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Tsarnaev Defense Attorney Has Long History With High-Profile Cases

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Tsarnaev Defense Attorney Has Long History With High-Profile Cases

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Tsarnaev Defense Attorney Has Long History With High-Profile Cases

Tsarnaev Defense Attorney Has Long History With High-Profile Cases

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The trial began Monday for the surviving suspect in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing. Melissa Block talks to criminal lawyer Jonathan Shapiro about Judy Clarke, one of the defense attorneys representing Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Clarke has represented other high profile defendants, including Unabomber Ted Kaczynski, Atlanta Olympics bomber Eric Rudolph and Tucson gunman Jared Lee Loughner.