posted on Jan, 11 2013 @ 11:39 PM
The source is an apolitical courthouse news service that covers basic court filings and news relating to the legal world. Here is what they're
DENVER (CN) - Victims of the movie theater massacre in Aurora, Colo. sued the Cinemark movie chain Wednesday, the day before a state judge ruled
that James Holmes must stand trial for the shooting spree that killed 12 and wounded 70 people.
Arapahoe County Judge William Sylvester ruled Thursday night that there is sufficient evidence to hold James Holmes for trial on 166 counts of
murder, attempted murder and weapons charges. Holmes, 25, is accused of massacring people at the midnight opening of the Batman movie "The Dark Knight
Rises," at the
Source - Courthouse News
Both federal complaints contain grisly firsthand accounts of the carnage.
Both complaints say Cinemark USA dba Century Aurora 16 could have prevented the massacre.
Both complaints say: "Upon information and belief, before July 20, 2012, defendant had information that previous disturbances, incidents,
disruptions and other criminal activities had taken place at or near the property of the
It's a very lengthy piece they have there with a great deal quoted out of the civil complaints. I warn everyone, legal filings in a case like this
aren't sanitized or clean in any way.
They are blunt so don't go over to the source if details are not what you want to read. I'm serious on that to be helpful.
However, two very important things to take from this. Of course, Holmes will be standing tria
l. Perhaps more importantly though, civil suits at
the Federal level are started and working. Discovery is a part of that and all kinds of things come out. In fact, EVERYTHING
comes out in
The answers on this one are more certain to be known now, I believe, than would have been likely before. I'm sure family of the victims will insure
the process is pushed to the absolute limits for finding what happened at the level needed to answer the questions.
I figured I would bring this to share though and I think of it squarely under the Good News category.
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