Closing Arguments

Federal prosecutor Steven Mellin presents his closing arguments, May 13, 2015. (Sketch credit: Jane Rosenberg)

Jurors Begin Deliberating Fate Of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev In Penalty Phase

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.

05/13/2015

Aaron Hernandez listens as his defense attorney presents his closing argument, April 7, 2015. (WBZ-TV)

Jury Begins Deliberations In Aaron Hernandez Murder Trial

Jurors began deliberating Tuesday in the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez.

04/07/2015

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev listens to closing arguments at his trial, April 6, 2015. (Sketch credit: Jane Rosenberg)

Prosecutor: Boston Marathon Bomber Wanted To Terrorize U.S.

Closing arguments in the first phase of the trial were made Monday.

04/06/2015

Robel Phillipos leaves a court hearing on Monday, Sept. 29. (WBZ)

Fate Of Boston Marathon Bombing Suspect’s Friend Now In Hands Of Jury

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.

10/21/2014

Azamat Tazhayakov (WBZ-TV)

Case Against Accused Marathon Bomber’s Friend Heads To Jury

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.

07/16/2014

(Photo from U.S. Marshals Service)

Prosecutor: Whitey Bulger ‘Vicious, Violent, Calculating Criminal’

Fred Wyshak told jurors that Bulger was “one of the most vicious, violent and calculating criminals ever to walk the streets of Boston.”

08/05/2013

Nate Fujita at his trial in Middlesex Superior Court.

Closing Arguments Presented In Nate Fujita Murder Trial

The trial of a Wayland man accused of murdering his ex-girlfriend went to the jury Tuesday.

03/05/2013

Tim Cahill on the stand at his trial Nov. 29, 2012.

Deliberations Begin In Tim Cahill Corruption Trial

A jury has begun deliberations in the corruption trial of former Massachusetts Treasurer Tim Cahill.

12/04/2012

Left to right: Eyanna Flonory, 21, Sean “Simba” Martin, 21, Amani Smith, 2, and LeVaughn Washum Garrison, 22 (CBS)

Defense Alleges Star Witness Was Shooter In Mattapan Massacre

Prosecutors and defense attorneys in the trial of Edward Washington and Dwayne Moore are expected to give closing arguments on Tuesday.

03/13/2012

Sal DiMasi arrives at federal court Friday, May 27, 2011. (Photo by Doug Cope)

Sal DiMasi Corruption Trial Closings: What To Expect

Closing arguments are scheduled for Friday in the corruption trial of former Massachusetts House Speaker Sal DiMasi and two co-defendants.

06/10/2011

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