Requiring Holmes to wear a jail uniform would violate the principle that defendants are presumed to be innocent until proven guilty, the judge said.
The judge also granted prosecutors access to a hotly contested notebook that Holmes sent to a psychiatrist shortly before the July 20 rampage
The defense has resisted allowing prosecutors to see the notebook, saying it’s protected by doctor-patient privilege.
A handful of Democratic state lawmakers in Colorado face recall petition efforts in what looks to be the first wave of fallout over legislative votes to limit gun rights
Lawmakers budgeted nearly $20 million for the expansion, which includes more short-term residential services
Holmes is scheduled for trial in February 2014, but that date could be pushed back as Holmes is sent to the Colorado Mental Health Institute at Pueblo for evaluation.
One focus of the study will be an analysis of when emergency crews responded that night and how they attempted to rescue shooting victims.
I’m talking about the real terrorist threat here in America: the National Rifle Association
One of the aggravating factors prosecutors listed Friday is the death of 6-year-old Veronica Moser-Sullivan, the youngest of dead. Another says the slayings were “especially heinous, cruel or depraved.”