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Loughner, in January.

Attorneys for Jared Loughner, the accused Jan. 8 shooter, asked U.S. District Judge Larry Burns to order that the government videotape the assessments psychiatrists perform on the accused Jan. 8 shooter as they determine whether he is fit for trial. Read more»

Loughner

A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that prison officials can't force accused Jan. 8 shooter Jared Loughner to take psychotropic drugs until the court hears further arguments. The ruling by the Ninth Circuit maintains an earlier order that temporarily halted the forced medication. Read more»

Loughner, in January.

Jared Loughner can't be forced to take anti-psychotic medication - at least for the moment. The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals granted a temporary stay after Loughner's attorney's appealed an order by U.S. District Judge Larry Burns. Read more»

Loughner, in January.

Jared Loughner, the accused Jan. 8 gunman, can be forced to take medication by prison officials, a federal judge ruled Wednesday. Loughner was determined to be a danger to himself and others by prison officials, doesn't believe Giffords survived. Read more» 6

Loughner

Defense attorneys for Jared Lee Loughner, the accused Jan. 8 shooter, again asked a court to order that they be notified if he is given psychotropic drugs. The court document, and another motion by the defense filed Monday, show that Loughner's legal team has serious concerns about his mental state. Read more»

Loughner

Jared Loughner's "major mental illness" makes him incompetent to stand trial, a federal judge ruled Wednesday. Earlier, the accused Jan. 8 shooter interrupted the proceedings with an outburst and was escorted from the courtroom. Read more» 2

Loughner

The doctors who performed competency examinations on accused Jan. 8 shooter Jared Lee Loughner won't be questioned in court next week, signaling that he may be found incompetent to stand trial. Read more» 1

Jared Loughner, accused in the Jan. 8 mass shooting, sent two letters to a judge about his relationship with his defense attorneys, according to a court document filed Wednesday. Read more»

Loughner

Jared Lee Loughner, accused in the Jan. 8 mass shooting in Tucson, was taken to Springfield, Mo., where the government intends to determine his fitness for trial, confirmed a U.S. Marshals spokesman. Read more» 1

Loughner

Defense attorneys for Jared Lee Loughner want to push back his trial at least one year past the date suggested by the judge in the case. Prosecutors responded by asking the judge to order a psychological examination to determine his fitness for trial. Read more»