Jurors in the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev have been shown pressure cooker parts, BBs, nails and a piece of hobby fuse that were found in his apartment.
The judge says prosecutors are “about a week or so” away from resting their case against the former New England Patriots player.
WBUR’s David Boeri discusses the prosecution’s recent positions as it winds down its case in the first phase of the trial of admitted Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
Jurors in the Boston Marathon bombing trial heard more testimony Tuesday about the weapons used in Watertown, and about some of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s school records from UMass Dartmouth.
In appealing his loss of financial aid, Tsarnaev wrote that he had been unable to concentrate on his studies because he had “lost too many” loved ones in Chechnya during the previous year.
Jurors in the trial of admitted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Monday heard more testimony about the contents of Tsarnaev’s computer and from a terrorism expert.
The 5-2 decision by the Supreme Judicial Court builds on a December 2013 ruling that found mandatory life sentences for juveniles without the possibility of parole is unconstitutional.
In the note, Tsarnaev condemned U.S. actions in Muslim countries and asked Allah to make him a “shaheed,” a martyr, said Matthew Levitt, a terrorism expert at The Washington Institute, a think tank that focuses on U.S. policy in the Middle East.
The lawyer for a Florida man who bought a .22-caliber weapon found in the woods near Aaron Hernandez’s home says his client has been granted immunity in the former New England Patriots player’s murder trial.
Aaron Hernandez has pleaded not guilty to the June 2013 killing of Odin Lloyd
The focus of testimony in the Boston Marathon bombing trial Thursday was the scene in Watertown as well as files found on multiple electronic devices owned by the Tsarnaevs.
Jurors Thursday got a glimpse of the contents of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s computer, which included extremist materials such as Inspire magazine.