As a jury hears a civil case brought par Michael Jackson's mother, information about the superstar's role as father to his children is becoming public.
Courtrooms have supplied the epilogue to Michael Jackson's life. They've provided the forum where his debts have been settled, his final days dissected and his life depicted as a cautionary tale.
In nearly four years of court proceedings, two juries have watched Jackson come to life on video screens. They've watched him spin, dance and then disappear. They've heard his voice, seen his handwriting and viewed photos of his lifeless body.