U.S. asks Supreme Court to reinstate death sentence of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

The U.S. Justice Department on Tuesday asked the Supreme Court to reinstate Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s death sentence for helping carry out the 2013 attack that killed three people and wounded more than 260 others. The department argues in its petition to the court that an appeals court improperly vacated the death penalty “in… Read More U.S. asks Supreme Court to reinstate death sentence of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

U.S. appeals court overturns death sentence of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

A federal appeals court on Friday overturned Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s death penalty sentence for helping carry out the 2013 attack, which killed three people and wounded more than 260 others. Tsarnaev and his older brother set off a pair of homemade pressure-cooker bombs near the finish line of the world-renowned race, tearing through… Read More U.S. appeals court overturns death sentence of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev