Public spending to investigate and prosecute Colorado theater shooting defendant James Holmes has surpassed $2.2 million, weeks before opening statements in his trial, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press.
The process of assembling a jury to try James Holmes in the Colorado theater shooting that left 12 people dead and injured 70 has had moments ranging from the mundane to the surreal.
Jury selection in the Colorado theater shooting trial is continuing with attorneys asking prospective jurors about their views on the death penalty and mental illness.
Questioning of the potential members of the James Holmes jury may be lengthy. They will have to be “death qualified,” to be able to impose the death penalty should the trial get to that point. CBS4’s Alan Gionet asks the Good Question, “What’s it like to be on a jury?”
Jury selection in the Aurora Theater Shooting trial has entered its second phase as attorneys began questioning potential jurors individually.
A prospective juror was released Wednesday from the Colorado theater shooting case after she tearfully told a judge her mother had been murdered and she was wounded five years ago in an unrelated attack.
The judge overseeing the Colorado theater shooting case says jury selection is going so efficiently that the first phase will be cut short by several days.
The judge overseeing jury selection for the trial of James Holmes says he might be in a position to speed up the process.
More than 90 potential jurors were released during the fourth day of jury selection in the Aurora theater shooting case.
The third day of jury selection has begun in the Colorado theater shooting trial of defendant James Holmes.