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Tsarnaev appeal puts blame on bias in hub; Calls for new trial, no death sentence

Dec 13, 2019 - Boston Herald

Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's legal team called for a new trial claiming he faced biased jurors and a tainted venue in Boston, his public defender argued Thursday before a federal appeals court on behalf of the death row inmate.

Tsarnaev's attorney, Daniel Habib, had the last word before three justices of the First Circuit Court of Appeals, saying two specific jurors were not properly vetted through jury questionnaires in the trial of Tsarnaev, who was not in the courtroom Thu...