As Lawyers Motion To Move Tsarnaev Trial For 3rd Time, Judge Pushes Back04:47

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For a third time, lawyers for accused Boston Marathon bomber Dhozkhar Tsarnaev are trying to get his terrorism trial moved out of Boston. They suggest in a new motion there's now evidence the judge in the case was wrong to believe a fair trial here is possible.

They say initial questionnaires filled out by 1,400 prospective jurors show 68 percent of them showed up already believing Tsarnaev is guilty.

WBUR's Senior Reporter David Boeri joins Morning Edition with a report on how the judge is pushing back by accusing the lawyers of violating court confidentiality.

To hear the full report, click on the audio player above.

This segment aired on January 23, 2015.


David Boeri Twitter Senior Reporter
Now retired, David Boeri was a senior reporter at WBUR.