Jury selection began in March (11) and Murray's legal team was in court in Los Angeles on Friday (29Apr11) for a pre-trial hearing, ahead of the 9 May (11) start date. The doctor's lawyers have now asked for the trial - which was originally due to begin in March (11) - to be postponed again.

Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Michael Pastor ordered Murray's lawyers to file an official request and scheduled a hearing on the matter for Monday morning (02May11).