Attorneys Confirm They Are Considering Insanity Plea In Case of Aurora Theater Shooter

Posted 1 year ago

By Scott Carlson

james-holmesLawyers for Colorado theater shooting suspect James Holmes have for the first time confirmed they are considering entering a plea of not guilty by reason of insanity on behalf of their client.

But they say in a motion made public Friday that Holmes shouldn’t have to enter a plea until the judge rules on whether Colorado’s insanity law is unconstitutional.

They say the law is unfair to defendants who invoke it because it requires the disclosure of potentially incriminating mental health records, while those who simply plead not guilty are not required to turn over evidence.

The 25-year-old Holmes is charged with going on a rampage in July at a suburban Denver movie theater that killed 12 people and injured 70. Holmes is scheduled to enter a plea March 12.


  • J-man

    hang that crazy mother&*%$^$

    Current score: 0
  • Inside-Man

    Crazy or not he is still a serious danger, why take that risk?

    Current score: 0
  • http://www.kosovahaber.net/registermember baytown hotels

    Twenty five percent space of the town is under the green
    cowl that makes this city additional viable and recent particularly within the monsoon season.
    Samsung M620 Black mobile is just big enough to display four
    icons side by side and measures only 1. Since it is an HD radio, it produces
    clear treble and bass tones, and has static radio reception.

    Current score: 0
  • https://www.jackandjill.ie/?s=Search Amee

    It is absolutely simpler over a lot of men and women believe.
    As you progress to the next higher level, the game becomes tougher.

    Customers seeing those two price points might hesitate to
    buy Microsoft’s option.

    Current score: 0