Patricia Wen

Wen writes mostly about social service, family and health issues. She has twice been a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, once for feature writing and also as part of a team for national reporting. A Harvard graduate, Wen has also twice won the Casey Medal for coverage of children and family issues.

Latest stories

Lawyers hunt too-eager Tsarnaev jurors

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Attorneys are watching for those trying too hard to get on the panel in one of the most watched cases in Boston history.

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev case jury is slow to form

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The selection of a jury for a death penalty trial could take a month, if not longer.

Hundreds get an introduction to Tsarnaev

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The judge plans to have 12 jurors and six alternates in place so that the case can begin “in proper” on Jan. 26.

Potential Tsarnaev jurors face deeper questioning

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Defense lawyers, prosecutors, and the judge are looking for any detail or hint that might reveal whether the juror should be disqualified.