NPR spoke to Associate Dean Andrew Horwitz and Professor David Zlotnick about legal representation for Katherine Russell, widow of Boston Marathon bomber.

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Horwitz and Zlotnick on Tsarnaev Widow

NPR spoke to Associate Dean Andrew Horwitz and Professor David Zlotnick about legal representation for Katherine Russell, widow of Boston Marathon bomber.

From WRNI, Rhode Island's NPR: "The Legal Strategy Facing Wife of Boston Bombing Suspect" by Flo Jonic   

Katherine RussellKatherine Russell, the North Kingstown native who is the widow of suspected marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev, has added a new person to her legal team, someone with expertise handling cases involving terrorism.  Her original lawyers come from a small Providence firm called DeLuca and Weizenbaum.

They specialize in medical malpractice.  Rhode Island Public Radio's Flo Jonic looks into how the firm ended up representing Katherine Russell, and what her legal options as the probe continues into what she knew about her.

Associate Dean Andrew HorwitzAndrew Horwitz, associate dean of the Roger Williams University Law School, says DeLuca and Weizenbaum are known for being exceptionally well-prepared. [...]

Professor David ZlotnickBut is DeLuca and Weizenbaum up to representing Boston Marathon bombing suspect widow Katherine Russell? David Zlotnick, a criminal law professor at Roger Williams University Law School and a former federal prosecutor, has his doubts.

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