Boston Marathon Bombings
As the jury in the Boston Marathon bomber’s trial begins its first full day of deliberations in the punishment phase Thursday, they’ll be filling out a very long, complicated form on their way to a decision.
The task before the Boston Marathon bombing jury is an immense one, no matter how much both legal teams tried to simplify their cases during Wednesday’s closing arguments.
Prosecutors and defense attorneys are making a case for life in prison or the death penalty for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in their closing arguments.
Jon says there’s a chance this jury may give this mass murderer what he so richly deserves.
WBZ Security Analyst Ed Davis does not think prison conditions will sway the jury.
Sister Helen Prejean spent just a few minutes on the stand on Monday.
The two sides will return on Wednesday to give closing arguments, after which the federal jury will decide whether Tsarnaev should get a death sentence or life in prison.
Thousands of people including crime victims’ families, law enforcement and political leaders have joined in Boston’s annual Mother’s Day Walk for Peace.
Tsarnaev’s lawyers are expected to rest their case in the sentencing phase Monday.
The man who once ran the federal death row finished his second day on the stand in the Boston Marathon bombing trial on Thursday.