Questionnaires Reveal Most Potential Jurors Believe Tsarnaev Is Guilty

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The trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will not begin on Monday, as was originally planned, and no new date has been set.

Lawyers for Tsarnaev are also trying for the third time to change the venue of the trial — they're pointing to questionnaires which reveal widespread preconceived notions about Tsarnaev and the bombings.


David Boeri, WBUR senior reporter. He tweets @davidboeri.


WBUR: Tsarnaev Lawyers Ask Again To Move Trial Outside Boston

  • "Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are making a third push to move his trial outside Massachusetts, citing a large number of prospective jurors who already believe he’s guilty."

WBUR: Court: Boston Marathon Bombing Trial Won’t Start Monday

  • "A federal court official says Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s trial will not begin as scheduled on Monday because jury selection is taking longer than anticipated."

This segment aired on January 22, 2015.


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