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.
Jurors began deliberating Tuesday in the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez.
Closing arguments in the first phase of the trial were made Monday.
Robel Phillipos is charged with lying to the FBI about being in a room while friends removed potential evidence in the search for the Boston Marathon bombing suspect.
A friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was a naive college kid who was prosecuted because he was a “friend of the bomber,” a defense lawyer said Wednesday, while prosecutors told a jury the man was an active participant in a plan to protect Tsarnaev by removing altered fireworks and other items from his dorm room.
Fred Wyshak told jurors that Bulger was “one of the most vicious, violent and calculating criminals ever to walk the streets of Boston.”
The trial of a Wayland man accused of murdering his ex-girlfriend went to the jury Tuesday.
A jury has begun deliberations in the corruption trial of former Massachusetts Treasurer Tim Cahill.
Prosecutors and defense attorneys in the trial of Edward Washington and Dwayne Moore are expected to give closing arguments on Tuesday.
Closing arguments are scheduled for Friday in the corruption trial of former Massachusetts House Speaker Sal DiMasi and two co-defendants.