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James Holmes Trial

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Maddow Blasts Law Requiring Aurora Shooting Victim's Parents To Pay Gun Manufacturers

HuffingtonPost.com | Gabriel Arana | Posted 05.22.2015 | Media

Rachel Maddow debuted an Outrage-O-Meter on her show Thursday night, and quickly put it to the test with a story about the ongoing trial of James Holm...

Jury Sees Autopsy Photos Of Movie Theater Shooting Victims

Reuters | Posted 05.21.2015 | Crime

By Keith Coffman CENTENNIAL, Colo., May 21 (Reuters) - Detectives who searched the booby-trapped apartment of Colorado movie massacre...

Theater Shooter's Lawyers Desperate To Limit Gore, Emotion

AP | By SADIE GURMAN | Posted 05.19.2015 | Crime

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Defense attorneys in the Colorado theater shooting trial are trying hard to keep jurors from knowing the worst details of t...

Holmes' Lawyers Object To Testimony That's Too 'Upsetting'

Reuters | Posted 05.11.2015 | Crime

By Keith Coffman CENTENNIAL, Colo., May 11 (Reuters) - Lawyers trying to avoid the death penalty for Colorado movie massacre gunman Ja...

Insane Or Evil? Trial Fills In Details Of Colorado Movie Gunman

Reuters | Keith Coffman and Daniel Wallis | Posted 05.02.2015 | Crime

(Reuters) - Harrowing accounts from survivors dominated the first week of Colorado's movie theater massacre trial, but amid the tears a much more deta...

Officers Describe Hellish Scene In Theater After Shootings

AP | SADIE GURMAN | Posted 04.30.2015 | Crime

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Officers who rushed to the scene of the Colorado theater shooting entered a hellish world of bloody victims, noxious smells...

Police: Holmes Keenly Interested In Shooting's Aftermath

AP | By SADIE GURMAN and DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 05.01.2015 | Crime

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — The bodies lay where they fell, sprawled on steps or wedged between rows of seats, surrounded by spent ammunition, scattere...

Holmes' Stoic Behavior In Court At Heart Of Trial

AP | By SADIE GURMAN | Posted 04.29.2015 | Crime

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — The courtroom where the Colorado theater shooting trial is unfolding is awash with emotion as survivors recount the horrors...

Survivors Of Colorado Theater Shooting Begin Gruesome Testimony

AP | Posted 04.28.2015 | Crime

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Katie Medley, nine months pregnant and crouching between the seats of a movie theater filling with tear gas, gunfire and sc...

The James Holmes Trial Starts Monday. Here's What You Need To Know.

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 04.27.2015 | Crime

Early in the morning of July 20, 2012, a gunman wearing ballistic gear and carrying an assault weapon, three other guns and gas canisters stormed a so...

Will Insanity Defense Save James Holmes?

AP | SADIE GURMAN | Posted 04.27.2015 | Crime

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Two versions of the unstable mind of James Holmes were presented to a jury Monday as lawyers revealed many more details abo...

Opening Statements Begin In Holmes Trial

AP | SADIE GURMAN | Posted 04.28.2015 | Crime

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Two versions of the unstable mind of James Holmes were presented to a jury Monday as lawyers revealed many more details abo...

Jury Selected For Colorado Theater Shooting Trial

AP | Posted 04.14.2015 | Crime

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — A jury was seated Tuesday in the death penalty trial of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes after a selection process tha...

Jury Selection Finally Winding Down In Colorado Shooting Case

AP | Posted 04.10.2015 | Crime

Jury selection in the Colorado theater shooting case is winding down as prosecutors and defense attorneys finish individually questioning candidates a...

Prosecutors Oppose Moving Theater Shooting Trial

Reuters | Posted 03.30.2015 | Crime

By Keith Coffman DENVER, March 30 (Reuters) - Prosecutors in the Colorado cinema massacre case oppose a request by lawyers defending ...

Jury Selection Begins In Colorado Theater Shooting Trial

Reuters | Posted 03.22.2015 | Crime

(Adds details on Holmes' appearance) By Keith Coffman and Daniel Wallis CENTENNIAL, Co., Jan 20 (Reuters) - A judge in C...

The State of Colorado vs. James Holmes: Why the Death Penalty?

Dr. Xavier Amador | Posted 03.14.2015 | Denver
Dr. Xavier Amador

I don't know the details of James Holmes' state of mind at the time of the tragic shootings, but I do know there is an evolving standard of decency in this country when it comes to exposing seriously mentally ill citizens to the death penalty.

Why Is James Holmes' Trial So Delayed?

AP | Posted 12.20.2014 | Crime

DENVER (AP) -- Defense lawyers acknowledge that James Holmes opened fire on an Aurora movie theater auditorium on July 20, 2012, killing 12 people and...

'HE IS NOT A MONSTER': James Holmes' Parents Plead For Son's Life

AP | SADIE GURMAN | Posted 02.18.2015 | Crime

DENVER (AP) — The parents of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes begged Friday for his life to be spared through a plea bargain — a move that re...

Judge Won't Delay Colorado Theater Shooting Trial

AP | Posted 12.10.2014 | Crime

DENVER (AP) — The judge overseeing the Colorado theater shooting case has refused to delay the trial despite defense attorneys' request for more tim...

Judge Summoning 9,000 Jurors For Theater Shooting Trial

AP | Posted 11.07.2014 | Crime

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — The judge overseeing the Colorado theater shooting case says he plans to issue 9,000 summonses to prospective jurors. Judg...

Accused Cinema Gunman's Lawyers Want Second Sanity Exam Barred

Reuters | Posted 12.31.2014 | Crime

By Keith Coffman DENVER, Oct 30 (Reuters) - Defense lawyers in the Colorado theater massacre case want a second court-ordered sanity ...

New Date Set For James Holmes Trial

AP | Posted 12.27.2014 | Crime

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado judge has postponed the death penalty trial for movie theater shooter James Holmes so that Holmes' attorneys can...

Theater Shooting Trial To Be Delayed Under Certain Conditios

AP | Posted 10.23.2014 | Crime

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Prosecutors would agree to push back the trial for the man charged in the Colorado theater shootings so defense attorneys c...

Judge Rejects Request For More Time From Accused Theater Shooter's Defense

AP | Posted 07.22.2014 | Crime

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Defense attorneys in the Colorado theater shooting case pleaded Tuesday for more time so they can interview a psychiatrist ...