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Robel Phillipos (L), Azamat Tazhayakov (C),  Dias Kadyrbayev (R)

Boston Marathon Bombing Suspect’s Friends To Be Tried Separately In Mass.

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.

05/13/2014

Robel Phillipos (L), Azamat Tazhayakov (C),  Dias Kadyrbayev (R)

Friends Of Boston Marathon Bombing Suspect Allowed To Wear Own Clothes In Court

Friends of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev have claimed a small victory.

05/11/2014

Robel Phillipos (L), Azamat Tazhayakov (C),  Dias Kadyrbayev (R)

Boston Marathon Bombing Suspect’s Friends Want Trials Moved

Three friends of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are asking that their cases be tried outside of Massachusetts.

04/22/2014

Robel Phillipos (WBZ-TV photo)

Feds To Pay Lawyer For Marathon Bombing Suspect’s Friend

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.

03/06/2014

Azamat Tazhayakov (left),  Dias Kadyrbayev (middle), and Robel Phillipos. (Images courtesy: vk.com and YouTube)

June Trial For Boston Marathon Suspect’s Friends

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.

01/15/2014

Robel Phillipos (L), Azamat Tazhayakov (C),  Dias Kadyrbayev (R)

Marathon Bombing Suspect’s Friends Plead Not Guilty To Federal Charges

Two college friends of the surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect were arraigned Friday on charges from federal indictments accusing them of disposing of evidence.

09/13/2013

Robel Phillipos (Image from YouTube)

Grand Jury Indicts Friend Of Marathon Bombings Suspect

Authorities say Robel Phillipos is facing up to 16 years in prison in connection with two federal criminal counts.

08/29/2013

Robel Phillipos (Image from YouTube)

House Arrest For Bombing Suspect’s Friend Charged With Lying To FBI

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.

05/06/2013

Robel Phillipos (Image from YouTube)

Man Accused Of Lying After Marathon Bombings Seeks Release

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.”

05/05/2013

Katherine Tsarnaeva with her 3-year-old daughter outside their Cambridge home on April 19, 2013.

Experts: Feds Putting Heavy Pressure On Tsarnaev’s Widow, Friends For Good Reason

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.

05/04/2013

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