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  Av 11, 5780 , 01/08/20

Court overturns death sentence of Boston Marathon bomber

A federal appeals court on Friday tossed the death sentence of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who was convicted in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing.

A three-judge panel of the 1st US Circuit Court of Appeals ordered a new penalty-phase trial, finding that the judge who oversaw the case didn't sufficiently vet jurors for biases, Politico reported.

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