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  • Carr: Tsarnaevsí tab just the beginning

    05/01/2013 12:07:24 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 14 replies
    Boston Herald.com ^ | May 1 ,2013 | Howie Carr
    One hundred thousand bucks? I guarantee you thatís just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the welfare thatís been dished out to these Chechen chiselers over the last decade. Itís now been confirmed that the Tsarnaevs got Section 8 housing. They lived in Cambridge. Rents are expensive even in the not-so-nice parts of the Peopleís Republic. Letís figure $800 a month in subsidies, over 10 years. At that rate, Section 8 alone would come to $96,000. (If these numbers are off, Gov. Patrick, feel free to give the Herald the 500 pages you turned over to the...
  • Famed death penalty foe named to Tsarnaev defense team

    04/30/2013 5:01:44 AM PDT · by Rennes Templar · 28 replies
    CBS News ^ | April 30, 2013
    The defense team representing the Boston Marathon bombing suspect got a major boost Monday with the addition of Judy Clarke, a San Diego lawyer who has won life sentences instead of the death penalty for several high-profile clients, including the Unabomber and the gunman in the rampage that injured former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. Clarke's appointment was approved Monday by U.S. Magistrate Judge Marianne Bowler. The judge denied, at least for now, a request from Miriam Conrad, the public defender of 19-year-old suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, to appoint a second death penalty lawyer, David Bruck, a professor at Washington and Lee...
  • Federal death penalty attorney to defend Tsarnaev

    04/30/2013 5:17:39 AM PDT · by haffast · 8 replies
    UPI ^ | April 30, 2013 at 3:00 AM | UPI
    BOSTON, April 30 (UPI) -- The lawyer who saved Tucson shooter Jared Loughner and Unabomber Ted Kaczynski from the death penalty was assigned to defend the alleged Boston Marathon bomber. San Diego criminal defense attorney Judy Clarke has the "background, knowledge and experience" that will "enable her to provide adequate representation" to suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, U.S. Magistrate Judge Marianne Bowler said in a ruling. Clarke will join three other public defenders -- Miriam Conrad, Massachusetts' chief federal public defender, and two assistant public defenders -- in defending Tsarnaev, 19, who faces charges of using a weapon of mass destruction and...
  • Prominent death penalty lawyer Judy Clarke appointed for Boston Marathon bombing suspect

    04/29/2013 5:02:58 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 20 replies
    BOSTON ó The defense team representing the Boston Marathon bombing suspect got a major boost Monday with the addition of Judy Clarke, a San Diego lawyer who has managed to get life sentences instead of the death penalty for several high-profile clients, including the Unabomber and the gunman in the rampage that injured former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. Clarkeís appointment was approved Monday by U.S. Magistrate Judge Marianne Bowler....