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.
Prospective jurors in the Colorado theater shooting trial presented a judge with a number of excuses on Wednesday for why they shouldn’t be on the panel that decides if defendant James Holmes was insane at the time of the deadly attack.
The judge overseeing the Colorado theater shooting case said Tuesday he will let prosecutors show some photos of the bloody crime scene and the shooter’s apartment but not others.
A second court-ordered psychiatrist to examine the Aurora movie theater gunman will be able to give his opinion about James Holmes’ sanity at trial.
Aurora theater shooting defendant James Holmes has failed in his bid to change the location of his trial for now.