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.

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The road to the death penalty for Tsarnaev

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

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Defense unable to generate sympathy for a terrorist

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In what may have been pivotal in the decision, the jury rejected the defense contention that Tsarnaev was remorseful.

Waiting for final word from Marathon bombing jury

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The panel, which is deciding whether Dzhokhar Tsarnaev receives the death penalty, reconvenes later Friday.

Tsarnaev jurors seek legal guidance from judge

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