4th Day of Jury Deliberations in Robel Phillipos Trial
Posted on Fri Oct 24, 2014 at 02:18:24 PM EST
Tags: Robel Phillipos, Boston Marathon Bombing, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (all tags)
The jury is in its fourth day of deliberations in the trial of Robel Phillipos, the friend of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev charged with two counts of making a false statement to federal officials in a terror investigation. Count One pertains to his statements to authorities on April 20, 2013, and Count 2 relates to statements made on April 25, 2013.
One of the reasons it may be taking so long: The jury must be unanimous as to any particular false statement he made. While there are only two counts, there are two allegedly false statements in the first count and seven in the second count. The jury has to discuss and arrive at a consensus on each. [More....]
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