Members of the Richard family helped Mayor Marty Walsh unveil commemorative banners on Boylston Street this morning. The mayor will hold a moment of silence at 2:49 p.m. and encourages people to share acts of kindness throughout the day.
We’ve all waited patiently for this: the penalty phase. Massachusetts hasn’t executed a man in 68 years, but federal law allows for the death penalty. Will the jury send Tsarnaev to die, or choose to save a life? The answer may lie in the jury selection process, commonly known as voir dire.
In this exclusive excerpt from Dave Wedge and Casey Sherman’s forthcoming book—recently picked up by 20th Century Fox—the authors recount the harrowing and heroic stories of Boylston Street’s first responders.