MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Attorneys for confessed college shooter Nikolas Cruz argued towards the dying penalty throughout a digital courtroom listening to Wednesday.
Cruz appeared on digital camera for the afternoon listening to held through Zoom.
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Attorneys argued numerous instances earlier than the supreme courtroom as the reason why the dying penalty shouldn’t be on the desk when Cruz goes to trial later this month.
Protection attorneys additionally argued that Nikolas Cruz ought to solely be referred to by identify in the course of the trial by each prosecutors and witnesses.
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They contend referring to him in every other method may prejudice a jury’s choice.
The decide will difficulty a written ruling on the motions by the protection workforce.
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Cruz is charged within the lethal taking pictures at Marjory Stoneman Douglas Excessive College in February of 2018.