Aurora Colorado Shooting

Aurora Shooting Lawyers Spar over Media Leaks

Defense says right to fair trial in jeopardy

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Prosecutors and attorneys defending accused Colorado theater gunman James Holmes return to court on Thursday to spar over leaks to the news media, and the status of a hearing that could provide details of the massacre.

Arapahoe County District Court Judge William Sylvester will hear the two issues in the latest of a series of pre-trial proceedings in the sensational murder case.

Holmes, a 24-year-old former neuroscience graduate student, is accused of opening fire inside a suburban Denver movie theater during a midnight screening of the Batman movie "The Dark Knight Rises' on July 20.