Aurora Shooting Suspect James Holmes Heads to Court
Posted on Mon Jan 07, 2013 at 09:00:00 AM EST
Tags: James Holmes, Aurora Shootings (all tags)
A week-long hearing begins today for Aurora theater shooting suspect James Holmes.
It is both a preliminary hearing and a "proof evident/presumption great" (bail) hearing, which the court refers to as a "preliminary/proof evident" hearing, for short. (No, bail is not really on the table, but the Judge does have to make findings regarding it.)
The defense received permission last week to subpoena and call two witnesses at the hearing, over the objection of prosecutors. The Court's order, which nicely explains the purposes and dual character of the hearing is here. [More...]
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