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Experts Question Legal Theory That Makes Boston Bomber Eligible for Death

Now that a jury has found Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev guilty on 30 federal charges – 17 of which carry the death penalty – the trial now moves to the sentencing phase. The seven women and five men on the jury will now decide whether Tsarnaev should be executed or spend the rest of his life in prison. That Tsarnaev is even facing the death penalty is a prospect that troubles some legal experts – even some who support the death penalty. At the heart of the debate is the...

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