Supreme Court reinstates death penalty for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev
The Supreme Court on Friday reinstated the death penalty for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev
Ruling that a lower federal court had provided him a fair trial despite the national media frenzy that surrounded the 2013 attack.
In a case that thrust the debate over the death penalty to the fore, the Biden administration successfully sought to overturn an appeals court ruling that tossed
A 6-3 majority of the Supreme Court rejected the idea the trial was unfair.
"The Sixth Amendment nonetheless guaranteed him a fair trial before an impartial jury. He received one."
Tsarnaev's lawyers asserted that the trial judge erred when he blocked a jury from considering evidence that Tsarnaev's older brother had been implicated in a triple murder years before the 2013
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