His attorneys have now entered a distinctive plea of not guilty by motive of psychological disorder or defect, requesting an evaluation by a medical doctor. Waukesha County Choose Jennifer Dorow said the courtroom will appoint doctors to consider Brooks.
Dorow indicated she will pick health professionals proposed by the state prosecution and defense groups. She will reserve whether a 3rd health care provider is important.
Brooks’ attorneys — Jeremy Perri and Anna Kees — also submitted a motion Monday requesting the demo be moved, professing he would not get a fair demo owing to the amount of money of media awareness surrounding the scenario. Brooks’ attorneys also claimed a number of opportunity jurors ended up personally impacted by the scenario and could not be admissible in court docket.
CNN has attained out to Brooks’ attorneys for comment, but has but to get a reaction.
Dorow introduced Monday that a adjust of venue is not expected, but did grant Brooks a sequestered jury. In her conclusion, Dorow emphasized the county of Waukesha is not the city of Waukesha, citing 2021 census data that reveals Waukesha County is house to above 400,000 individuals, although the metropolis of Waukesha has a population of about 71,000.
Brooks’ trial is scheduled to get started Oct 3, according to Waukesha County court information.