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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.
But prosecutors said they would oppose a delay of more than four or five weeks because most of the victims do not want the trial postponed any longer.
Attorneys for James Holmes asked for the postponement Tuesday, and the judge gave prosecutors until Wednesday to respond. The doctor’s findings haven’t been released
Attorneys for James Holmes made the revelation in court documents released Tuesday that deal with what evidence the defense must share with prosecutors. The doctor’s findings haven’t been released
CENTENNIAL | The judge overseeing the Colorado theater shooting case says he won’t tell victims not to show emotion when they testify during the trial’s penalty phase. Judge Carlos A. Samour Jr. said Thursday defense attorneys’ request to require victims to not show emotion while on the witness stand is unrealistic, offensive and insensitive. He also denied […]
The evaluation, which will remain sealed, was delivered to the court Wednesday and the two sides are expected to receive copies of it this afternoon, Judge Carlos Samour wrote in an order released Wednesday