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Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

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  • Don't spare Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's life

    To the editor: When the Times' editorialists conclude their plea to the jury (and all Americans) that the conviction of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on all 30 counts for his participation in the massacre at the Boston Marathon should not result in his execution,...
  • How the Boston bombing challenges death penalty foes

    How the Boston bombing challenges death penalty foes
    How about now? Are you in favor of the death penalty now? I ask because the preferred argument from opponents of the death penalty is doubt: We can never be sure; look at all of the people released from death row; we can’t afford to risk ending...
  • Penalty phase of marathon bombing trial to start after race

    The second phase of the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will begin on April 21, after the second anniversary of the attack and the day after this year's race. U.S. District Judge George O'Toole Jr. granted a request Friday from...
  • There's no doubt Tsarnaev is guilty. I'm still opposed to the death penalty.

    There's no doubt Tsarnaev is guilty. I'm still opposed to the death penalty.
    "How about now?" "Are you in favor of the death penalty now?" That’s National Review senior editor Jonah Goldberg, celebrating what he imagines is a gotcha moment in the capital punishment debate. In the Tribune, Goldberg’s syndicated...
  • Tsarnaev conviction puts death penalty opponents in an awkward spot

    How about now? Are you in favor of the death penalty now? I ask because the preferred argument from opponents of the death penalty is doubt: We can never be sure; look at all of the people released from death row; we can't afford to risk ending a single...
  • Boston Marathon bombing timeline of key events

    Boston Marathon bombing timeline of key events
    A timeline of events related to the Boston Marathon bombing, which killed three people and injured 260 others on April 15, 2013. A federal jury on April 8, 2015, convicted Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who defenders say was influenced by his older brother, Tamerlan....
  • Penalty phase of Boston Marathon bombing trial delayed for 2 weeks

    The second phase of the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will not begin until April 21, almost two weeks after his conviction in the 2013 deadly bombing. A judge granted a request Friday from Tsarnaev's lawyers to have a recess to...
  • Death penalty has no deterrence value

    In Jonah Goldberg's op-ed in April 10’s Tribune (“How the Boston bombing tests death penalty foes,” News), he asks a question of liberals who do not support the death penalty to consider the case of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the convicted...
  • Tsarnaev's lawyer faces perhaps her biggest challenge yet

    Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's attorney is renowned for keeping her high-profile clients off death row, but Judy Clarke could face her most daunting challenge yet in trying to save the Boston Marathon bomber from execution. Most of Clarke's past successes hinged on...
  • Quotations in the News

    "It's almost impossible to get an agency to do an impartial internal affairs investigation. First of all, the investigators doing it are co-workers of the person being investigated. Number two, there's always the tendency on the part of the departments to...
  • After bomber's conviction, jury to decide life or death

    Now that a jury has convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on all charges, even more is at stake in the next phase of the federal trial: The same 12 people must decide whether the 21-year-old lives or dies. Tsarnaev was found guilty Wednesday...