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Death penalty phase in Boston bombing case underway

April 21, 2015
Pete Williams | NBC News
The penalty phase in the trial begins with the victims' families divided over whether Dzhokhar Tsarnaev should be sentenced to death, or life in prison. NBC's justice correspondent Pete Williams reports.
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Their Dead Son Was Blamed for Boston Bombing

April 20, 2015
Nancy Youssef | The Daily Beast
A new documentary shows what the family of a boy wrongly accused in the Boston Bombing went through.
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Guilty verdict in Boston bombing trial may bolster chance of death sentence

April 8, 2015
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was found guilty of all 30 charges relating to the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing that killed three people and wounded more than 260. With multiple counts punishable by death, the next phase of the trial will decide whether Tsarnaev should receive the death penalty. Gwen Ifill talks to Adam Reilly of WGBH, who was in the courtroom when the verdict was read.
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Boston Bombing Trial: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Guilty on All Counts; Faces Death

April 9, 2015
Pete Williams | NBC News
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been convicted for his role in the April 15, 2013, bombings of the Boston Marathon, ending the first phase of a terror trial that will now continue with a penalty phase to determine whether he will be executed.
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Boston bombing jury to begin deliberations after emotional trial

April 6, 2015
Attorneys for both sides in the Boston Bombing trial have presented their closing arguments, and the case has gone to the jury for a verdict. Gwen Ifill talks to Adam Reilly of WGBH, who has been reporting on the trial throughout, about the dramatic testimonies, courtroom tactics and what happens after the verdict comes in.
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Closing arguments ahead for Boston bombing jury

April 1, 2015
Pete Williams | NBC News
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s lawyers have conceded that he took party in the Boston Marathon bombings, but insist it was his brother who was in charge. Lawyers will give closing arguments Monday. NBC justice correspondent Pete Williams reports.
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Will accused Boston bomber testify at his trial?

March 17, 2015
Pete Williams | NBC News
The Boston Marathon bombing trial focuses on the end of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s 24 hours on the run. His defense team must soon decide if they’ll put him on the stand. NBC justice correspondent Pete Williams reports.
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Boston Marathon Bomber Went About Normal Business After Blasts

March 10, 2015
Pete Williams | NBC News
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who has admitted taking part in the deadly 2013 Boston Marathon bombings, went about his life as though nothing had happened, even going shopping for milk less than a half-hour after the explosions, jurors were told — and shown — Monday.
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Boston Marathon Suspect Seeks Delay Following Paris Attack

January 14, 2015
Pete Williams | NBC News
Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are asking the judge to suspend jury selection for "at least one month" — because of last week's terror attacks in Paris.
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