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Judge rules that Colorado movie theater shooter, other murderers, can’t intervene in Techtopus suit


A booking photo of Colorado shooting suspect James Eagan Holmes is shown in this handout supplied by the Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office in Centennial, ColoradoJudge Lucy Koh has blocked an apparent attempt by some of America’s most notorious killers to intervene in the Techtopus Silicon Valley wage-fixing case.

You know you’re living in interesting times when sentences like that one are accurate.

As I reported late last month, Koh’s court had received a handwritten “motion to intervene” apparently signed by a group of high-profile convicted murderers including: Christopher Wirth, William Parker, Jimmy James Thule, Jared Lee Loughner, Jodi Ann Arias, James Holmes, and Terry Lynn Nichols.

Loughner is, of course, the Arizona shooter who shot 19 people including Representative Gabrielle Giffords, Jodi Ann Arias made headlines for months before being convicted of brutally murdering her boyfriend, Terry Lynn Nichols was an accomplice in the Oklahoma bombing and James Holmes was is the Colorado movie shooter.

Yesterday, Judge Koh responded to the motion: Ruling that the group of murderers lacked the legal standing to intervene in the case involving wage-fixing at Google and Apple.

The ruling is below: