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Boston Bombing Trial

  1. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev: ‘I Am Sorry for the Lives I’ve Taken’A dispatch from inside the sentencing hearing.
  2. Tsarnaev Jury Hears Closing ArgumentsThe prosecution highlighted Tsarnaev’s brutality and seeming indifference. The defense spoke of a lost boy.
  3. Testimony Hints Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Feels RemorseAn anti-death-penalty advocate and nun testified that Tsarnaev told her the Boston Marathon bombing victims did not deserve “to suffer like they did.”
  4. Tsarnaev Finally Breaks, and Sheds a Tear As His Relatives TestifyIt was the first time the defendant has shown any emotion in court.
  5. ‘There’s No Evening the Scales’: Tsarnaev Defense Battles to Avoid Death PenaltyThe team called witnesses who portrayed Dzhokhar’s older brother, Tamerlan, as controlling and volatile, most notably Tamerlan’s former mother-in-law. 
  6. Doctor Testifies to Marathon Victims’ SufferingJurors heard from a trauma surgeon who treated the bombing victims, and the survivors themselves.
  7. In Tsarnaev Case, Prosecution Pushes for Death You need to know and understand why their lives mattered.”
  8. Tsarnaev Defense Treads Carefully in TrialHow will the jury react to an admission of guilt?