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Sister Helen Prejean testified Monday, May 11, 2015. (Sketch credit: Jane Rosenberg)

‘Dead Man Walking’ Nun Testifies, Defense Rests In Boston Marathon Bomber Trial

The two sides will return on Wednesday to give closing arguments, after which the federal jury will decide whether Tsarnaev should get a death sentence or life in prison.

05/11/2015

The super-maximum-security federal prison in Florence, Colorado, 100 miles south of Denver.  (Photo credit BOB DAEMMRICH/AFP/Getty Images)

Retired Warden: Tsarnaev Could Write Book, Have Visitors In Supermax

The man who once ran the federal death row finished his second day on the stand in the Boston Marathon bombing trial on Thursday.

05/07/2015

Sister Helen Prejean with Tim Robbins, director of 'Dead Man Walking.' (Photo credit  EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Boston Marathon Bomber’s Attorneys Want ‘Dead Man Walking’ Nun To Testify

The attorneys for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev want Sister Helen Prejean, the nun and anti-death penalty advocate made famous in the movie “Dead Man Walking,” to testify.

05/07/2015

Elmirza Khozhugov testifies in court  (Sketch credit Jane Rosenberg)

Former Tsarnaev Brother-In-Law Testifies From Kazakhstan

Elmirza Khozhugov, the former husband of Tsarnaev’s sister Ailina Tsarnaeva, testified on live video for the defense from the U.S. Embassy in Almaty.

05/06/2015

Sketch credit: Jane Rosenberg

Boston Marathon Bomber’s Lawyer Points To Family Dysfunction

Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s father was diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder, a psychiatrist testified Tuesday.

05/05/2015

Sketch credit: Jane Rosenberg

Family Members Recall Tsarnaev As Loving Boy

Members of the Tsarnaev family traveled to Boston from Russia to testify on Dzhokhar’s behalf.

WBZ-TV–05/04/2015

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev with his attorneys in court, May 4, 2015. (Sketch credit: Jane Rosenberg)

Boston Marathon Bomber Appears To Cry In Court

For the first time, Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev dropped his blank, impassive demeanor and appeared to cry as his sobbing aunt briefly took the stand Monday.

05/04/2015

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Former FBI Special Agent Pleads Not Guilty To Perjury, Obstruction Charges

A key witness and former FBI special agent in the Whitey Bulger case has been arrested for perjury.

04/30/2015

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's 8th grade teacher Becki Norris testifies (Credit: Jane Rosenberg)

Teachers Recall Tsarnaev As Hard Working, Kind And Smart

A parade of so-called character witnesses took the stand Wednesday in the Boston Marathon Bombing trial.

04/29/2015

Sketch Credit: Jane Rosenberg

Tamerlan Tsarnaev’s Computer Records Scrutinized In Bombing Trial

A casual observer would be forgiven for thinking it was Tamerlan Tsarnaev who was on trial this week, rather than his younger brother.

04/28/2015

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