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The verdict and highlights of the Michael Jackson-AEG trial

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Superior Court Judge Yvette M. Palazuelos gathers the verdict documents moments before they are publicly disclosed in the Jackson V. AEG Live civil trial for the death of Michael Jackson in the Superior Court Dept. 222 October 2, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. The jury determined that AEG Live is not liable in Jackson's death and will not have to pay compensation to the Jackson family. The ruling found that AEG Live hired Conrad Murray but that he was not unfit. Pool/Getty Images

The verdict yesterday that AEG was not responsible for Michael Jackson's death was met with outcry from fans. 

Jackson' mother and his three children filed a lawsuit against the concert promoter for negligence when the singer was preparing for the AEG's sponsored "This Is It" tour in Europe.

The trial lasted five-months and cost millions of dollars. To re-cap the highlights and sum up the expenses we are joined by the LA Times' Jeff Gottlieb.

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