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While James Holmes is tried over the Aurora, Colorado massacre, he'll be wearing a harness and a cable attached to the floor, a judge has ruled. Despite defense concerns it could bias the jury, the precaution is necessary because Holmes poses a threat, said Judge Carlos Samour Jr., per Reuters. The cable will look just like the computer cables running off the defense table, Samour said. Previous court appearances have seen Holmes, who has pleaded insanity, handcuffed and restrained. Meanwhile, Samour ruled that the jury in what's expected to be a four-month trial need not be sequestered. It
Look at him! He looks very very weak and mentally unstable, like a man who has had his life ripped apart in a short amount of time.
Originally posted by VoidHawk
Originally posted by Zcustosmorum
reply to post by The0nlytruth
All very well and good but is it the real John Holmes?edit on 28-6-2013 by Zcustosmorum because: (no reason given)
Nope, it'll be the real JAMES Holmes though.
Originally posted by phantomjack
The reason is to prevent him from "Suicide by Cop."
If he is bolted down, he cant make a move that would provoke anyone from taking him down, which is what he wants.
And, anything in that courtroom can be used as a weapon: a simple pen or pencil could be used.
So come on, think outside the box!?