If James Holmes is found not guilty by reason of insanity in the Colorado theater massacre, he would be committed indefinitely to the state mental hospital and could — in theory, at least — be released someday.
The judge overseeing the Aurora theater shooting case is refusing to delay the trial despite defense attorneys’ requests for more time.
Prosecutors in the Colorado theater shooting case are asking the judge to reject the latest defense request to delay the trial that’s scheduled to start Jan. 20.
Attorneys in the Colorado theater shooting case are arguing over whether videos of James Holmes’ volunteer work as a teenager can be shown during sentencing if he is convicted.
Defense attorneys in the Colorado theater shooting case are again asking a judge to delay the trial, less than two weeks before jury selection is set to begin.
Prosecutors and defense attorneys in the Colorado theater shooting case are accusing each other of withholding key information again, just weeks before the trial is set to begin.
Twelve potential jurors in the Aurora theater shooting case have been excused because they are prosecution witnesses, and another was dismissed because she works for the district attorney’s office.
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.
The parents of James Holmes pleaded Friday for his life to be spared if he is convicted of killing 12 people and injuring 70 others after opening fire in an Aurora movie theater.
Summons have gone out to find jurors for the James Holmes trial in the Aurora theater shooting from July 2012. Nine thousand have been sent to potential jurors, the most ever for a criminal case in Colorado.