Milton J. Valencia

Valencia covers the federal courts and law enforcement for the Metro desk. He has been with the Globe since 2007, as a regional reporter and as a general assignment reporter on the morning and night shifts. His stories focus on quality-of-life issues, while also analyzing crime trends and law enforcement policies.

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With Tsarnaev penalty phase set, outcome far from certain

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A death sentence is supported only one out of three times that it is brought before jurors, records show.

US attorney says sentiments of all Marathon victims important

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Carmen Ortiz said the views of victims and survivors “have been heard and have played a role” in the case’s handling.

Tsarnaev jurors can’t watch Marathon, bombing anniversary coverage

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The judge in the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev also said the sentencing phase could last about four weeks.

Revealing Tsarnaev verdict fell to restaurant manager

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Her identity is secret, but personal details have emerged about the jury forewoman in the Marathon bombing trial.