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  •   Home > News > Law and Order

    A federal appeals court has overturned the death sentences of the man convicted in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing

    A federal appeals court has overturned the death sentences of the man convicted in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing


    A three-judge panel of the US Circuit Court of Appeals ordered a new penalty-phase trial, finding that the judge who oversaw the case didn't sufficiently vet jurors for biases.

    The panel says 27-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will spend his remaining days behind bars.

    The attack killed three people and injured more than 260 others.

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