There was already a carnival-like atmosphere outside the Michael Jackson manslaughter trial, as dozens of King of Pop fans, Dr. Conrad Murray supporters, tourists, and news teams have descended on the Los Angeles courthouse on a daily basis. Even a group of unemployed contractors with signs pleading for work have set up shop by the courthouse's front steps, hoping that any of the army of news cameras will broadcast their plight to television audiences. As if the scene couldn't be any more chaotic, welcome the Los Angeles faction of the Occupy Wall Street protestors to the mix.
Just a block away from the district court where Jackson's personal physician is on trial, hundreds of protestors have camped out at Los Angeles' City Hall Park. The Occupy Wall Street movement entered the park on October 1st, but as support for the protests have surged nationwide, the Los Angeles OWS community has swelled to the point that news agencies covering the Jackson trial can't even ignore what's goingRead More »from Occupy Wall Street Protests Spread to the Michael Jackson Manslaughter Trial