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Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Death Penalty

Paige Lavender

A Reminder Of The Company The U.S. Keeps When It Comes To The Death Penalty | Paige Lavender | Posted 05.15.2015 | Politics

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was sentenced to death Friday for his role in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing. A jury deliberated for more than 14 hours over th...

Mayor Walsh Won't Weigh In On Death Penalty For Boston Bomber Until 'It's Over'

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 05.14.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

While prosecutors pushed for the death penalty Wednesday in closing arguments of the Boston bomber murder trial, the city's mayor Marty Walsh (D-MA) d...

It's Easier To Say Don't Kill Dzhokhar Tsarnaev If It's Not Up To You, Poll Suggests

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 04.23.2015 | Crime

In theory, people in Massachusetts don't favor the death penalty, even for the Boston Marathon bomber. But a new survey suggests that in practice, man...

Lawyer Calls Boston Bombing 'Senseless' As Death Penalty Deliberations Begin

Reuters | Posted 06.21.2015 | Crime

(Updates with prosecution's opening arguments) By Scott Malone BOSTON, April 21 (Reuters) - Convicted Boston Marathon b...

Parents Of Boy Killed In Boston Marathon Bombing Oppose Death Penalty

Reuters | Posted 06.17.2015 | Crime

(Corrects last name to Richard in second paragraph) By Scott Malone BOSTON, April 17 (Reuters) - The parents of the boy ...

Ariel Edwards-Levy

Bostonians Differ With Fellow Americans On How To Punish Marathon Bomber | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 04.10.2015 | Crime

WASHINGTON -- Most Americans want to see convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev sentenced to death, a new HuffPost/YouGov poll finds. ...

Boston Bishops: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Shouldn't Get Death Penalty

The Associated Press | Posted 04.07.2015 | Religion

BOSTON (AP) — Boston Cardinal Sean O'Malley and fellow Massachusetts Roman Catholic bishops said Monday it would be against the church's teaching to...

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.

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...

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...