The Boston bombing is so horrific, and the evidence of guilt apparently so overwhelming, that the country might wish to go straight to the punishment stage, but that is not how our system of justice functions.
It seems that the current administration led by President Obama has learned important lessons about not over-reacting, about defeating terrorism through resilience and respect for civil liberties like the right to a trial.
Jeff Johnson, host of BLIS.FM's The Intersection, joins Alicia and Marc to discuss the gun control bill that failed to pass.
Lawmakers have weighed in on how Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev should eventually be tried. We examine officials' decision to not read him his Miranda rights before interrogation, how the media failed and how Boston is healing.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein strongly rejected calls to declare Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev an enemy combatant, arguing that it would be unconstitutional to do so.
It is nice to know that we won't use drone strikes on American soil. Perhaps some day we won't fly drones over countries with which we are not at war.