Tag Archives: Judy Clarke

Those Things He Was Saying Today: Reflections on the Tsarnaev Sentencing

On Wednesday, I attended Jahar’s formal sentencing in Boston.  I had hemmed and hawed for a long time over whether to go or not.  I don’t have a lot of extra vacation days to take, and they didn’t give much … Continue reading

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Unanswered Prayers: Reflections on my Day at the Tsarnaev Trial

Sometimes when you’re planning something for a long time, you end up thinking about it so much that you develop expectations for exactly how it’s going to go.  I had planned to go to Jahar’s trial for two days in … Continue reading

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Reflections About Jury Selection

I realized that while we have been retweeting reporters’ tweets for the duration of jury selection, we have yet to make a blog entry about what’s been happening. With the jury set to be whittled down to 18 (12 jurors … Continue reading

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How would you pray if…

In light of the news that Eric Holder decided to pursue the death penalty in Jahar’s case, God placed something upon my heart that I would like to share as a challenge to all of us. Now I realize that … Continue reading

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Special Administrative Measures and pertinent prayer requests

Today Jahar’s defense team filed a motion to vacate the Special Administrative Measures (SAMs) that have been imposed on him, claiming that they are not justified and that they are violations of the First, Fifth, and Sixth Amendments as well … Continue reading

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A concerning situation

The latest update I’ve read on Jahar has me feeling a mix of concern, frustration, and sadness. I must say, however, that we have to take this update with a grain of salt because it’s information that supposedly found its … Continue reading

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