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  • Marathon bombing trial stays in Boston, federal panel says

    Publicity hasn't jeopardized Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's right to an impartial jury, a federal appeals panel says, and opening statements can proceed next week as scheduled in the city where the deadly explosions occurred almost...
  • U.S. appeals court: Marathon bombing trial can stay in Boston

    U.S. appeals court: Marathon bombing trial can stay in Boston
    The trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev can stay in Massachusetts, a federal appeals court ruled Friday. A three-judge panel of the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said any high-profile case would receive significant media...
  • Appeals court turns down request to relocate Boston Marathon bombing trial

    Appeals court turns down request to relocate Boston Marathon bombing trial
    A federal appeals court refused late Friday to move the Boston Marathon bombing trial out of Boston, clearing the way for a local jury to decide the fate of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in the terrorist attack that two years ago killed three and injured more than...
  • Boston Marathon bombing suspect's lawyers: Not enough minorities in jury pool

    Boston Marathon bombing suspect's lawyers: Not enough minorities in jury pool
    Lawyers for the Boston Marathon bombing suspect asked a judge Thursday to dismiss the indictment against their client or suspend his trial, saying there weren't enough minorities and younger people in the jury pool. The move by lawyers for Dzhokhar...
  • Boston Marathon bombing trial expected to begin March 4

    Boston Marathon bombing trial expected to begin March 4
    Enough potential jurors have qualified for the trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev that final jury selection can begin Tuesday, with opening statements expected to follow the next day, a court official announced Wednesday. Defense...
  • Opening statements next week in marathon bombing trial

    Opening statements in the trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will be held next week, a court official announced Wednesday after the judge qualified enough prospective jurors to move on to the final stage of jury selection. Early...
  • Ruling could have impact on cases against Tsarnaev friends

    A U.S. Supreme Court ruling in an unrelated case involving a Florida fisherman could have an impact on criminal cases brought against friends of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, defense lawyers said Wednesday. In November, a federal...
  • Judge: Tsarnaev supporters can demonstrate near court entry

    A judge on Tuesday refused to bar demonstrators from gathering outside court during the trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, rejecting a request from his lawyers who worry that "self-appointed supporters" who believe the attacks...
  • Tsarnaev's lawyer has saved notorious clients from death

    With her arm around the young man's back, she gives him a gentle pat and leans in to whisper something to him. Judy Clarke could be his mother, with this simple, comforting gesture, but she is not. She is a defense lawyer and he is accused of bombing the...
  • Prospective juror in Tsarnaev trial cites image of backpack

    Prospective juror in Tsarnaev trial cites image of backpack
    As a judge questioned prospective jurors in the trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on Friday, one woman described her struggle to try to push aside a haunting image. "The image of him putting the backpack behind that little boy,"...
  • Trial venue change, as sought in Boston Marathon case, is rare

    Trial venue change, as sought in Boston Marathon case, is rare
    Defendants in high-profile criminal cases often look to move their trials to another county or state as a way of improving the odds of finding jurors who are not already inclined to believing they are guilty. The most recent case in point: Dzhokhar...