A judge approved the appointment of the lawyer who represented convicted 1996 Olympics bomber Eric Rudolph to the legal defense team of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing.
Lawyers for Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh spent months polling the public and analyzing news reports in search of a more favorable venue for his trial over the attack that killed 168 people, including 19 children.
The prosecution of Tucson, Arizona, shooting suspect Jared Lee Loughner for murder and attempted murder in an attack on 19 people including Representative Gabrielle Giffords will be moved to a U.S. courthouse there under an agreement between his lawyer and the government.
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the former college student accused of bombing the Boston Marathon, lost a court bid to hire a second lawyer experienced in overcoming federal death-penalty cases against Muslim terrorists.
Jared Lee Loughner , accused of attempting to kill U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords and two of her aides during a Jan. 8 shooting rampage in Tucson, Arizona, pleaded not guilty in a Phoenix courtroom.
Jared Lee Loughner , accused of attempting to assassinate U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords and of killing U.S. District Judge John Roll , returned to federal custody after appearing in court for the first time and being assigned a lawyer who has represented infamous murderers.