The attorneys say in a motion filed Wednesday their preliminary survey of the attitudes of potential jurors in Boston, Springfield, New York City and Washington found Washington would be the most favorable location for a trial.
U.S. District Court Judge George O’Toole said it was “highly inappropriate” for prosecutors to draw a distinction between a “naturalized” and “natural-born” U.S. citizen.
Tsarnaev’s lawyers said they intend to file a change of venue motion, but they asked for more time to analyze media coverage of the case before filing the request.
A self-described friend of the Tsarnaev brothers is being held without bail on charges of destroying evidence and lying to federal agents investigating the Boston Marathon bombings.
A recently indicted friend of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects has been ordered held without bail, because his lawyer can’t find him a place to live if he were released.
Dias Kadyrbayev told federal agents he suspected his friend was being sought in the deadly attack when he removed items from his dorm room.
Defense lawyers are moving to have statements Dias Kadyrbayev made to investigators thrown out.
Federal prosecutors say evidence seized from a Cambridge apartment where the Boston Marathon bombing suspect once lived should be admitted as evidence because he no longer lived there and expected to die.
A friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has taken the witness stand at a hearing on his own motion to suppress statements he made to authorities.
U.S. Rep. William Keating says the House has approved a measure to encourage stronger intelligence sharing between federal, state and local law enforcement agencies.
Federal prosecutors say the Boston Marathon bombing suspects used “relatively sophisticated” bombs.
Boston Marathon bombing hero and peace activist Carlos Arredondo has settled a brutality suit he brought against four city officers who arrested him during the late U.S. Sen. Edward M. Kennedy’s funeral procession in 2009.
A federal judge on Thursday refused to suppress statements allegedly made by two friends of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev following the deadly 2013 bombing.
A federal judge hears more testimony Thursday about the treatment of three friends of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in the hours before they were arrested.
More law enforcement officials are scheduled to testify at a federal hearing on whether to suppress a confession by a friend of the Boston Marathon bombing suspect.
An FBI Special Agent will continue testifying Wednesday in a pre-trail hearing involving three friends of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.