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Conrad Murray to appeal conviction

Dr. Conrad Murray notified the Los Angeles Superior Court Friday that he will exercise his right to appeal his manslaughter conviction in the death of Michael Jackson.

Murray was sentenced to four years in the Los Angeles County Jail on November 29, three weeks after the jury found him guilty of killing the pop star.

Click here to read Murray’s notice of appeal

One of Murray’s defense attorneys, Nareg Gourjian said, "He disagrees with the jury's findings and the pretrial rulings made by the court." Murray has not hired a appellate attorney to represent him in the process, said Gourjian.

The appeal notice was filed "In Pro Per," which that means he's representing himself. Gourjian said it’s common for the notice of appeal to be filed before an appellate attorney is hired.

In the court of public opinion, the appeal casts an even darker shadow on Murray.

"Conrad Murray refuses to take responsibility for his own actions in MJ’s death,”BuzzInTheCity posted on Twitter. "Him filling an appeal is just…" You can fill in the blank for yourself.

Legal expert Mari Fagel calls the appeal "delusional."

"Even more offensive than his total lack of remorse is his expectation that the public foot the bill for his appeal," Fagel wrote in a Huffington Post article.

"Do you think he stands a chance?" 983TheCoast asked on Twitter. Let us know what you think!

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