U.S. terrorism charges weighed for Boston Mararthon suspect Tsarnaev

U.S. terrorism charges weighed for Boston Mararthon suspect Tsarnaev

BOSTON, April 20 (UPI) -- Dzhokar Tsarnaev, a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings, faces federal terrorism charges, a Justice Department official said.

Accused killer, 8, let go for Thanksgiving

ST. JOHNS, Ariz., Nov. 20 (UPI) -- A judge in Arizona ruled the child who is accused of killing his father and another man can spend Thanksgiving with his mother.

Florida judge who heard Smith case quits

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., June 19 (UPI) -- Florida Judge Larry Seidlin who oversaw the Anna Nicole Smith body custody case, announced that he will retire at the end of July.

Moussaoui begins serving life sentence

FLORENCE, Colo., May 13 (UPI) -- Convicted al-Qaida conspirator Zacarias Moussaoui Saturday began serving a life sentence at a maximum-security prison in Colorado, U.S. marshals said.

Florida projected for Bush

WASHINGTON, Nov. 3 (UPI) -- President Bush led in projected electoral votes in Tuesday's election -- with all eyes on the key state of Ohio.

Washington Agenda-Federal

By United Press International

Jeffrey Ross Toobin (born May 21, 1960 in New York City, New York) is lawyer, author, and legal analyst for CNN and The New Yorker.

Toobin attended Columbia Grammar and Preparatory School, in New York City, and subsequently earned his Bachelor's degree from Harvard College in 1982, where he covered sports for The Harvard Crimson, using the column name "Inner Toobin." He graduated magna cum laude and earned a Truman Scholarship. He is also a 1986 magna cum laude graduate of Harvard Law School, where he was an editor of the Harvard Law Review.

Toobin began freelancing for The New Republic as a law student. He went on to become a law clerk and work as an associate counsel to Independent Counsel Lawrence E. Walsh during the Iran-Contra affair and Oliver North's criminal trial, before becoming an Assistant U.S. Attorney in Brooklyn. He then took up his post at The New Yorker, and became the first television legal analyst in 1994, at ABC.

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