WBZ legal analyst and Nixon Peabody LLP partner Gerry Leone breaks down what can be expected in the death penalty phase of the Dzhokhar Tsarnaev trial.
Warren said Thursday that she’s against the death penalty for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and would rather see the Boston Marathon bomber “die in prison.”
“Only in richly-deserved death will this violent creep be forgotten,” says Jon Keller.
If the jury decides to sentence Tsarnaev to life in prison he will most likely go to the Supermax facility in Florence, Colorado.
After following the case against Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, Jon Keller has changed my mind.
The focus of the Boston Marathon bombing trial figures to be as much on what punishment Dzhokhar Tsarnaev could face as on his responsibility for the attack.
Federal prosecutors are opposing a defense request to move the November trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to Washington, D.C.
Prosecutors argue Tsarnaev deserves death, in part, because he betrayed his allegiance to the U.S. after it gave him and his Russian-born family asylum and citizenship.
Lawyers for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev want the death penalty removed as an option and want statements made after his arrest to be suppressed.
New Hampshire’s Senate has voted to leave intact the state’s centuries-old death penalty.