“The disparate reactions by the defendant to the two examinations speak volumes about the differences between the two reports,” Samour said in his ruling.
“We have a number of people who have been horrifically injured, and our pictures are horrific as a result of that,” Assistant Arapahoe County district attorney Karen Pearson said.
CENTENNIAL | Attorneys in the Colorado theater shooting case are heading to court to discuss what photo and video evidence can be shown at trial. A hearing Tuesday will also address audio recordings and the storage of evidence that may be used during the trial of James Holmes. Holmes has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity […]
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“The Court’s orders disparage defense counsel and their advocacy and seem to personally attack defense counsel and the quality of their work,” she wrote.
Samour also refused to exclude certain statements Holmes allegedly made during the exam.
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In a ruling handed down Monday, Samour said he still plans for opening arguments to start in June. Samour added, however, that he said he might grant a short delay.
“There are 336 hours in a two-week period. Considering the manpower and the extensive resources available to defense counsel, and considering further how much notice the defense and its experts have enjoyed regarding deadline at issue, two weeks are sufficient to file any appropriate motions…” Samour said in a ruling released Friday.