Jackson Trial Update: Jury Begins Deliberations Closing arguments have ended in the Michael Jackson trial, and the pop singer's fate is now in the hands of a 12-person jury. Jackson faces 10 criminal counts, including four counts of child molestation, and a potential of 18 years behind bars. Most observers believe a verdict won't be reached until the middle of next week, at the earliest.
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Jackson Trial Update: Jury Begins Deliberations

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Jackson Trial Update: Jury Begins Deliberations

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Closing arguments have ended in the Michael Jackson trial, and the pop singer's fate is now in the hands of a 12-person jury. Jackson faces 10 criminal counts, including four counts of child molestation, and a potential of 18 years behind bars. Most observers believe a verdict won't be reached until the middle of next week, at the earliest.