Heather and Eric analyze the Biden DOJ's brief asking SCOTUS to reinstate Jahar's death sentence.
Appealcast – First Circuit Decision Extravaganza, Pt. 2
Heather and Tom Frizzell further discuss the July 31, 2020 First Circuit Court decision to overturn Dzhokhar "Jahar" Tsarnaev's death sentence. In this episode, we talk about the remainder of the appellate rulings and the significance of the "smaller" issues, including the far-reaching consequences of anti-Muslim bias, new case details revealed by the decision, and the vacation of three of Jahar's convictions in the guilt phase. We also discuss the political reaction to the decision, next steps for the appeal, and what you can do to help.
Appealcast – First Circuit Decision Extravaganza, Pt. 1
Victory: The First Circuit Court Overturns Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s Death Sentence
Appealcast #3 – Jahar’s Appeal Hearing
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s Appeal Hearing: the Highlights
Orientalism, Islamophobia, and the Tsarnaev Case, Part 3: The Micro, Continued
Orientalism, Islamophobia, and the Tsarnaev Case; or, What I Learned in Grad School, Part 2: The Micro
Orientalism, Islamophobia, and the Tsarnaev Case; or, What I Learned in Grad School, Part 1: The Macro
In this three-part podcast miniseries, Heather is joined by Tom "Attorney Dad" Frizzell in a bit of a role reversal. Tom plays host and invites Heather to share what she learned in her Master's program in International Studies at the University of Washington. She discusses how writing her academic thesis on Dzhokhar "Jahar" Tsarnaev's case helped her better understand not just the Boston Marathon bombing, but the War on Terror, American foreign policy, and systemic discrimination against Muslims.