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In this artist rendering, Jared Lee Loughner, right, makes a court appearance with his lawyer, Judy Clarke, at the Sandra Day O'Connor United States Courthouse in Phoenix, Ariz. in January.
November 8, 2012 The 24-year-old was spared the death penalty because of a plea deal. Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' husband, the retired astronaut Mark Kelly, said that from now on, they are "done thinking about" Loughner.
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This handout provided by the Pima County Sheriff's Forensic Unit shows Jared Lee Loghner.
August 7, 2012 Under the plea agreement, Loughner avoids the death penalty. A judge found that Loughner was competent enough to understand the gravity of the charges against him. Loughner targeted former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords during the mass shooting.
August 4, 2012 Jared Lee Loughner was indicted last year for a shooting that left six people dead and 13 wounded, including former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. He pleaded not guilty in March 2011.
March 4, 2011 A federal grand jury has indicted Jared Lee Loughner on 49 counts, including several that would make him eligible for the death penalty, related to the Tucson shooting rampage that killed several people and left Rep. Gabrielle Giffords gravely wounded.
January 10, 2011 The focus on Loughner's reading as a guide to his motive seems misplaced given his strange behavior. It might be better to focus on his mental illness and what if anything society can do about protecting itself.
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