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.
The judge overseeing the Colorado theater shooting case says jury selection is going so efficiently that the first phase will be cut short by several days.
The judge overseeing jury selection for the trial of James Holmes says he might be in a position to speed up the process.
More potential jurors in the Colorado theater shooting trial have been released for reasons ranging from language barriers or residency issues, or because they have a relative connected to the case.
The third day of jury selection has begun in the Colorado theater shooting trial of defendant James Holmes.