Judge Rejects Marathon Bombing Suspect’s Request to Move Trial

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The trial of Boston Marathon Bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsaranaev will take place in Boston after a judge denied his lawyers’ request to move the trial out of state.

U.S. District Court Judge George O’Toole Jr. announced his decision on Wednesday. The ruling means jury selection will begin on Monday, according to an article on WBUR’s website.

Tsarnaev’s lawyers argued that their client could not a fair trial in Massachusetts because of the heavy media coverage of the bombing, search for suspects and capture of Tsarnaev.

Read more here: http://www.wbur.org/2014/12/31/judge-denies-to-move-delay-tsarnaev-trial

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