• Boston Marathon bombings October 13, 2021 6:17 am

    Justices Seem Set to Revive Boston Marathon Bomber's Death Sentence

    The Supreme Court sounded ready Wednesday to reinstate the death penalty for convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. In more than 90 minutes of arguments, the court’s six conservative justices seemed likely to embrace the Biden administration’s argument that a federal appeals court mistakenly threw out Tsarnaev’s death sentence for his role in the bombing that killed three people near the finish line...

  • Boston Marathon bombings October 9, 2021 11:13 pm

    Marathon Bomber Tsarnaev Faces Revived Death Sentence in Supreme Court

    The Biden administration will try to persuade the Supreme Court this week to reinstate the death penalty for convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev by arguing that a jury had no need to examine evidence that the government itself relied on at an earlier phase of the case. Tsarnaev’s guilt in the deaths of three people in the shocking...

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