Week In Review: O’Brien, Tazhayakov, Gun Control

Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo during a 2011 press conference , April 21, 2011 where he discussed legislation designed to overhaul the state Probation Department. (Elise Amendola/AP)

Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo during a 2011 press conference. (Elise Amendola/AP)

We talk about the case of¬†probation chief John O’Brien, a friend of bombing suspect¬†Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, changes to parole rules for murders convicted as juveniles and a new gun control bill.


Nancy Gertner, former Massachusetts federal judge and Harvard Law professor.

Dante Ramos, deputy editorial page editor for The Boston Globe. He tweets @danteramos.

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