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The Biden administration supports the death penalty for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, despite the president's opposition to capital punishment.
Jeff Bauman and Carlos Arredondo were captured in the now-iconic photo in the aftermath of the attack.
"It was important to me to be able to give back in that way and help other people get what I have.”
Western powers "are criminals and they only understand the language of force."
After the attack, Haslet-Davis wasn't sure when she would be able to walk again -- let alone run long distances. But here she is learning to use the blade a few months before signing up for the 2016 Boston Marathon.
The chaotic confusion around the misidentification of Sunil Tripathi as a potential suspect led to what's now become a phenomenon that the power of social media has among journalists.
The millions fleeing ISIS and Bashar al-Assad need the government to get out of the way of their escape. The refugee program allows that escape and does not offer a promising avenue into the United States for would-be terrorists. It would be a tragedy if we were to lose sight of that.
Altogether -- 2015 has been one of the deadliest on record: 41 school shootings affecting tens of thousands of children, according to Erik Endress, CEO of Share911. We can't ignore the grim facts or enter into lengthy debates about gun policy. However, we can do something right now.
"I pray to Allah to bestow his mercy on you. I pray for your relief, for your healing, for your well-being, for your health
It's easy to believe in redemption for yourself. I mean, come on, you aren't that bad. But, do you believe redemption is possible for everyone?
How then can we reconcile the wildly disparate and seemingly arbitrary outcomes in such cases? How can we be sure that the ultimate punishment is reserved only for the "worst of the worst?"
The Boston bomber, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, has been sentenced to death. The 21-year-old man who accompanied his brother on a journey of violence and terrorism will now live out the years of his appeals process until a lethal injection is administered to end his life. Certainly there are no winners.
The Texas Department of Criminal Justice maintains a website devoted to executed offenders, which includes each inmate's
The Boston Bar Association, which opposes the death penalty, offered a more muted response. After Boston Marathon bomber
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was sentenced to death Friday for his role in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing. A jury deliberated for
The jury must unanimously agree on capital punishment. Tsarnaev will automatically get life without parole if just one juror
Jury duty is a valuable form of community involvement. Without jurors there would be no jury trials, and without jury trials we would lose an effective and fair way to seek justice and hold members of the community accountable.