Justices Will Decide Whether to Reinstate Death Penalty for Boston Marathon Bomber

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WASHINGTON, DC — March 24, 2021 — Nearly eight years after two homemade bombs detonated near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, killing three people and injuring hundreds of others, the Supreme Court announced on Monday that it would review the case of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who was sentenced to death for his role in the 2013 bombings. The U.S. …

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Argument Analysis: Justices Focus on Mootness in Challenge to Now-Repealed New York City Gun Law

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — December 2, 2019 — This morning the Supreme Court heard oral argument in a challenge to the constitutionality of a New York City rule that barred gun owners from taking their licensed guns outside the city. The gun owners argued that the rule violated their right to “keep and bear arms” under the Constitution’s Second Amendment. But …

eHeziArgument Analysis: Justices Focus on Mootness in Challenge to Now-Repealed New York City Gun Law