Attorneys will present their closing arguments in the Aurora theater shooting trial on Tuesday. On Monday attorneys worked out the final details for jury instructions.
The judge on Monday removed a fourth juror in the Aurora theater shooting trial.
Three jurors have been dismissed from the jury of the theater shooting trial.
Prosecutors are methodically building a case that James Holmes knew right from wrong when he planned and carried out the deadly Colorado theater shooting, hoping to convince jurors that he should be convicted and executed and not sent to a mental hospital.
Lawyers for James Holmes are concerned the death penalty sentence delivered in the Boston marathon bombing case could impact the Aurora theater shooting trial.
Two jurors in the Aurora theater shooting trial know witnesses in the case. That information halted court proceedings for a time on Wednesday.
During day seven of the Aurora Theater Shooting Trial, the gunman’s time at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus as a PhD student was scrutinized.
Jury selection in the Colorado theater shooting trial is continuing with attorneys asking prospective jurors about their views on the death penalty and mental illness.
Prospective jurors in the running to serve in the trial of Aurora theater shooting defendant James Holmes will be grilled about their views on the death penalty, mental illness and aspects of the criminal justice system as the second phase of jury selection begins Wednesday.
Jury selection in the Aurora theater shooting case is going faster than expected, and attorneys will start questioning individual jurors Wednesday, about a week sooner than first thought.