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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Jury selection resumes in Boston bombing case after request for delay

    Defense lawyers for accused marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev urged a federal appeals court Thursday to move the case out of Boston, saying local residents are too connected to the case to give their client a fair trial. Government prosecutors, however,...
  • Lawyers ask U.S. appeals court to move Boston Marathon bombing trial

    Lawyers ask U.S. appeals court to move Boston Marathon bombing trial
    A lawyer for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev pressed a federal appeals court Thursday to move his trial out of Massachusetts, citing "saturation publicity" about the case and the large number of people in the state who were personally...
  • Judge in Boston bombing case says he is close to forming a jury pool

    Judge in Boston bombing case says he is close to forming a jury pool
    The federal judge in the Boston Marathon bombing case says he has found 54 of the 70 people needed for a suitable jury pool, and a court official predicted testimony would begin in the “near future." But defense lawyers for bombing suspect...
  • Jury selection begins in trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect

    Jury selection begins in trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect
    A federal judge began the search for a jury in the Boston Marathon bombing case, holding two preliminary sessions with jury candidates Monday and asking defendant Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to stand and present himself to those who may decide whether he lives or...
  • Jury selection expected to take weeks in Boston Marathon bombing trial

    As some prospective jurors got their first look at Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the young man accused of bombing the renowned Boston Marathon, it became clear that choosing a jury in the closely watched terror case would not be a quick or simple process. U.S....
  • Boston bombing suspect loses last-ditch bid to delay trial

    Boston bombing suspect loses last-ditch bid to delay trial
    Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, whose federal terrorism trial is set to start Jan. 5, lost a last-ditch bid to delay the proceeding after one of his best friends pleaded guilty in a related gun case. Tsarnaev, 21, also lost a...
  • Can Boston Strong be Boston Fair?

    Can Boston Strong be Boston Fair?
    Can Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect, get a fair trial in the Hub? It's a profound question, but one that the framers would have found incomprehensible. Far from providing for a change of venue in high-profile cases, they...
  • Murder trial for former Gators star Aaron Hernandez starts Friday

    Murder trial for former Gators star Aaron Hernandez starts Friday
    FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Aaron Hernandez was once one of the New England Patriots' biggest stars. A tight end who caught passes from Tom Brady and helped land his team a spot in the Super Bowl, he had a $40 million contract and fans willing to shell...