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Posted 10 months ago in Crime by Aaron Kase  
Boston Marathon Bomber Pleads Not Guilty

Accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev pleaded not guilty to a raft of terrorism charges at his arraignment in federal court today. Tsarnaev, 19, will face trial for the April attacks that killed three and injured hundreds. He could face the death penalty if convicted. Tsarnaev is alleged to have carried out the deadly plot with his older brother, Tamerlan, who was killed in a shootout with police after a massive manhunt for the pair in the days following the …

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Posted 11 months ago in Criminal Law Government by Michele Bowman  
No ‘Speedy Trial’ for Boston Marathon Bombing Suspect

Suspected Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev reportedly has yet to be formally indicted for any crimes – giving both the government and his lawyers even more time to prepare for a case that already seems to be proceeding at a snail’s pace.    Deadlines Pass . . . The one-month anniversary of Tsarnaev’s apprehension was May 19. Found hiding in a boat in a Watertown, Mass., backyard, the 19-year-old was seriously wounded in the throat. He spent the first few …

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Posted 11 months ago in Criminal Law Your Personal Rights by Josh Crank  
Bombing Suspect’s Note May Bolster Pre-Miranda Statements

Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev allegedly left a note implicating his involvement in the attack, according to CBS News. The discovery of the note could prove critical to the case against Tsarnaev, as questions remain about whether a court will ever see statements he wrote from his hospital bed before he was read his Miranda rights. The note was scrawled on the interior wall of the boat Tsarnaev was hiding in when he was captured, and it said the …

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Posted 12 months ago in Criminal Law Current Events Video by Larry Bodine  
WGN-TV Rounds Up Murders and More [Video]

Lawyers.com Editor-in-Chief Larry Bodine appeared on WGN-TV, Channel 9 in Chicago. He served as the legal analyst, discussing the Boston bomber, Amanda Knox, the Michael Jackson wrongful death case, and George Zimmerman. Larry explains Dzhokar Tsarnaev is charged with using a weapon of mass destruction and malicious destruction of property. Larry reviews the mountain of evidence that police have including the witness who was the Tsarnaev brothers’ carjack victim. They allegedly bragged to him about the Boston Marathon bombing. George …

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Posted 12 months ago in Crime by Betsy Kim  
If Convicted Should Tsarnaev Be Executed? [Poll]

Dzhokar Tsarnaev reportedly confessed to the bombings at the Boston Marathon. U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz is prosecuting Tsarnaev on charges of using a weapon of mass destruction and malicious destruction of property, in acts that killed three people and injured more than 260. The 19-year-old had been cooperating with law enforcement by writing on a pad of paper but stopped sharing so freely after authorities read him his Miranda rights. How much should the nature of a crime, its impact …

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