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Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Death Penalty

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's Monthslong Death Case Begins

AP | DENISE LAVOIE | Posted 01.05.2015 | Crime

BOSTON (AP) — Some of the prospective jurors who could decide Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's fate got their first look Monday at the young man accused of bombi...

Killing to Heal?: One Year After the Boston Bombing

Jessica S. Henry | Posted 06.17.2014 | Crime
Jessica S. Henry

U.S. Attorney Eric Holder announced the federal government would seek the death penalty against Tsarnaev. But the death penalty, even in this horrible case, is unlikely to serve the interests of the people of Massachusetts and the taxpayers of America.

Accused Marathon Bomber Faces Execution

AP | Posted 01.30.2014 | Crime

BOSTON (AP) — Federal prosecutors on Thursday announced they will seek the death penalty against 20-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in the Boston Maratho...

Will He Face Death?

AP | PETE YOST | Posted 01.30.2014 | Crime

WASHINGTON (AP) — As attorney general, Eric Holder has approved pursuing the death penalty in at least 34 criminal cases, upholding a long-ago pledg...

Life Or Death: Boston Bombing Suspect's Fate Rests In Attorney General

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime

He is accused of killing three people and injuring hundreds more in a bombing that shook Boston and the nation. Now, the decision whether or not t...

Feds Still Weighing Death Penalty For Boston Bombing Suspect

AP | DENISE LAVOIE | Posted 11.23.2013 | Crime

BOSTON — Federal authorities plan to recommend whether to seek the death penalty against Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev by th...

Feds Weigh Whether To Seek Death For Bombing Suspect

AP | PETE YOST | Posted 07.10.2013 | Crime

WASHINGTON -- If the Obama administration tries for the death penalty against Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, it could face a long,...

Boston Suspect Faces Death Penalty In State That Repealed It Years Ago

Stateline | Maggie Clark | Posted 04.24.2013 | Politics

This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts that provides daily repo...

Should the Boston Bomber Face Execution?

David Protess | Posted 06.23.2013 | Chicago
David Protess

Should those killed and maimed in Boston be avenged by executing Tsarnaev after the authorities learn what they can from him (assuming he is found guilty)?

Sabrina Siddiqui

Dem Sens Call For Death Penalty For Boston Bombing Suspect | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 04.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) said federal prosecutors should seek the death penalty for Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Duri...