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James Holmes Death Penalty

James Holmes Sentenced To Life In Prison For Aurora Theater Shooting

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 08.07.2015 | Crime

"The death of a seriously mentally ill man is not justice, no matter how tragic the case is. Please, no more death." So said defense attorney Tamara B...

Jury Moves Closer To Death Penalty In James Holmes Trial

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 08.03.2015 | Crime

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The James Holmes Jury Has Reached A Sentencing Decision

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 08.03.2015 | Crime

After less than three hours of weighing sentences, the jury in the James Holmes trial has reached a verdict. The court will convene 12:30 p.m. MST on ...

Death Penalty Can Be Considered In Colorado Theater Shooting Case

Associated Press | Simon McCormack | Posted 07.23.2015 | Crime

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Jurors decided unanimously Thursday that the Colorado theater attack was so heinous, depraved and cruel that it deserve...

Death Penalty Case Faces More Challenges

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 09.04.2013 | Crime

Lawyers for the Colorado theater shooting suspect filed at least six new constitutional challenges to the state's death penalty laws on Monday. In...

Death Penalty Standards Too Fuzzy, Say Shooting Suspect's Lawyers

AP | DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 08.17.2013 | Crime

DENVER -- Lawyers for theater shooting suspect James Holmes launched another legal assault on Colorado's death penalty laws Friday, arguing they don't...

Aurora Theater Shooting Prosecutors: The Laws Are Clear

AP | Posted 07.15.2013 | Denver

CENTENNIAL, Colo. -- Prosecutors in the Colorado theater shootings say laws on insanity and the death penalty are constitutional and don't need any of...

Obama Presses For Gun Control In Colorado

AP | Posted 06.02.2013 | Politics

BY JIM KUHNHENN, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON -- In danger of losing congressional momentum, President Barack Obama is drawing attention to Colo...

Prosecutors To Seek Death Penalty

Posted 04.01.2013 | Crime

Prosecutors in Colorado sent a clear message to James Holmes and his defense team on Monday: Only the ultimate punishment will suffice. George Brau...

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Aurora Movie Theater Shooter Will Soon Know Whether He Faces The Death Penalty | Steven Hoffer | Posted 03.31.2013 | Crime

In a state where capital punishment is legal but seldom used, prosecutors in Colorado considering a death penalty case against James Holmes are weighi...

Death Penalty For Aurora Shooting Suspect Is Tough Call To Make

AP | DAN ELLIOTT and P. SOLOMON BANDA | Posted 05.28.2013 | Crime

DENVER — Prosecutors in the Colorado theater shooting on Thursday rejected an offer from suspect James Holmes to plead guilty in exchange for av...

Attorneys Spar Over Whether Colorado Insanity Pleas Are Unconstitutional

AP | DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 05.06.2013 | Denver

DENVER — Prosecutors in the deadly Colorado movie theater shooting are disputing defense arguments that the state law on insanity pleas is uncon...

Aurora Survivor Calls For Suspect's Death By 'Firing Squad'

Posted 08.01.2012 | Crime

A survivor of the "Dark Knight" massacre has publicly called for the alleged shooter to suffer the death penalty by firing squad. Carli Richards, w...