Crime analysts testified Monday about how they matched fingerprint evidence in the Colorado theater shooting investigation but provided little new information about the 2012 massacre that left 12 people dead and 70 wounded.
Attorneys in the Aurora theater massacre returned to court for a hearing on whether testimony on fingerprint comparison should be allowed at the trial.
Defense attorneys in the Colorado theater shooting case say the University of Colorado might have withheld records that raise questions about how the school handled defendant James Holmes when he was a student there.
Prosecutors in the Aurora theater shooting case objected to a defense request for a separate investigation into who told a reporter about a notebook that defendant James Holmes sent to his psychiatrist before the deadly shootings.
Attorneys for Colorado theater shooting defendant James Holmes are renewing their attempt to find out who leaked information to a reporter, or to weaken prosecutors’ case if the source can’t be identified.
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.