June 27, 2009 - The Los Angeles Police Department questions Murray extensively in connection with Jackson's death.
July 22, 2009 - Houston police serve a search warrant on Murray's clinic and a storage unit. Later, Las Vegas police search Murray's Red Rock Canyon Country Club residence and doctor's office.
August 24, 2009 - After reviewing toxicology results, the Los Angeles coroner makes a preliminary conclusion that an overdose of the drug propofol is responsible for Jackson's death.
August 28, 2009 - A Los Angeles coroner's report declares Jackson's death a homicide, due to the amount of drugs in his system.
August 2009 - Murray closes his Las Vegas clinic due to death threats and financial problems.
November 20, 2009 - Murray resumes practice at his Houston clinic.
February 8, 2010 - He surrenders to authorities in Los Angeles and is arraigned in Los Angeles County Superior Court on a charge of involuntary manslaughter. He pleads not guilty, surrenders his passport and makes bail of $75,000. As part of his bond, Murray is allowed to practice medicine but may not administer any anesthesia to patients.
February 10, 2010 - Resumes his practice in Las Vegas, out of another doctor's office.
April 10, 2010 - Texas limits medical license to exclude anesthesia.
June 14, 2010 - A judge in Los Angeles rules that Murray can continue to practice medicine in California.
June 2010 - Nevada restricts scope of medical practice to exclude anesthesia.
January 11, 2011 - Murray's license to practice medicine in California is suspended for the length of the trial.
January 25, 2011 - Enters a plea of "not guilty" at his arraignment on charges of involuntary manslaughter in the death of Michael Jackson.
July 2011 - Nevada medical license expires.
September 8, 2011 - Jury selection in Murray's trial begins.
September 27, 2011 - Opening arguments begin.
October 24, 2011 - The prosecution rests its case, and the defense begins presenting its case later the same day.
November 1, 2011 - The defense rests, Murray does not testify.
November 7, 2011 - After deliberating for 10 hours and seven minutes, the jury finds Murray guilty of involuntary manslaughter.
November 29, 2011 - Murray receives the maximum sentence, four years behind bars, in the death of Michael Jackson.
December 4, 2011 - Notice is filed in Los Angeles Superior Court that Murray will appeal his involuntary manslaughter conviction.
December 29, 2011 - The State of California suspends Murray's medical license.
January 27, 2012 -- Murray files request to be released on his own recognizance or on bail while awaiting appeal.
February 10, 2012 - The Texas Medical Board suspends Murray's medical license.
February 24, 2012 - Murray is denied bail while appealing his conviction.