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UNKNOWN - APRIL 19: In this image released by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) on April 19, 2013, Dzhokar Tsarnaev, a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing is seen. The twin bombings at the 116-year-old Boston race resulted in the deaths of three people with more than 170 others injured. (Photo provided by FBI via Getty Images)
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Seeking Death Penalty Appears Set In Boston Bombing Trial

Federal prosecutors have given no indication they're willing to make a deal with Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

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Photo by John Tlumacki/The Boston Globe via Getty Images
Photo by John Tlumacki/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Jury Selection Begins In Marathon Bombing Trial

Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was in court Monday for the start of jury selection in his federal death penalty trial.

Potential jurors stared intently at Tsarnaev as he sat down at a table in the front of the jury assembly room

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Death Penalty Challenge Heard In ’01 Murders

Lawyers for a man who confessed to carjacking and killing two men in Massachusetts and killing a third man in New Hampshire have argued that the federal government should not force the death penalty on Massachusetts, a state that has rejected capital punishment

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Tsarnaev’s Lawyers Say Remark Didn’t Relate To Case

Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev say a remark he made to his sister during a prison visit was meant to be funny and wasn't incriminating, as prosecutors have suggested

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Getty Images - Eric Holder, U.S. Attorney General
Getty Images - Eric Holder, U.S. Attorney General

Feds To Seek Death Penalty For Marathon Bombing Suspect

Federal prosecutors say they will seek the death penalty for the accused Boston Marathon bomber.

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is accused, along with his brother, of setting off bombs that killed three people and injured hundreds more last April

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FBI Photo

Decision in Tsarnaev Death Penalty Imminent

As attorney general, Eric Holder has approved pursuing the death penalty in at least 34 criminal cases, upholding a long-ago pledge to Congress that he would vigorously enforce federal law even though he's not a proponent of capital punishment

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Mass. Voters To Decide Policy Issues On The Ballot

Massachusetts voters have a long history of deciding weighty policy questions use referendum voters,whether it be deciding whether to reinstate the death penalty, or approving the sale of medical marijuana

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FBI Photo

Feds Ease Visitor Limitations For Bombing Suspect

 

Federal prosecutors have eased limitations on visits to Boston Marathon Bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev by his defense team. 

In court documents filed Tuesday, prosecutors said the restrictions have been modified to allow several people to disseminate Tsarnaev's communications to third parties for the purpose of preparing his defense. Tho

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People in Boston Think Tsarnaev Should Get Life in Prison (POLL)

Most Boston residents think marathon bombing suspect Dzhokar Tsarnaev should get life in prison rather than the death penalty. That's according to a  "Boston Globe" poll showing the preference by a wide margin if he's convicted of the attack.

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Massachusetts Death Penalty Amendment Sent to Committee

The Massachusetts House has turned aside a bid by several lawmakers to reinstate the death penalty, citing events surrounding the Boston Marathon bombing.

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