Essay about What Makes Two Homemade Pressure Cookers?

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Thousands of friends, family and fans gather each with pride, happiness, and their cameras to capture the exciting moments of the bright and sunny April afternoon of the 2013 Boston Marathon. Their excitement is booming through the elated crowd and spreading like a wildfire. Sweat and tears are flying from exhausted runners and their long 26.2 mile journey to the finish. Everyone is so caught up in the moment, how could anything possibly go wrong? Needless to say, the detonation of two bombs was the last thing that would cross anyone’s mind until suddenly, it was the only thing on everyone’s mind. Two homemade pressure cookers are set off just 12 seconds apart and less than 100 yards from each other and in the blink of an eye an exciting day turns into a devastating day. April 15, 2013 was the day brothers Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev bombed America’s spirit, quite literally.
After four long days of investigation, Dzhokhar is captured and taken into police custody while Tamerlan was killed in a getaway attempt. Eventually, Dzhokhar receives a lawyer and is tried for his actions. This trial, like many others, does not consist of hours upon hours of interrogating innocent bystanders and lecturing lawyers; a lot of visual evidence was recovered and used for trial. According to “Trial Lawyers Cater to Jurors’ Demands for Visual Evidence” by Sylvia Hsieh, it seems like a requirement that lawyers need to balance both visual and audible evidence in presenting their cases due to…

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