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Boston Marathon bomber’s case thrown back to lower court for probe of ‘juror bias’

Posted on AllSides March 21st, 2024
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A federal appeals court on Thursday ordered the case of the Boston Marathon bomber to be returned to a lower court to probe for juror bias. The Boston-based 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals found that the trial judge did not adequately probe juror claims from Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's defense team. The defense had pushed for the court to throw out Tsarnaev’s death sentence while claiming bias by two people who sat on the jury that convicted him for his role in the bombing that killed three people and injured hundreds...

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