Death penalty for Tsarnaev

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Dzhokhar Tsarnaev stood with his attorneys as he received the death sentence on Friday.

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Kevin Corcoran cried as he hugged his daughter, Sydney (left) and his wife, Celeste, who were both injured in the bombings.

Sydney Corcoran (left) held her mother Celeste’s hand as they watched the verdict on television.

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Sydney Corcoran (left) held her mother Celeste’s hand as they watched the verdict on television.

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A bouquet of flowers lay on the Marathon finish line after Friday’s sentencing.

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US Attorney Carmen Ortiz spoke to the media following the sentencing on Friday.

Survivor Liz Norden was comforted by first responder Mike Ward as she spoke to the media.

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Survivor Liz Norden was comforted by first responder Mike Ward as she spoke to the media.

Bombing survivor Karen Brassard spoke to the media after Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was sentenced to death on Friday.

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Bombing survivor Karen Brassard spoke to the media after Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was sentenced to death on Friday.

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was convicted of the Marathon bombings last month.

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Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was convicted of the Marathon bombings last month.

Karen Snyder (right) and Kathryn Vanwie reacted to the announcement of the death penalty verdictoutside the courthouse.

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Karen Snyder (right) and Kathryn Vanwie reacted to the announcement of the death penalty verdict outside the courthouse.

Tsarnaev was convicted in the deaths of Krystle Campbell, Sean Collier, Lingzi Lu, and Martin Richard.

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Tsarnaev was convicted in the deaths of Krystle Campbell, Sean Collier, Lingzi Lu, and Martin Richard.

The defense argued that Dzhokhar’s brother Tamerlan was the mastermind.

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The defense argued that Dzhokhar’s brother Tamerlan was the mastermind.

A photo of the note Tsarnaev left in a Watertown boat.

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A photo of the note Tsarnaev left in a Watertown boat.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/05/17/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Exh18A[1]-8693.jpg The road to the death penalty for Tsarnaev

Photos played a major role in the government’s success in convincing jurors to unanimously approve the death penalty.

KEVIN CULLEN

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/05/15/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/cullen--90x90.png After what jurors saw, no simple choice

The jury wasn’t dealing with this in the abstract. It was in front of them, day after day, for two months.

Boston Ma 05/15/2015 United States Attorney for the district of Massachusetts Carmen Ortiz leads a press conference after Marathon Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was given the death penealty by jury. Topic: Reporter

What happens next after the jury’s decision?

A formal sentencing hearing will be scheduled, at which time Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will be given the option of addressing the court.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/05/15/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/IMG_0418.JPG Emotions ranged from satisfaction to sorrow after sentencing

“This was what I was definitely hoping for,” said Shane O’Hara, manager of a store near where one bomb went off.

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Federal death sentences lead to endless legal appeals, which will afford Tsarnaev a platform for years to come.

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is shown in a sketch with his attorneys.

Jurors rejected key elements of defense case

Only three jurors said they agreed that Dzhokhar Tsarnaev had committed the crimes because of his brother.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/05/15/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/slider_ryan_deathpenalty2_met.jpg Sense of relief for some survivors, but little peace

The response was swift from some of those injured in the bombings.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/04/10/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/tsarnaev150-8422.jpg Tsarnaev’s death sentence is a rare outcome

Only three people have been executed in the past three decades in federal cases that carry capital punishment.

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/05/05/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/aunt150-8183.jpg Tsarnaev tears up after relative is overcome on stand

The Marathon bomber seemed to react to his aunt’s uncontrollable sobs on the witness stand with tears of his own.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/04/08/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/tsar150-8201.jpg Few favor death for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, poll finds

Less than 20 percent of Mass. residents believe the convicted Marathon bomber should be put to death, according to a Globe poll.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/12/23/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/tlumacki-thecorcoransmarathonvictims_metro068.jpg Richard family’s heartfelt plea raises complex issues

In legal circles, the impact of the family’s opposition to the death penalty in the Tsarnaev case was a matter of intense debate.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/05/14/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/b34fc59583734e24a4729aa0d2086b19-b34fc59583734e24a4729aa0d2086b19-0.jpg Tsarnaev jurors seek legal guidance from judge

Jurors asked questions relating to the definitions of “aiding and abetting,” “intent,” and “conspiracy.”

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/05/13/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/tsarnaev150-8782.jpg Jurors begin deliberations in Marathon bombing trial

Panel members are sorting through a 24-page verdict slip meant to help them decide whether the bomber should receive the death penalty.

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/05/11/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/cullen-8777.jpg Will Tsarnaev jurors trust a nun, or their eyes?

Sometimes, as the Apostle Thomas might put it, seeing is believing.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/05/06/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/tsar150-8270.jpg Tsarnaev defense team cites influence of family culture

The prosecution challenged the idea that Dzhokhar was shaped by the culture to adopt a traditional obedient role.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/05/11/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/fd4b3be0681e4e439d84c7f6ccc3334b-fd4b3be0681e4e439d84c7f6ccc3334b-0.jpg As trial winds down, nun attempts to humanize Tsarnaev

“He said emphatically, ‘No one deserves to suffer like they did,’” Sister Helen Prejean told the Dzhokhar Tsarnaev trial jury.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/05/04/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/7cb8e4ca9d50499db217e69b1a377499-7cb8e4ca9d50499db217e69b1a377499-0-2976.jpg Tsarnaev still an enigma as sentencing phase nears end

More than 40 defense witnesses have painted a portrait of the Tsarnaev family, but Dzhokhar himself remains inscrutable.

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/02/28/BostonGlobe.com/Special/Advance/Images/podcast.jpg Judge officially sentences Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death

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