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  How it feels to represent people accused of mass murder

Prosecuting the Boston bombing suspect

  Former federal prosecutor Scott Mendeloff, who served as one of the primary trial lawyers in the case against Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh, talks about the legal proceedings against Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

Legal issues surrounding Boston bombing suspect

  Lead prosecutor in the Timothy McVeigh trial, Scott Mendeloff, breaks down the legal issues surrounding bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev with MSNBC’s Alex Witt. They discuss the similarities and differences between the Boston and Oklahoma City bombings.  Mendeloff offers his thoughts on trying Dzho

Crime and terrorism: is there a difference?

  Our legal system makes a clear distinction between criminals and a terrorists. Chris Hayes discusses the distinction with Donald Borelli, Hina Shamsi, and Esther Armah.

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Extreme anti-government U.S. groups at record high, could grow: report


  April is a deadly month in US history

The tragic bombing at the Boston Marathon is just the latest in many violent incidents that have taken place in the month of April in recent American history, from the shootings at Columbine and Virginia Tech to the Oklahoma City bombing. NBC’s Tom Llamas reports.

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