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Conrad Murray's medical license could be permanently revoked by CA

Wednesday, July 11, 2012
A sheriff is seen in court preparing to take Dr. Conrad Murray into custody in this undated file photo.

A sheriff is seen in court preparing to take Dr. Conrad Murray into custody in this undated file photo. (KABC Photo)

The California attorney general's office has set out to permanently revoke the medical license of Dr. Conrad Murray.

The state is accusing Murray of being incompetent and negligent in the death of Michael Jackson in 2009.

His license was suspended following his conviction for felony involuntary manslaughter in November 2011.

Murray's suspended license could be renewed, but a revoked license cannot. Murray's attorney says he will contest the new charges.

Prosecutors said Murray abandoned medical judgment when he complied with Jackson's requests for a surgical anesthetic to help him sleep.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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