The topic of the Boston Marathon Bombings has resurfaced once again as the Netflix show American Manhunt: The Boston Marathon Bombing has been recently released. The show is a gripping retelling of the tragic events that took place on April 15, 2013, when two bombs were detonated near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, killing three people and injuring hundreds more. However, the show is not the only thing reigniting the public’s interest in the case. The recent Supreme Court ruling upholding Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s death penalty has also brought the case back into the spotlight.

Tsarnaev, along with his brother Tamerlan, was responsible for carrying out the bombings. Tamerlan was killed in a shootout with police, but Dzhokhar was captured and later sentenced to death for his involvement in the attacks. However, his lawyers argued that the trial was unfair and appealed the decision, leading to a lengthy legal battle that finally came to an end with the Supreme Court’s ruling.

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So why did the Supreme Court uphold Tsarnaev’s death penalty? In their decision, the court ruled that the trial judge had not made any errors that would have affected the outcome of the case. They also rejected Tsarnaev’s argument that the trial should have been moved to a different location due to the high level of media coverage and public opinion surrounding the case.

The decision has been met with both support and criticism. Some argue that the death penalty is necessary in cases like these, where innocent people were killed and injured. Others argue that the death penalty is immoral and that Tsarnaev should have been given a life sentence instead.

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Regardless of where one stands on the death penalty, it is clear that the Boston Marathon Bombings will continue to be a topic of interest and discussion for years to come. The tragedy of that day will never be forgotten, and the legal battles that followed serve as a reminder of the complexity of the justice system and the difficult decisions that must be made in cases like these.