinion, and she thinks Murray is an out-and-out "murderer."

"My biggest problem is with the charge itself," Grace told me exclusively. "[Murray] should have been charged with murder one, it's a clear cut-case. Do you realize Murray could get off with probation and a fine with this charge? Michael Jackson is dead!"

I asked the HLN star if she really felt Murray tried to kill Jackson, who famously had a drug addiction problem.

"It doesn't matter," she said emphatically, explaining why she would have gone with a murder-one charge instead of involuntary manslaughter. "It's not about his intent. It's about his actions, which is all that matters here. He knowingly gave his patient Propofol, a life-threatening drug, and did not stay to attend to him! That's what this is about!"

Who's winning the case so far, defense or prosecution?

"I would never say, until I had heard both cases," said Grace, who perhaps remains slightly jaded after Casey Anthony was exonerated for the murder of her daughter, Caylee.

"All you have to do is look to the case of Casey Anthony to see a trial that did not deliver what it promised in its opening statements," added Grace, who's made no secret of the fact that she thinks Casey is guilty.

And since the defense of innocent children is one of Nancy's strongest—and most consistent—arguments, I asked her if she would put Michael Jackson's children on the stand, as they were witnesses to his death, to a degree.

"Would I like to?" asked Nancy Grace, the mother of two kids. "No."

"Would I?" asked Nancy Grace, the bullish former prosecutor. "Yes."

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