Dzhokhar Tsarnaev should not face the death penalty, even for a capital crime
The US Justice Department faces enormous pressure to seek the execution of Tsarnaev. But against terror, we should choose life.
There are two fundamental reasons why the death penalty should not be imposed in this case. The first is the obverse of the argument that if anyone deserves the death penalty, it is this defendant. That may well be true....

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