31 Jul Interview with Denver Post for Article Titled “Both Sides Vie for Victims’ Support in Theater Shooting Case”
July 19, 2014
The letter arrived in the mailbox of an Aurora movie theater shooting survivor half a year after the attack.
In its six paragraphs of carefully, sympathetically written prose, a woman offered to help the survivor communicate with defense attorneys representing the gunman: questions, concerns, disappointments.
“I would like to learn from your experiences of this case,” the woman, Tammy Krause, wrote in the letter, “and share how I might best be able to assist you.”
After meeting with Krause and anti-death penalty advocates, the survivor had a different impression.
Iris Eytan is a Partner at Reilly Pozner LLP. She practices Criminal Defense with an emphasis in mental health defenses.