The judge in the Colorado theater shooting case says defendant James Holmes’ second sanity evaluation of can be video-recorded despite his lawyers’ objections.
Defense attorneys in the Colorado theater shootings are attacking the reliability of firearms analysis, saying it’s subjective and lacks statistics to measure its accuracy.
The judge in the Colorado theater shooting case said Tuesday he will rule this week on whether a psychiatrist will be allowed to video-record the second sanity evaluation of defendant James Holmes.
The city of Aurora and two police officers who are potential prosecution witnesses in the Colorado theater shootings case are fighting attempts by defense attorneys to get the officers’ disciplinary records.
On July 20, 2012, a man wearing police-style armor killed 12 people and injured 70 during a midnight showing of “The Dark Knight Rises” in Aurora.
A doctor who will evaluate James Holmes’ sanity says he wants to videotape the examination because it will provide a more accurate and thorough record than handwritten notes.
The judge in the Colorado theater shootings case tentatively set a new trial date of Dec. 8.
The trial in the Aurora theater shooting was delayed again Wednesday because the second sanity evaluation of defendant James Holmes will take more time than expected.
Prosecutors in the Colorado theater shooting case are accusing a representative of the defense team of misleading victims, offering to leak sensitive information to them and trying to line up opposition to the death penalty.
Lawyers for the man charged with the Colorado theater shootings are seeking disciplinary records of two more police officers, but they did not say why.