Prosecutors and defense lawyers in the Colorado theater shootings case say witnesses would be vulnerable to harassment and threats if cameras are allowed in court during the trial.
Officials have tapped former Arapahoe County Sheriff Grayson Robinson to oversee the Denver Sheriff Department’s beleaguered internal affairs bureau.
The parents of a woman killed in the Colorado theater shootings filed a lawsuit Tuesday accusing four online retailers of improperly selling ammunition, tear gas, a high-capacity magazine and body armor used in the attack.
There is more legal fallout from the Aurora theater shooting as a lawsuit is expected to be filed Tuesday against ammunition companies.
The judge in the Colorado theater shooting trial has rejected a defense motion to bar testimony about fingerprint analysis at James Holmes’ trial on murder and attempted murder charges.
Attorneys for news organizations said there is no evidence that courtroom cameras would intimidate witnesses in the Colorado theater shooting trial or violate defendant James Holmes’ rights.
Most victims and family members of those killed in the Aurora theater massacre said they don’t want cameras in the courtroom during the trial of the murder suspect.
Lawyers for the man accused of the Colorado theater massacre are again suggesting he could withdraw his plea of not guilty by reason of insanity.
Prosecutors in the Colorado theater shooting case joined defense lawyers in opposing television coverage inside the courtroom during the trial, saying it would inflict intense and hurtful attention on victims who testify.
Attorneys for Colorado theater shooting defendant James Holmes are asking the judge to bar television coverage inside the courtroom, saying it would violate Holmes’ right to a fair trial.