Randy Jackson, Michael Jackson's Brother

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Karma's a bitch.

That's the message from the recovering Randy Jackson to Dr. Conrad Murray, the man accused of having a hand in brother Michael's death.

Fresh out of the hospital after suffering a mild heart attack, the youngest of the Jackson brothers has just issued a blistering statement directed at Murray, who is awaiting trial on involuntary manslaughter charges.

Last week, a Los Angeles judge allowed the embattled doctor to retain his license despite his alleged role in Michael's death.

"The recent court proceedings have been difficult for us as a family," said Randy. "However, it is a necessary process that we are well prepared to endure in our fight for justice for Michael."

On June 14, Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Michael E. Pastor denied a petition to suspend Murray's ability to practice medicine, citing a lack of authority to do so despite calls from the California Medical Board and state Attorney General Jerry Brown, who said that suspending Murray's license was in the interest of protecting the public.

The Jacksons strongly agreed, and while they didn't get their wish, Randy said that the family still has "continued respect and faith" in the judicial system.

Murray has pleaded not guilty and a preliminary hearing in the case is scheduled for Aug. 23.

Randy and several family members are expected to pay their respects at an event dubbed "Forever Michael" set to take place on Saturday, a day after the one-year anniversary of his death.


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