LOS ANGELES. The fate of the man charged with administering Jackson’s fatal dose of Propofol may not be known for some time. The proceedings for Dr. Conrad Murray’s involuntary manslaughter trial are set to begin August 23. If convicted, Murray faces up to four years in prison.


Murray was formally charged in February and pleaded not guilty. He was released on $75,000 bail. The judge placed restrictions on what drugs the doctor could prescribe.


California’s Attorney General Jerry Brown has attempted to have Murray’s medical license suspended twice since last year. At the most recent hearing earlier this month, Murray was once again granted permission to continue practicing medicine as he awaits trial.