The death penalty case against Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was built over 33 court days, with more than 150 witnesses and 900 pieces of evidence. This interactive timeline brings it all together, from opening statements to the jury’s death penalty verdict.
On each day’s card, find a summary of that day’s most important moment, the witnesses, and the evidence entered into testimony, as well as commentary from Globe columnist Kevin Cullen and WBUR reporter David Boeri in the podcast “Finish Line: Inside the Boston Marathon Bombing Trial.”
Navigate using the left arrow to review prior days and the right arrow to view subsequent days. To listen to the podcast, click the play button on each card. You can also subscribe on iTunes and listen on WBUR.org.
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