An article in “The Christian Science Monitor” explores aspects of the preliminary hearing taking place in the case stemming from the mass shooting that occurred last summer at a movie theater in Aurora, CO. Among the legal authorities quoted in the article is Professor Bennett Gershman.
As evidence in the case against James Holmes had not previously been released to the public and the judge had ordered the attorneys working on the case not to discuss it publicly, the hearing provides the first insights into how the case might unfold in court.
“The evidence of guilt is so powerful that I don’t think Holmes has any possible chance of prevailing on the merits,” said Prof. Gershman.
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