Death Penalty

Convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. (Image Credit: U.S. Attorney's Office)

Tsarnaev Defense Likely To Be ‘Markedly Different’ In Second Phase

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.

04/09/2015

Sen. Elizabeth Warren on CBS This Morning, April 9, 2015. (CBS News)

Sen. Elizabeth Warren Against Death Penalty For Tsarnaev

Warren said Thursday that she’s against the death penalty for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and would rather see the Boston Marathon bomber “die in prison.”

04/09/2015

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. (Image Credit: U.S. Attorney's Office)

Keller @ Large: Hoping For Tsarnaev’s Execution

“Only in richly-deserved death will this violent creep be forgotten,” says Jon Keller.

04/09/2015

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in federal court, April 8, 2015. (Sketch credit: Jane Rosenberg)

What’s Next For Boston Marathon Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev?

If the jury decides to sentence Tsarnaev to life in prison he will most likely go to the Supermax facility in Florence, Colorado.

04/09/2015

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. (Image Credit: U.S. Attorney's Office)

Keller @ Large: Death Penalty For Boston Marathon Bomber

After following the case against Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, Jon Keller has changed my mind.

04/01/2015

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in U.S. District Court, December 18, 2014. (Sketch from Jane Rosenberg)

Seeking Death Penalty Appears Set In Boston Bombing Trial

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.

01/18/2015

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in U.S. District Court, July 10, 2013. (Sketch from Christine Cornell)

Prosecutors Oppose Moving Marathon Bombing Trial

Federal prosecutors are opposing a defense request to move the November trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to Washington, D.C.

07/01/2014

Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev on Boylston Street during the 2013 Boston Marathon.  (Photo courtesy: Bob Leonard)

Judge: Betrayal Of U.S. Not A Factor In Whether Tsarnaev Gets Death Penalty

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.

06/18/2014

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in U.S. District Court, July 10, 2013. (Sketch from Christine Cornell)

Defense: Tsarnaev Hospital Interviews Should Be Thrown Out

Lawyers for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev want the death penalty removed as an option and want statements made after his arrest to be suppressed.

05/07/2014

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NH Senate Votes To Keep Death Penalty Law

New Hampshire’s Senate has voted to leave intact the state’s centuries-old death penalty.

04/17/2014

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