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James Holmes in court on Sept. 30, 2012 (credit: Bill Robles)

Colorado Top Court Rejects Holmes Appeal

The Colorado Supreme Court on Thursday rejected Aurora theater shooting defendant James Holmes’ request that he not have to undergo a second psychiatric evaluation.

05/08/2014

James Holmes in court on Sept. 30, 2012 (credit: Bill Robles)

Holmes’ Appeal Of Sanity Exam Is Secret, For Now

Lawyers for the man charged in the Colorado movie theater massacre have asked the state Supreme Court to overturn the presiding judge’s order for a second sanity evaluation, but the appeal is sealed.

05/06/2014

James Holmes in court on Sept. 30, 2012 (credit: Bill Robles)

Holmes Judge Denies Motions On Pretrial Procedures

Attorneys for the Colorado theater shooting defendant are asking the state Supreme Court to overturn the presiding judge’s order allowing victims to attend the trial even if they’ll be called as prosecution witnesses.

05/05/2014

James Holmes in court on Sept. 30, 2012 (credit: Bill Robles)

Holmes Lawyers Object To Use Of Outside Judges

Defense attorneys in the Colorado theater shootings are objecting to a request by the district attorney’s office to ask other judges to issue subpoenas in the case.

05/01/2014

James Holmes in court on Sept. 30, 2012 (credit: Bill Robles)

DA: Holmes Defense Tried To Sway Potential Jurors

Prosecutors in the Colorado theater shootings are accusing the defense of trying to influence potential jurors when they publicized James Holmes’ willingness to plead guilty in exchange for a life sentence.

04/29/2014

James Holmes in court on Sept. 30, 2012 (credit: Bill Robles)

Prosecutors Say Holmes Trial Shouldn’t Be Moved

Prosecutors in the Colorado theater shootings said the judge shouldn’t move the trial out of the suburban Denver county where the massacre occurred in 2012.

04/29/2014

James Holmes in court on Sept. 30, 2012 (credit: Bill Robles)

Holmes Prosecutors Hint At Possible New Searches

Prosecutors in the Colorado theater shooting case hinted they may want to search for additional evidence or look for more documents, although they aren’t publicly saying why.

04/28/2014

James Holmes in court on Sept. 30, 2012 (credit: Bill Robles)

James Holmes’ Attorneys Appeal Sanity Exam Order

Attorneys for Colorado theater shooting defendant James Holmes are appealing a judge’s order requiring a second sanity evaluation to the state’s Supreme Court.

04/23/2014

James Holmes in court on Sept. 30, 2012 (credit: Bill Robles)

Judge Won’t Halt 2nd Sanity Review Of James Holmes

The judge in the Colorado theater shooting case is rejecting a defense attempt to block a second sanity evaluation of defendant James Holmes.

04/14/2014

James Holmes in court on Sept. 30, 2012 (credit: Bill Robles)

Holmes Defense: Close Hearing On Jury Questions

Attorneys for the man charged with killing 12 people at a Colorado theater have asked the judge to bar the public and media from a hearing on a questionnaire that prospective jurors will fill out.

04/08/2014

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