Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

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Open Phones: On the Cover of Rolling Stone

Monday, July 22, 2013

New images of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, looking like a rock star on Rolling Stone's cover and dirtied and bloodied in photos released by a  Boston police officer have stirred controversy.  Why do you think it matters how the public sees Tsarnaev's face? Call 212-433-9692 or post your comments below.

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The Legal Questions Around the Boston Bombing

Monday, April 22, 2013

With the arrest of a suspect in the Boston bombing, there are now a host of legal questions emerging. Should he have been immediately read his Miranda rights? Should he be labelled an "enemy combatant"? What kind of trial will Dzhokhar Tsarnaev get? Legal journalist Andrew Cohen, contributor to The Atlantic, legal analyst for 60 Minutes, and fellow at the Brennan Center for Justice, provides context.

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Marathon Bombing Aftermath from Boston to DC

Monday, April 22, 2013

After the late-night arrest of Boston marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, a host of legal and political questions has emerged. Anna Palmer, Senior Washington Correspondent for POLITICO, discusses how DC is reacting: from debate over whether to treat him as an "enemy combatant" to what the incident may mean for immigration legislation. And the Boston Globe's Mark Arsenault discusses the latest in the investigation.

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