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Supreme Court to consider reinstating death sentences for Boston Marathon bomber

Posted on AllSides October 13th, 2021
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Washington — The Supreme Court will convene Wednesday to hear oral arguments in a legal dispute involving the fate of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, whose death sentences were tossed out by a lower court last year.

The Biden administration is asking the high court to reinstate the capital sentences that Tsarnaev, now 28, received for his acts in the deadly bombings that took place eight years ago, and the justices are set to hear arguments days after participants crossed the finish line at the 125th running of the marathon, held Monday. 


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