Column: Why Tsarnaev should not get the death penalty


Despite the defense’s concession, the prosecution proceeded to call 92 witnesses to the stand, presenting in excruciating detail the pain and devastation caused by the Tsarnaev brothers as part of their self-styled jihadist attack on America. The purpose was to set the stage for the real challenge that lies ahead in the penalty phase, when the jury will be tasked with choosing between the death penalty and a sentence of life without parole eligibility.

USA Today – Focus on marathon resiliency, not tragedy: Column


Jamie Fox says we, and particularly the media, should focus on stories of recovery and resiliency on the anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing.

USA Today – Quit abusing ‘active shooter’ term: Column

James Alan Fox

James Alan Fox says Fort Hood is latest example of unnecessary panic created by misuse of this terminology.

USA Today – Moms, mayors offer misguided message on guns: Column


Jamie Fox says despite its good intentions, a school shootings report released by Moms Demand Gun Sense in America and Mayors Against Illegal Guns, is misinformed. – Crime & Punishment: Calm down when crime’s up


James Alan Fox says Boston shouldn’t get carried away by the recent spike in crime this January. Fluctuations in crime trends, he says in his latest column, can be misleading.

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