Psychologist testified that Holmes' IQ score was above average when he first examined him, but went down after two years in jail
Calling into question his note-taking, qualifications and conclusions about gunman James Holmes, the lead prosecutor in Colorado's movie massacre trial put the defense's first expert witness through a withering cross-examination. Brauchler...Show More Summary
Scores of survivors have testified in the trial of James E. Holmes, but jurors have not heard from many others whose lives were changed by the 2012 attack.
A nurse who oversaw the 27-year-old after the 2012 attack summed up his sickening behavior in court Tuesday as 'odd.'
Lawyers for Colorado movie massacre gunman James Holmes sought on Monday to build their case he was legally insane, calling a former co-worker at a pill-coating factory who remembered him as quiet, antisocial and acting oddly. Public...Show More Summary
A psychiatrist who examined James E. Holmes after his shooting rampage in a Colorado movie theater said that Mr. Holmes did not have the capacity to distinguish right from wrong.
Colorado theater shooter's attorneys will attempt to convince jury Holmes was legally insane when he killed 12, wounded 70 others in 2012 attack
CENTENNIAL, Colo. — Attorneys for Colorado theater shooter James Holmes began presenting their case Thursday.
Supreme Court decisions are coming this morning, while movie theater shooter James Holmes’ defense argues in Colorado, and a law firm shutters in New Jersey. This is a round-up of legal news from ALM and around the country.
After two months of often-gruesome testimony, defense lawyers in Colorado theater massacre to offer clinical assessment
Who is the next Dylan Klebold, the next Adam Lanza, the next James Holmes? Who is the next Dylann Roof? Can we figure that out in advance who they are, help them, and prevent the next atrocity? The events at Columbine, Sandy Hook, Aurora, and now Emanuel A.M.E. Show More Summary
Conservatives call Muslim extremism our greatest threat. They might want to take a closer look at U.S. gun laws
Now that Dylann Roof is in custody and has been charged with nine counts of murder, the question is: how will he plead? The speculation in days following in the massacre is that Roof will pleaD like fellow mass shooter James Holmes did and claim not guilty by reason of insanity. Show More Summary
She thought it was a prank - the explosion just fireworks, the hissing some kind of a stink bomb. But Ashley Moser wanted to get out of the packed theater anyway, to protect the unborn child inside of her, to herd her 6-year-old daughter, Veronica Moser-Sullivan, to safety.
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Prosecutors in the Colorado theater shooting trial rested Friday, concluding their argument that James Holmes methodically planned and executed the 2012 massacre in a case that relied heavily — over defense objections...Show More Summary
Prosecutors in the Colorado theater shooting trial rested Friday, concluding their case that James Holmes coldly planned the 2012 massacre.
Charleston shooting demands difficult conversations about guns, race, and mental illness James Holmes was obsessed with Batman. Elliott Rodger thought all women hated him and he needed to exact revenge. Adam Lanza played Dance Dance Revolution and killed innocent first graders, an act that shocked the collective national conscience. Show More Summary
After eight weeks and more than 200 witnesses, prosecutors in Colorado's movie massacre trial will wrap up their case against gunman James Holmes on Friday with heart rending testimony from the mother of his youngest victim. Partially...Show More Summary
Defense argued forcefully to limit testimony from Ashley Moser, whose 6-year-old daughter was among the slain, because it would be too heart-wrenching
The names have been seared into our memories. Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold. Seung-Hui Cho. Jared Lee Loughner. James Holmes. Adam Lanza. And now, allegedly, Dylann Roof. Young men driven to unspeakable acts of violence, often motivated by hatred. In many ways, it's not surprising that perpetrators of these crimes are overwhelmingly young, male and mostly white. Nationwide, […]