Would Tsarnaev Enter A Guilty Plea?

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With opening statements coming this week in the trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, and now that a federal appeals court has ruled again that the trial cannot be moved out of Boston, there is some speculation that perhaps Tsarnaev will plead guilty and avoid a trial.

It's only legal speculation, but in a case so important to Boston, we asked Nancy Gertner, a former federal judge, to join Morning Edition and talk about it.

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

This segment aired on March 2, 2015.


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