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In this 2004 file photo, Gary Lee Sampson, center, is escorted into Hillsborough County Superior Court in Nashua, New Hampshire. (Jim Cole/AP)
In this 2004 file photo, Gary Lee Sampson, center, is escorted into Hillsborough County Superior Court in Nashua, New Hampshire. (Jim Cole/AP)
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Today at the U.S. District Court in Boston, attorneys made opening arguments in the re-sentencing trial of Gary Lee Sampson.

Thirteen years ago Sampson became the first federal defendant ever sentenced to death in Massachusetts. But in 2011, the judge overturned that sentence, because one of the jurors in the case lied during jury selection.

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

This segment aired on November 2, 2016.

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