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Michael Jackson leaves with his attorney Tom Mesereau, (Credit: AP Photo)

Michael Jackson leaves with his attorney Tom Mesereau, upper right, mother Katherine and father Joe, left, as he leaves the Santa Barbara County Courthouse in Santa Maria, Calif.

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Michael Jackson leaves with his attorney Tom Mesereau,
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Michael Jackson leaves with his attorney Tom Mesereau, upper right, mother Katherine and father Joe, left, as he leaves the Santa Barbara County Courthouse in Santa Maria, Calif.

Singer Michael Jackson (L) and his mother, Katherine
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Singer Michael Jackson (L) and his mother, Katherine Jackson, pass through security at the Santa Barbara County Courthouse in Santa Maria, California. Jackson is charged in a 10-count indictment with molesting a boy, plying him with liquor and conspiring to commit child abduction, false imprisonment and extortion.

Singer Michael Jackson (C) and his father, Joe
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Singer Michael Jackson (C) and his father, Joe Jackson (Cneter-L), arrive at the Santa Barbara County Courthouse in Santa Maria, California. Michael Jackson is charged in a 10-count indictment with molesting a boy, plying him with liquor and conspiring to commit child abduction, false imprisonment and extortion.

Michael Jackson's lead defense attorney Thomas Mesereau, Jr.
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Michael Jackson's lead defense attorney Thomas Mesereau, Jr. (L) arrives at the Santa Barbara County courthouse for Jackson's child molestation trial in Santa Maria, California. Jackson is charged in a 10-count indictment with molesting a boy, plying him with liquor and conspiring to commit child abduction, false imprisonment and extortion.

Michael Jackson fans Martin Russo, left, and Enrico
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Michael Jackson fans Martin Russo, left, and Enrico Ardito of Milan, Italy, hold up signs as they wait for Jackson to arrive at the Santa Barbara County Courthouse in Santa Maria, Calif. The two traveled from Italy to support Jackson.

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Michael Jackson waves to fans as he arrives
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Michael Jackson waves to fans as he arrives at the Santa Barbara County Courthouse in Santa Maria, Calif.

Pop star Michael Jackson talks with his father,
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Pop star Michael Jackson talks with his father, Joe Jackson, as they leave the Santa Barbara County Courthouse, in Santa Maria, Calif. following the first day of defense testimony in Michael Jackson's trial on charges of child molestation.

Defense witness for the Michael Jackson child molestation
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Defense witness for the Michael Jackson child molestation trial Brett Barnes (R) arrives at the Santa Barbara County Superior Court for Michael Jackson's child molestation trial in Santa Maria, California. Jackson is charged in a 10-count indictment with molesting a boy, plying him with liquor and conspiring to commit child abduction, false imprisonment and extortion.

Defense witness for the Michael Jackson child molestation
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Defense witness for the Michael Jackson child molestation trial, choreographer Wade Robson, arrives for court at the Santa Barbara County Courthouse in Santa Maria, California. Defence lawyers in Michael Jackson's child sex trial pushed Thursday for his acquittal, arguing that 10 weeks of prosecution testimony had failed to make a case against the pop icon. The move to convince Judge Rodney Melville that Jackson should be allowed to walk free immediately, came a day after prosecutors rested their case. The motion for acquittal claimed that the "inherently improbable" testimony by Jackson's alleged victim and his younger brother "did not establish substantial evidence" that the singer fondled the then 13-year-old boy and served him alcohol two years ago.

Joe Jackson, father of the singer Michael Jackson,
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Joe Jackson, father of the singer Michael Jackson, arrives at the Santa Barbara County Superior Court for Michael Jackson's child molestation trial in Santa Maria, California. Jackson is charged in a 10-count indictment with molesting a boy, plying him with liquor and conspiring to commit child abduction, false imprisonment and extortion.

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Michael Jackson waves to his fans as he
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Michael Jackson waves to his fans as he arrives at the Santa Barbara County Courthouse in Santa Maria, Calif. for the start of the defense portion of Jackson's trial on charges of child molestation.

Michael Jackson departs the Santa Barbara County courthouse
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Michael Jackson departs the Santa Barbara County courthouse during the second day of defense arguments in Santa Maria, California. Jackson is charged in a 10-count indictment with molesting a boy, plying him with liquor and conspiring to commit child abduction, false imprisonment and extortion.

Michael Jackson's defense witness Lisbeth Barnes (L) and
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Michael Jackson's defense witness Lisbeth Barnes (L) and lead defence investigtor Scott Ross depart the Santa Barbara County courthouse after giving her testimony during the second day of defense arguments in Santa Maria, California. Jackson is charged in a 10-count indictment with molesting a boy, plying him with liquor and conspiring to commit child abduction, false imprisonment and extortion.

Defense witnesses in the child molestation trial of
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Defense witnesses in the child molestation trial of pop star Michael Jackson, Chantal Robson (L) and her mother Joy Robson, arrive for court at the Santa Barbara County Courthouse in Santa Maria, California.

Michael Jackson supporter B.J. Hickman yells with a

Michael Jackson supporter B.J. Hickman yells with a sign as Jackson arrives at the Santa Barbara County Courthouse for the second day of the defense's case in his child molestation trial in Santa Maria, California. Jackson is charged in a 10-count indictment with molesting a boy, plying him with liquor and conspiring to commit child abduction, false imprisonment and extortion.

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Singer Michael Jackson flashes a "V" sign as
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Singer Michael Jackson flashes a "V" sign as he arrives at the Santa Barbara County Courthouse for the second day of defense arguments in Santa Maria, California. Jackson is charged in a 10-count indictment with molesting a boy, plying him with liquor and conspiring to commit child abduction, false imprisonment and extortion.

Tears stain the face of Jessalyn Kamiya, left,
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Tears stain the face of Jessalyn Kamiya, left, while her friend Vanessa Castro screams during the arrival of Michael Jackson at the Santa Barbara County Courthouse in Santa Maria, Calif. for continuing defense testimony in Jackson's trial on charges of child molestation.

Defense witness Ramon Velasco (L) talks with defense
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Defense witness Ramon Velasco (L) talks with defense investigator Scott Ross (R) during a break in testimony in the child molestation trial of the US pop star.Michael Jackson at Santa Barbara County Superior Court in Santa Maria, CA.

Jermaine Jackson is wanded as he and his
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Jermaine Jackson is wanded as he and his father Joe Jackson (L) enter the courtroom as the defense continues to present its case during Michael Jackson's child molestation trial at the Santa Barbara County Courthouse in Santa Maria, California. Jackson is charged in a 10-count indictment with molesting a boy, plying him with liquor and conspiring to commit child abduction, false imprisonment and extortion.

Michael Jackson supporters Willy Gijsman of Holland and
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Michael Jackson supporters Willy Gijsman of Holland and two-year-old Johnny Cruise cheer as Jackson arrives at the Santa Barbara County Courthouse for proceedings in his child molestation trial in Santa Maria, California. Jackson is charged in a 10-count indictment with molesting a boy, plying him with liquor and conspiring to commit child abduction, false imprisonment and extortion.

Defense witness Gail Goforth arrives as the defense
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Defense witness Gail Goforth arrives as the defense continues to present its case during Michael Jackson's child molestation trial at the Santa Barbara County Courthouse in Santa Maria, California. Jackson is charged in a 10-count indictment with molesting a boy, plying him with liquor and conspiring to commit child abduction, false imprisonment and extortion.

Defense witness Violet Silva arrives as the defense
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Defense witness Violet Silva arrives as the defense continues to present its case during Michael Jackson's child molestation trial at the Santa Barbara County Courthouse in Santa Maria, California. Jackson is charged in a 10-count indictment with molesting a boy, plying him with liquor and conspiring to commit child abduction, false imprisonment and extortion.

Defense witness Francine Contreras arrives as the defense
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Defense witness Francine Contreras arrives as the defense continues to present its case during Michael Jackson's child molestation trial at the Santa Barbara County Courthouse in Santa Maria, California. Jackson is charged in a 10-count indictment with molesting a boy, plying him with liquor and conspiring to commit child abduction, false imprisonment and extortion.

Singer Michael Jackson (C) arrives as his defense
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Singer Michael Jackson (C) arrives as his defense continues to present its case during Jackson's child molestation trial at the Santa Barbara County Courthouse in Santa Maria, California. Jackson is charged in a 10-count indictment with molesting a boy, plying him with liquor and conspiring to commit child abduction, false imprisonment and extortion.

Michael Jackson supporters display signs as Jackson arrives
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Michael Jackson supporters display signs as Jackson arrives at the Santa Barbara County Courthouse for proceedings in his child molestation trial in Santa Maria, California. Jackson is charged in a 10-count indictment with molesting a boy, plying him with liquor and conspiring to commit child abduction, false imprisonment and extortion.