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Michael Jackson Jury Clears Promoter in Death

Singer's mother sued over hiring of doctor

(Newser) - A jury has rejected a claim that the promoter of Michael Jackson's comeback concerts was negligent in hiring the doctor who killed the superstar with a drug overdose. The verdict was read today, roughly five months after opening statements in the case filed by Jackson's mother. Katherine Jackson... More »

Star-Studded Jackson Civil Trial Kicks Off Today

Prince, Spike Lee, and more on the witness list as mom sues concert promoter

(Newser) - Michael Jackson's doctor has already been held accountable in his death, and today his mother will set out to prove that his concert promoter should be, too. The wrongful death suit against Anschutz Entertainment Group promises to provide, according to the AP , the "most complete account" yet of... More »

Judge OKs Jackson Merchandising Deal

(Newser) - A judge has approved a deal that will bring more Michael Jackson merchandise to store shelves. The judge heard from attorneys for Jackson's mother, Katherine, the current administrators of Jackson's estate and a newly appointed attorney for the singer's three young children. The merchandise agreement allows for items such as... More »

Concert Firm Hawks Jackson 'Final Days' Film

(Newser) - The promoter for Michael Jackson's never-to-be comeback concerts and the late singer's estate are seeking $50 million from Hollywood studios for the rights to distribute a film about the King of Pop's final days that will include concert rehearsal videos, reports the Wall Street Journal. AEG Live, which made the... More »

Jackson Fans to Get Refund—or Tickets

Many fans likely to opt for pricey Jacko souvenir instead of money back

(Newser) - The 750,000 people in 200 countries who bought ticket vouchers for Michael Jackson's planned 50-gig comeback will be able to get full refunds, the Los Angeles Times reports. Promoters AEG Live say any fans who paid for tickets through authorized agents will have the choice of getting either their... More »

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