After two terrorist bombs shattered lives at the 2013 Boston Marathon, writes Richard Beinecke, public support has helped heal psychic wounds.
Life will return. The human spirit will endure. Vive la France.
Is he unredeemable, or is he a person capable of awakening to the moral horror of what he did? Why are so desperate to understand?
Forgiveness need not mean forgetting or acquiescing, but is it necessary to effect change?
Our mortal inability to adequately fathom others with subtlety and humility: this is our universal tragedy.
The novelist, a daughter of Holocaust survivors, wrestles with the question of whether forgiveness is possible in the cases of the Boston Marathon bomber and the Charleston shooting suspect.
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev...can now serve as a cautionary example to others: The resolve of ideology dissolves in the face of the concrete harm it attempts to legitimate.
It may well be that this jury was the fairest that could be selected, given the requirement of death qualification. Or not.
Among the issues to explore in an appeal of Tsarnaev's death sentence is the question of whether a heavy thumb was placed on the scale of justice in favor of...
The convicted Boston Marathon bomber's options are extensive, says Daniel S. Medwed, but not endless.
This is what 'Boston Strong' has wrought -- state-sponsored murder camouflaged as righteous retribution.
Why shouldn’t defense attorneys have been permitted to invoke the preferences of prominent survivors for a life sentence instead of death?
Before Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was the convicted Boston Marathon bomber, he was Becki Norris’ beloved student.
Boston is the city I love. The city I honor every time I run.
No matter what the cost, the trial was worthwhile. Its value cannot be measured in money alone.
After the verdict, the real challenge begins.
Considering the costs and systemic impacts of the death penalty, also known as the prosaic flip side of the debate.
It’s tempting to believe that Dzhokhar Tsarnaev deserves to have the entire weight of the country’s prosecutorial might bearing down on him. But does it help our community heal?
Two years after the bombings, with the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev still underway, the city is not ready for its trauma to be transformed into entertainment.
If any case called out for full community access to the judicial process, it was this one.