Three college friends of the Boston Marathon bombing suspect will be tried separately, but those trials do not need to be moved out of Massachusetts, a federal judge ruled Tuesday.
Friends of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev have claimed a small victory.
Three friends of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are asking that their cases be tried outside of Massachusetts.
A federal judge says the government must begin paying for the legal defense of a 20-year-old man accused of lying for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
A federal judge has set a June trial for three friends of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on charges of hindering the investigation into the attack.
Two college friends of the surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect were arraigned Friday on charges from federal indictments accusing them of disposing of evidence.
Authorities say Robel Phillipos is facing up to 16 years in prison in connection with two federal criminal counts.
Prosecutors and defense attorneys reached a deal that allows Robel Phillipos to leave jail for home confinement with an electronic monitoring bracelet, after he posted $100,000 bond.
Robel Phillipos, 19, of Cambridge, faces a detention hearing Monday in U.S. District Court. Defense attorneys said in court documents filed Saturday that authorities’ claim that Phillipos gave them conflicting accounts is “refutable.”
Legal experts say it’s part of their quest not just to determine whether Russell and the friends are culpable but also to push for as much information as possible regarding whether the bombing suspects had ties to a terrorism network or accomplices working domestically or abroad.