Jurors in the Aurora movie theater shooting trial must decide whether James Holmes met the state’s legal definition of insanity when he opened fire on a movie theater in the Denver suburb of Aurora.
A nationally known schizophrenia expert took the stand in James Holmes’ defense Monday and is expected to testify that he was legally insane when he killed 12 people at a crowded Aurora movie premiere.
The prosecution wrapped up in the Aurora theater shooting trial on Friday afternoon. CBS4’s legal analyst reflected on the events of the past eight weeks and looked ahead to what can be expected next in the trial.
Prosecutors in the Colorado theater shooting trial were wrapping up their case Friday against James Holmes after eight weeks of testimony in which they sought to show that the former neuroscience student meticulously planned and carried out the 2012 massacre while knowing it was wrong.
CBS4’s Alan Gionet decided to call on CBS4 Legal Analyst Karen Steinhauser to answer some questions about the Aurora theater shooting trial so far and what to expect looking ahead.
A clear pattern is emerging at the murder trial of Aurora movie theater shooter James Holmes.
The first day of testimony in the Aurora theater shooting trial gave a chilling look at what jurors will be hearing for the next several weeks.
Opening statements ended Monday evening in the trial of the man who opened fire inside the movie theater in Aurora. Both sides focused the jury on the key point of whether James Holmes was sane when he killed 12 people and injured 70 others.
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Some of the survivors in the Aurora Theater Shooting will be called to testify early on in the trial. Opening statements are scheduled for Monday at 12:15 p.m.