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  • Despite Tsarnaev, the death penalty is on the decline

    Despite Tsarnaev, the death penalty is on the decline
    The execution of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev for his role in the Boston Marathon bombing — if it ever takes place — will quite possibly be the last of its kind, remembered as the last time the federal government put a person to death. After a formal...
  • Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev shouldn't get death penalty

    It was almost inevitable that the jury in the Boston Marathon bombing trial would reach the verdict it did. There was little doubt that Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was guilty of the heinous, despicable crimes for which he was charged; even his lawyer acknowledged...
  • Boston Marathon bomber likely to appeal over trial site

    Boston Marathon bomber likely to appeal over trial site
    Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's appeal of his death sentence is likely to focus on the judge's refusal to move the trial out of Boston and the prosecution's barrage of heartbreaking testimony from more than a dozen victims of the attack....
  • Judge: Boston bomber's sentencing hearing will be in June

    Judge: Boston bomber's sentencing hearing will be in June
    Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will be formally sentenced to death next month after at least 20 victims describe the impact the terror attack had on their lives. Judge George O'Toole Jr. said during a status conference in federal court Tuesday...
  • Dzhokhar Tsarnaev death sentence: Appeals are the price of justice

    To the editor: It is false to assume that solely because of the imposition of the death penalty, there will be lengthy appeals of this case — not because that lengthy process will not take place but because the same lengthy appeals would have...
  • Death for the Boston Marathon bomber: What would Jesus do?

    Death for the Boston Marathon bomber: What would Jesus do?
    Two headlines captured the ambivalence felt by many after a federal jury sentenced Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death for his role in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. The Los Angeles Times: “Death sentence for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev brings relief to many...
  • Attorneys in Boston Marathon trial argue over nun's testimony

    Attorneys in Boston Marathon trial argue over nun's testimony
    The penalty phase in the Boston Marathon bombing trial hit a roadblock Thursday when the two sides could not agree on whether a famed Catholic nun and anti-death penalty advocate should be allowed to testify about what Dzhokhar Tsarnaev would experience...
  • Boston Marathon bomber's wait on death row likely to be a long one

    At 21, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is about to become the youngest, most notorious inmate on federal death row. After convicting the Russian immigrant last month in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings, a jury on Friday voted to sentence him to death for his role in...
  • Doctor Charged In Yale Slaying Ruled Not Competent

    Doctor Charged In Yale Slaying Ruled Not Competent
    NEW HAVEN — For the second time since his arrest in connection with the 2010 fatal shooting of a Yale School of Medicine physician, Dr. Lishan Wang was declared incompetent for trial Monday and ordered transferred to the state's psychiatric hospital...
  • Dzhokhar Tsarnaev could be first terrorist executed in U.S. since 9/11

    The death sentence jurors imposed on Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev sets the stage for what could be the nation's first execution of a terrorist in the post-9/11 era, though the case is likely to go through years of appeals. In weighing the...
  • Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev sentenced to death

     
    A jury sentenced Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death Friday for the Boston Marathon bombing, sweeping aside pleas that he was just a "kid" who fell under the influence of his fanatical older brother....