Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s lawyers called only four witnesses in their attempt to convince the jury that his older brother Tamerlan masterminded the April 2013 attacks.
After calling 92 witnesses over 15 days, the government rested its case against 21-year-old defendant Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in the Boston Marathon bombing trial. Now it is the defense’s turn to present its case. Here are eight key moments from the trial.
The prosecution called 92 witnesses over 15 days of testimony, closing its case with Boston’s chief medical examiner describing the death of 8-year-old Martin Richard.
The bomb may have been intended for a military operation located nearby.
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s text messages after the attack were shown to the jury on Monday at the Boston Marathon bombing trial.
Stephen Silva told the jury on Tuesday that he provided the Ruger handgun that the Tsarnaevs used to kill an MIT cop, carjack another man, and face off against the Watertown police following the Boston Marathon bombings.
The jury in the Boston bombing trial viewed the entire boat that defendant Dzhokhar Tsarnaev hid in during the four-day manhunt.
Here’s the complete video and 911 call from Dun Meng, the man carjacked by the Tsarnaev brothers after the Boston bombing.
Dun Meng told jurors about bolting out of the SUV at a gas station as one of the Tsarnaev brothers tried to grab him.
The video was shown at the trial of Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. A redacted version that didn’t show the shooting was released to media on Wednesday.
This is what Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev wrote while he was hiding inside a boat in Watertown.
Surveillance footage along the marathon route played in court Monday – and never seen before – showed Dzhokhar Tsarnaev leaving a spot right before a bomb detonated.
Bill Richard, father of the youngest person killed at the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, testified Thursday at the trial of accused bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
Just hours after testifying at the Boston Marathon bombing trial, Rebekah Gregory posted a letter to the accused bomber on her Facebook page. “Dear Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, my name is Rebekah Gregory. We don’t really know each other and never will. “
Lawyers for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev argued Monday that the jury should be shown the entire boat in which the accused bomber was found hiding during the April 2013 manhunt.
The judge in the Boston Marathon bombing trial has denied suspected bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s request to have conspiracy theorists and demonstrators banned from outside the courthouse.
Judge George O’Toole said the accused Boston bomber’s most recent attempt to move his trial has “even less, not more, merit than the prior ones” in denying the change of venue motion. An appeals court will now decide whether or not to grant the request.
Lawyers say the popularity of the photos show that suspected bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev can’t get a fair trial in Boston.
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s defense team are using nasty tweets and Facebook posts to discredit possible jurors in the Boston Marathon bombing trial.
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s lawyers had tough follow-up questions for possible jurors on day three of individual questioning in the Boston bombing trial.
It’s the latest phase of jury selection in the trial of cccused marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
Khairullozhon Matanov, 24, a friend of Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev who allegedly met and spoke with the brothers multiple times during the week of the Boston bombing, pleaded guilty to misleading investigators.
Judy Clarke is one of the most sought-after defense attorneys for the most reviled criminals. If Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is convicted, would she be able to convince a jury considering the death penalty that he deserves to live?
Federal authorities are offering $10,000 to anyone with information leading to the capture of the suspect.
One police officer died in the blast.
The case against Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is officially underway, as jury selection began Monday in Boston. BuzzFeed News reporter Mike Hayes is at the courthouse.
Jury selection will start Monday.
Jury selection in Boston Marathon bombing trial starts Monday.
The Boston Marathon bombing defendant has filed a motion to have his so-called “supporters” banned from demonstrating outside the courthouse during the trial.
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev appeared in federal court in Boston for the final hearing before his death penalty trial starts in January.