Jury Selection

Empty juror seats. (Photo credit: U.S. District Court)

Jury Seated For Boston Marathon Bombing Trial

The panel consists of eight men and 10 women. Opening statements in the case are scheduled for Wednesday.


Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and Judge George O'Toole, Jan. 5, 2015. (Sketch credit: Jane Flavell Collins)

Appeals Court To Hold Hearing On Tsarnaev’s Latest Bid To Move Trial

The 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals scheduled the hearing for Feb. 19.


Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in federal court, Jan. 5, 2015. (Sketch credit: Jane Flavell Collins)

Tsarnaev Trial Judge Resumes Questioning Prospective Jurors

On Wednesday, Judge George O’Toole Jr. will resume questioning prospective jurors individually.


Aaron Hernandez in Bristol County Superior Court. Jan. 6, 2014. (WBZ-TV)

Judge Begins Excusing People From Aaron Hernandez Jury Pool

The first potential jurors were excused from serving in the Aaron Hernandez murder trial Friday.


Aaron Hernandez during a pre-trial hearing on December 12. (WBZ-TV)

Aaron Hernandez Murder Trial Judge Whittling Down Jury Pool

The judge overseeing the murder trial of former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez spent Thursday working to narrow the pool of more than 1,000 potential jurors.


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

Court Of Appeals Denies Motion To Delay Boston Marathon Bombing Trial

Jury selection will begin Monday in the case of suspected Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.


Dzhokhar Tsarnaev escorted to a van at FMC Devens, Dec. 18, 2014. (WBZ-TV)

Judge Won’t Delay Jury Selection In Boston Marathon Bombings Trial

The federal judge presiding over the trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev says he won’t delay jury selection.


Azamat Tazhayakov, right, is the first of marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's friends to go to trial on charges of removing items from Tsarnaev's dorm room during the investigation.

Jury Selection Begins In Trial Of Tsarnaev Friend

Azamat Tazhayakov is accused of removing items from Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s dorm room at UMass-Dartmouth several days after last year’s attack.


Whitey Bulger with his attorneys. (Court sketch by Jane Flavell Collins)

Whitey Bulger’s Lawyer, Prosecutor Yell At Each Other In Court

A lawyer for reputed Boston gangster James “Whitey” Bulger had a heated exchange with a federal prosecutor over allegations by a state trooper who claims he was thwarted when he tried to investigate a key prosecution witness.


James "Whitey" Bulger (Photo from U.S. Marshals Service)

Best Excuses From ‘Whitey’ Bulger Jury Selection

Here are some of the more remarkable tweets from Monday’s jury selection, including excuses potential jurors gave as to why they could not serve on the jury.