MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Parkland shooter Nikolas Cruz was back in court Wednesday.
It was for a motion hearing ahead of his sentencing trial.READ MORE: Seminoles Suspend Sports Betting After Court Rulings
Late last month, he pleaded guilty to 17 counts of murder and 17 counts of attempted murder in the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting back in February of 2018.READ MORE: Bob Dole, World War II Veteran, Senator & Presidential Nominee, Has Died At 98
The hearing addressed having a fair sentencing trial and the constitutionality of the death penalty being on the table.MORE NEWS: Banksy 'Charlie Brown' Sells For $4 Million, While Child Prodigy Thrills Crowd With His Artwork
Jury selection for the sentencing phase is set to begin on January 4th.