Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s friend Robel Phillipos has renewed his request to move his trial out of Boston.
During a Thursday hearing Judge George O’Toole Jr. rejected a request for a hearing on whether the trial should be moved. He will instead decide based on legal briefs already filed.
Prosecutors said the allegation came from the Russian government, which expelled the investigators.
Prosecutors and defense attorneys in the trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev say they will need to summon 2,000 people to pick a jury.
A push by Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to move his trial outside Massachusetts has led to a war of words — and paper — between his lawyers and federal prosecutors.
Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzohkhar Tsarnaev are asking to delay his trial until at least September 2015.
The sister of the accused Boston Marathon bombers has been arrested in New York.
Federal prosecutors are disputing arguments from lawyers for marathon bombing suspect Dzohkhar Tsarnaev that he cannot receive a fair trial in Boston.
A college friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev pleaded guilty to impeding the investigation into the deadly attack.
Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are making a second push to move his trial to Washington, D.C.