District Attorney George Brauchler is seeking the death penalty against James Holmes. Some question why he won't accept a long-standing guilty plea.
Aurora Theater Shooting
Jury selection is still underway for the trial of James Holmes, which the judge says may last until October.
The second phase of jury selection is expected to take 16 weeks. The trial probably won’t wrap up until October.
Judge Carlos A. Samour Jr. said the woman "lost it" when she was told she would have to return for further questioning.
Jury selection in the Aurora theater shooting trial is moving along quickly, and the cost of the trial is racing up as well.
Judge Carlos Samour said the repetitive, daily process of choosing a jury is "starting to feel a little bit like Groundhog Day."
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Already, 2,000 potential jurors were dismissed because of bad addresses or association with the case. It’s expected to take several months for the court to find 12 jurors and 12 alternates.
Jury selection for the trial of James Holmes starts today. If found guilty, he could either get the death penalty, a long prison sentence, or time in the state's mental health system.
In response to the 2012 theater killings, Colorado added clinics, hotlines and mobile units to support early crisis prevention. At the heart of the initiative are 13 walk-in crisis centers.