Boston Marathon Bombings
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.
The attorneys for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev want Sister Helen Prejean, the nun and anti-death penalty advocate made famous in the movie “Dead Man Walking,” to testify.
Elmirza Khozhugov, the former husband of Tsarnaev’s sister Ailina Tsarnaeva, testified on live video for the defense from the U.S. Embassy in Almaty.
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev remains the only one on trial, but his extended and dysfunctional family was once again the focus in federal court on Tuesday.
Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s father was diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder, a psychiatrist testified Tuesday.