23, Feb 2015 - Aurora, CO Robert Gallagher "lit a bright light" for Colorado legal community
When former Arapahoe County District Attorney Robert Gallagher attended law school at the University of Denver, administrators made sure their students knew the curriculum was so tough that many wouldn't graduate.
12, Oct 2014 - Jury questionnaire in Colorado cinema massacre case finalized
By Keith Coffman DENVER (Reuters) - Prospective jurors in the upcoming murder trial of accused Colorado theater gunman James Holmes will be asked to respond in writing to at least 75 questions, a court document made public on Tuesday showed. The disclosure was made in an order by Arapahoe County District Court Judge Carlos Samour that finalized a sealed questionnaire that will be used to screen ...
05, Apr 2014 - Arapahoe, CO Theater shooting jurors won't visit Colorado's death row, judge rules
Jurors deciding the fate of the Aurora movie theater gunman will not take a trip to Colorado's death row, hear about prison conditions or examine punishments meted out in other murder cases, according to a string of orders released late Monday.
03, Apr 2014 - Colorado theater gunman loses latest round in court
By Keith Coffman DENVER (Reuters) - A Colorado judge overseeing the mass murder case against a gunman charged with killing 12 people in a suburban Denver movie theater has rejected several defense challenges to the state's death penalty laws and abruptly canceled hearings on the issue. The series of written opinions issued on Friday by Arapahoe County District Court Judge Carlos Samour ...
03, Apr 2014 - Judge in Colorado theater massacre case appoints new sanity evaluator
By Keith Coffman DENVER (Reuters) - A judge overseeing the Colorado movie theater massacre case appointed an evaluator on Tuesday to conduct a second sanity examination of accused gunman James Holmes after earlier ruling a first evaluation to be "incomplete and inadequate." Arapahoe County District Court Judge Carlos Samour, in a written ruling, approved the selection by the state mental ...