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  • Boston Marathon bomber to be formally sentenced to death June 24

    Boston Marathon bomber to be formally sentenced to death June 24
    Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will be formally sentenced to death on June 24. U.S. District Judge George O'Toole Jr. set the date on Thursday. A jury determined earlier this month that Tsarnaev should get the death penalty in the 2013...
  • Death Penalty Withering Away In America

    Death Penalty Withering Away In America
    Without a definitive judicial ruling or other galvanizing event, a perennial American argument is ending. Capital punishment is withering away. It is difficult to imagine moral reasoning that would support the conclusion that an injustice will be done...
  • John M. Crisp: We'll never figure out the death penalty

    Three recent events provide an occasion to consider our use of capital punishment in the United States. On May 27, Nebraska became the 19th state to abolish the death penalty. This doesn't signal a philosophical move to the left as much as indicate...
  • Dzhokhar Tsarnaev friends are sentenced for aiding Boston bomber

    Dzhokhar Tsarnaev friends are sentenced for aiding Boston bomber
    Two friends of convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev were sentenced Friday to terms ranging from three years to 42 months in prison for helping Tsarnaev and his older brother after the 2013 attack that killed three people and wounded more...
  • Dzhokhar Tsarnaev jury begins deliberating sentence

    Dzhokhar Tsarnaev jury begins deliberating sentence
    The jury in the Boston Marathon bombing trial completed its first day of deliberations Wednesday afternoon, seeking to find what the judge described as the “proper punishment” for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, after hearing prosecutors demand a death...
  • Amputees testify as prosecution ends in Boston Marathon case penalty phase

    Amputees testify as prosecution ends in Boston Marathon case penalty phase
    Federal prosecutors in the trial of convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev completed the penalty phase of their case Thursday by highlighting the stories of 17 amputees in urging the jury to sentence the 21-year-old Russian immigrant to death....
  • Boston Marathon bomber's lawyers try to explain his crude gesture

    Defense attorneys for convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on Wednesday tried to downplay prosecution claims that their client had shown anger and defiance at the U.S. when he raised his middle finger at a surveillance camera, and said he...
  • Jurors to deliberate for 2nd day in Boston Marathon trial

    Jurors to deliberate for 2nd day in Boston Marathon trial
    Jurors in the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are set to resume deliberations for a second day in the first phase of his federal death penalty trial. The jury of seven women and five men began deliberations Tuesday on 30 federal...
  • Parents of marathon victim urge death penalty be dropped against Tsarnaev

    Parents of marathon victim urge death penalty be dropped against Tsarnaev
    Days before a jury is scheduled to begin deciding whether to execute Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the parents of the youngest person to die in the Boston Marathon bombing urged federal authorities to consider taking the death penalty off the table. In a front-...
  • Don't make him a martyr

    Don't make him a martyr
    I don't believe that Dzhokhar Tsarnaev should get the death penalty. Then he wouldn't be considered a martyr in the eyes of terrorist groups. He should be put in solitary confinement for life and have to think forever of what he did. Judy McNab, Margate
  • Jurors to begin deliberating charges against marathon bomber

    Jurors to begin deliberating charges against marathon bomber
    Jurors in the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are set to begin deliberations after prosecutors and his lawyers told them Tsarnaev must be held accountable for participating in the 2013 attack. Deliberations are expected to begin...