21, Aug 2014 - Colorado judge sets new December 8 trial date in theater massacre case
By Keith Coffman CENTENNIAL Colo. (Reuters) - Jury selection in the much-delayed trial of accused movie theater gunman James Holmes will begin on Dec. 8, a Colorado judge said on Tuesday, dismissing objections by the defense who said they needed more time. Arapahoe County District Judge Carlos Samour made the ruling at a pre-trial hearing in Centennial, a suburb of Denver.
21, Aug 2014 - Arapahoe, CO Colorado theater gunman's lawyers challenge firearms analysis
By Keith Coffman DENVER (Reuters) - Lawyers defending accused theater gunman James Holmes challenged the reliability of firearms analysis on Wednesday, despite conceding that their client was solely responsible for the 2012 massacre that killed 12 moviegoers. In a hearing before Arapahoe County District Court Judge Carlos Samour, public defenders sought to have expert ballistics testimony ...
21, Aug 2014 - Arapahoe, CO Aurora movie theater shooting: Trial date stands for James Holmes
Defense attorneys in the Colorado theater shooting case pleaded Tuesday for more time so they can interview a psychiatrist who conducted the first sanity evaluation of defendant James Holmes, but a judge stuck by a Dec. 8 trial date.
19, Aug 2014 - Arapahoe, CO Trial date stands in Colorado theater shootings
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Defense attorneys in the Colorado theater shooting case pleaded Tuesday for more time so they can interview a psychiatrist who conducted the first sanity evaluation of defendant James Holmes, but a judge stuck by a Dec. 8 trial date.
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 ...