White House: Tsarnaev to be tried in federal court
by Associated Press Wire
April 22, 2013 01:36 PM | 961 views | 1 1 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend | print
In this undated photo provided by Robin Young, Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev, poses for a photo after graduating from Cambridge Rindge and Latin High School. Tsarnaev has been identified as the surviving suspect in the marathon bombings. Two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing killed an MIT police officer, injured a transit officer in a firefight and threw explosive devices at police during a getaway attempt in a long night of violence that left one of them dead and another still at large Friday, April 19, 2013. (AP Photo/Robin Young)
In this undated photo provided by Robin Young, Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev, poses for a photo after graduating from Cambridge Rindge and Latin High School. Tsarnaev has been identified as the surviving suspect in the marathon bombings. Two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing killed an MIT police officer, injured a transit officer in a firefight and threw explosive devices at police during a getaway attempt in a long night of violence that left one of them dead and another still at large Friday, April 19, 2013. (AP Photo/Robin Young)
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says the surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing will not be tried as an enemy combatant in a military tribunal.

White House spokesman Jay Carney said Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will be prosecuted in the federal court system.

He says President Barack Obama's entire national security team supports the decision.

Tsarnaev is a naturalized U.S. citizen. Carney says that under U.S. law U.S. citizens cannot be tried in military commissions. Carney says that since Sept. 11, 2001, the federal court system has been used to convict and incarcerate hundreds of terrorists.

Tsarnaev, 19, and his older brother and suspected co-conspirator, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, were born in southern Russia.



Copyright 2013 The Associated Press.

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Ima Geniosuseus
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April 23, 2013
Toss It Out! The part of our Constitution allowing for trial of these alleged crimes should be tossed out because it is too dangerous to America! We should replace this part of the Constitution with relevant excerpts about eyes and teeth from the Bible.

However, the 2nd Amendment should be retained and strengthened, because of course it makes us safer and the Constitution is the most important document in the Universe except for when I want the Bible to be the most important document in the Universe. They are the same thing anyway.
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