You react: The Tsarnaev trial

Should Dzhokhar Tsarnaev change his plea to guilty?

From the Globe Opinion forum, “You react: The Tsarnaev trial,” here are some of the best responses to the question: “Should Dzhokhar Tsarnaev change his plea to guilty?”

“Yes, for the mere fact that it would spare the victims and their families the anguish of a trial. The best thing that could happen is a guilty plea and for him to rot and fade into obscurity.” — Justin Voldman

“No. If he does, he might live.” — Thomas Thompson


“If Mr. Tsarnaev is the victim of his brother’s bullying and has been brainwashed by the jihadist view of the world, let him admit it, plead guilty, and let’s get on with this. The mayhem, death, and destruction that he created still pulses through our society. He needs to be held accountable.” — Diane Findlen Garrow

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