Carlos A. Samour Jr.
The months-long process of selecting a jury in the Colorado theater shooting case is nearing its end, the judge said as the pool of prospective jurors, once numbering 9,000, was reduced to 93 on Monday.
Jury selection in the Colorado theater shooting case is winding down as prosecutors and defense attorneys finish individually questioning candidates about their views on the death penalty and mental illness.
Opening statements in the Colorado theater shooting case have been set for April 27 – at least a month earlier than expected in the death penalty case.
Defense attorneys in the Colorado theater shooting case have again asked a judge to move the trial, saying most prospective jurors believe defendant James Holmes is guilty and can’t set their opinions aside.
The process of assembling a jury to try James Holmes in the Colorado theater shooting that left 12 people dead and injured 70 has had moments ranging from the mundane to the surreal.
A Vietnam veteran, an attorney and an art director were among the first people questioned directly about their views on the death penalty and mental illness as the second phase of jury selection began in the theater shooting case
A prospective juror was released Wednesday from the Colorado theater shooting case after she tearfully told a judge her mother had been murdered and she was wounded five years ago in an unrelated attack.
One prospective juror said she had a panic attack. Another claimed to have a bad back. A third is in the military and worried he would be deployed during the trial of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes.
One of the deadliest mass shootings in U.S. history will be replayed in a Colorado courtroom – but only after an unprecedented jury pool of 9,000 people is winnowed to a handful.
Jury selection in the trial of the man accused of killing 12 people and injuring 70 others in an attack on a Colorado movie theater is set to begin, with the first of 9,000 prospective jurors reporting to court on Tuesday.