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March 27th, 2013
08:23 PM ET

Will James Holmes' guilty plea help him avoid the death penalty?

Lawyers for the Aurora, Colorado movie theater shooter, James Holmes offered a guilty plea Thursday in exchange for life in prison.

The prosecutors say they have not yet decided whether to accept the deal because they may still seek the death penalty for the shooting rampage in which Holmes killed 12 and wounded dozens more last July.

OutFront tonight: Paul Callan, CNN Legal Contributor and Former Prosecutor, and Anne Bremner, Criminal Defense attorney.


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