Getting Michael's Ear

At his arraignment last week on grand jury charges in his child molestation case, Michael Jackson had a new, more subdued demeanor, as well as a new lead attorney by his side--Thomas Mesereau, who replaced Mark Geragos after Jackson complained that Geragos (also Scott Peterson's attorney) wasn't devoting enough attention to his case. In court, Jackson nodded as his not-guilty pleas were entered on all charges, including four counts of lewd acts involving a child, four counts of administering an intoxicating agent to a child and a conspiracy count involving allegations of child abduction, false imprisonment and extortion. He was released...

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