Next Steps In Tsarnaev Case: Mass. Attorney On What's To Come03:49

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The verdict is in, but the legal proceedings continue over the death sentence for convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

First, there's the formality of a sentencing hearing and an appeal in a death penalty case is automatic.

To talk about what comes next, we turn again to one of the few Massachusetts defense lawyers with experience in a death penalty case. Attorney David Hoose joins Morning Edition; he successfully fought the death penalty for nurse Kristen Gilbert, who was convicted of fatally poisoning patients at the VA Medical Center in Northampton.

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

This segment aired on May 18, 2015.


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Deborah Becker is a senior correspondent and host at WBUR. Her reporting focuses on mental health, criminal justice and education.