15 Mar 2015

Boston Bombing News: Thursday’s Proceedings in US v Tsarnaev

A Report from leftcoast5: March 12th 2015, Moakley Courthouse, Boston. US v Dzhokhar Tsarnaev General Observations: Defense and Prosecution Attorneys were in the courtroom and in place well before the official 9:00 am start time. Some technical issues appeared to be addressed as to monitors and what not before the

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06 Mar 2015

Boston Bombing News: Opening Statements

Opening statements in the case of US v Dzhokhar Tsarnaev took place on Wednesday, 4th. March at Moakley Federal Courthouse in Boston. A particularly prominent presence of both law enforcement and media was obvious outside the courthouse but I saw no sign of any protestors or demonstrators other than one

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08 Feb 2015

Boston Bombing News: Protecting the Propagandists?

It is undeniable that in all “terrorist” cases, (and most particularly those that are termed “Muslim terrorist” cases), government propaganda plays a most prominent role. The use of such propaganda has been  evident in the case of US v Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and indeed in the cases of Tsarnaev’s former friends

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16 Jan 2015

Boston Bombing News: Propaganda & Hypocrisy

Many of those who have researched events following the bombing of the Boston Marathon and followed the case of US v Tsarnaev are aware of and have indeed commented on the extensive use, by the government, of blatant propaganda. Now that jury selection is underway in the trial of Dzhokhar

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19 Dec 2014

Boston Bombing News: Tsarnaev Pretrial

Thursday, 18th. December saw the final pretrial conference in the case of U.S. v Dzhokhar Tsarnaev  at Moakley Courthouse in Boston. The trial is due to begin the first week of January, 2015. This hearing was scheduled for 10.00 am and the defendant arrived nearly four hours previous, escorted by

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10 Dec 2014

Boston Bombing News: Fact or Fiction?

“It contains inaccuracies, misconstrued quotations, and non-factual dramatizations” of marathon bombing suspects Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s interactions with Matanov.” These words are used by Paul Glickman, Khairullozhon Matanov’s defense attorney, in Document 88, (Motion For Hearing Concerning Leaks to Press and Dissemination of Documents by Law Enforcement), which was filed

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12 Nov 2014

Boston Bombing News: U.S. v Tsarnaev: 9th. Status Conference

The 9th. Status Conference in the case of US v Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was held at Moakley Courthouse in Boston on Wednesday, 12th. November at 10.00 am in Courtroom 9. The defense in this case were represented by Judy Clarke, William Fick and Timothy Watkins while William Weinreb, Aloke Chakravarty, Nadine

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07 Nov 2014

Boston Bombing News: What of Khairullozhon Matanov?

As we know, Khairullozhon Matanov is being held, prior to trial, in solitary confinement at Plymouth County Correctional Facility on charges which even the “Boston Globe” deem to be a prosecutorial over-reach.  These charges are one count of destroying ,altering and falsifying records, documents and tangible objects in a federal

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27 Oct 2014

Boston Bombing News: Leaks & Witness Intimidation??

Leaks: Re: Doc. 616: Friday, 24th. October saw the latest filing, by the  defense , in the case of U.S. v Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Doc. 616: Defendant’s Third Motion for Hearing to Address Leaks by Law Enforcement can be found here: http://thebostonmarathonbombings.weebly.com/uploads/2/4/2/6/24264849/leaks111.pdf On page 1) of this document Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s defense

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20 Oct 2014

U.S. v Tsarnaev: 8th Status Conference

Note for Regular Readers of the “Boston Bombing News”: Today’s hearing was very brief. (All of fifteen minutes.) For this reason, my report on today’s proceedings  is equally brief and not worthy of the “BBN” prefix! pbszebra is ready to follow woodybox with something far more substantial but I have

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