The jury trial for a Lawrence teen charged in the shooting death of a Lawrence boy will be postponed more than three months as the defense awaits lab reports.
A defense attorney on Monday further questioned a lieutenant with the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office about violating attorney-client privilege by recording calls between jail inmates and their attorneys, insinuating negligence.
The Douglas County jail was recording phone calls between some defendants and their defense attorneys for at least several months, a violation of their attorney-client privilege.
An 18-year-old charged with shooting and killing a 14-year-old Lawrence boy will go to trial, a judge ruled Friday.
The same day a 14-year-old Lawrence boy was killed, his alleged shooter had been using social media to send messages full of racial slurs and insinuating violence, according to testimony.
The courtroom will be open when a Douglas County judge determines whether a teen will face trial in a Lawrence boy’s shooting death, but there will be strict rules for those in attendance.
A judge on Tuesday set the bail bond amount for a 17-year-old charged with shooting and killing a 14-year-old Lawrence boy at $500,000 cash or surety, and should he make bond, he will be on house arrest.
Douglas County District Court Judge Sally Pokorny ruled Monday that a 17-year-old accused of shooting and killing a 14-year-old Lawrence boy will be tried as an adult.
A judge ruled today that the next court hearing for the alleged shooter in the emotional case of a 14-year-old Lawrence boy’s death will be livestreamed on YouTube, but the courtroom will be closed to the public. Also, more charges have been filed in connection with the shooting.
A 14-year-old boy was nearly 200 feet away from his alleged shooter, a judge heard Friday, though the defendant charged with his murder is claiming self-defense.
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