A judge ruled that jury selection will continue as scheduled, rejecting a bid to delay the Boston Marathon bombing trial as a result of the Paris terror attacks.
Former WBZ-TV anchor Ted Wayman recalls being summonsed as a potential juror in the Boston Marathon bombing trial.
Legal experts said the terror attacks in Paris could provide new grounds for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s lawyers to argue that his trial should be delayed and moved.
A lawyer for Khairullozhon Matanov filed a joint motion with federal prosecutors on Monday asking the court to schedule the hearing.
The judge, Tsarnaev’s attorneys and prosecutors will begin questioning prospective jurors in the case Thursday.
Both are expected to be lengthy, high-profile affairs.
Choosing a jury in the closely watched terror case will not be a quick or simple process.
Judge George O’Toole Jr. said Monday the trial will begin on Jan. 26 and will last three to four months.
The former Boston Police Commissioner says he expects previously unknown information about the Boston Marathon bombings to be revealed during the trial of suspected bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
Reading Judge George O’Toole’s opinion gives you some insight into what we’re about to go through, for better or worse.