Tamerlan’s influence is just one of the defense’s reasons for asking the jury to sentence Dzhokhar to life in prison, rather than death.
A lawyer for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev urged a jury to spare his client’s life, saying there is no punishment that he can get that would be equal to the suffering of the victims.
Lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will begin presenting witnesses this week.
Jurors followed a remarkable evidence trail about how FBI agents identified where the pressure cookers were believed to be purchased.
Three police officers described their explosive confrontation with the Boston Marathon bombers Monday.
The so-called boat note was just one of hundreds of pieces of evidence introduced Tuesday.
The widow of Tamerlan Tsarnaev has not been identified as a witness in her brother-in-law’s trial, according to her attorney.
Testimony began in the Boston Marathon bombing trial as defense attorneys blamed Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s brother Tamerlan for the attacks.
Todashev was killed at his Orlando, Florida, apartment about a month after the marathon bombings.
The best chance to save the life of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev might be to put his dead brother on trial.