Carlos A. Samour
Lawyers for the man suspected of killing 12 people in a mass shooting at a Colorado movie theater told a judge Thursday they want the public and the media barred from the entire jury selection process.
The man accused of the mass shooting at an Aurora movie theater in 2012 now faces trial in October.
Lawyers for theater shooting suspect James Holmes launched another legal assault on Colorado’s death penalty laws Friday, arguing they don’t set clear standards and that they make it too hard for jurors to weigh mitigating factors.
A judge says the parents of the man accused of killing 12 people and wounding 70 others at a Colorado movie theater can sit in on his trial.