The Justice Department is giving Dzhokhar Tsarnaev “what he wants” by seeking the death penalty for last year’s Boston Marathon bombings, Alan Dershowitz told Newsmax today.
“It will make him more famous,” the former Harvard law professor said in an exclusive interview. “It’ll attract more attention.
“It’ll give him an opportunity to make his jihad statements. It will focus a lot of attention on whether he lives or dies. This is going to give him what he wants.
“After all, why did he commit this crime?” Derschowitz asked. “He had nothing against the people he killed. What he wanted to do was make a statement – and now, he’s being given an opportunity to make that statement in an extreme context.”
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