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Appeals court turns down request to relocate Boston Marathon bombing trial
Appeals court turns down request to relocate Boston Marathon bombing trial

A federal appeals court refused late Friday to move the Boston Marathon bombing trial out of Boston, clearing the way for a local jury to decide the fate of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in the terrorist attack that two years ago killed three and injured more than 260 people. The three-judge panel of the 1st Circuit Court of Appeals ruled 2-1 against the Tsarnaev legal defense team's position that too many Boston area residents have pre-judged Tsarnaev and a fair and impartial jury cannot be found. The court found that the defense did not meet the standard necessary for  a change of venue. "Any high-profile case will receive significant media attention," the panel said....

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