DeLuca and Weizenbaum

RI News
12:31 pm
Thu May 9, 2013

Katherine Russell Adds Lawyer to Her Legal Team

There is a new member of the legal team representing Katherine Russell the widow of one of the suspected Boston Marathon bombers. Russell has added Joshua Dratel, an attorney with special expertise in terrorism cases.  She continues to be represented by the Providence Firm DeLuca and Weizenbaum, though the firm specializes in medical malpractice.

RI News
8:35 am
Thu May 9, 2013

The Legal Strategy Facing Wife of Boston Bombing Suspect

Outside the Providence office of DeLuca and Weizenbaum.
Credit Flo Jonic / RIPR

Katherine 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 husband's activities.

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