Carmen Ortiz http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/48707/all en Boston Marathon case prosecutor known for aggressive record http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130421/boston-marathon-case-prosecutor-known-aggressive-record <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Ross Kerber and Hilary Russ</p> <p>BOSTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - As the top federal law enforcer in Massachusetts, U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz has taken heat for being tough to a fault and coming down too hard on some defendants.</p> <p>But as she builds a possible death penalty case against suspected Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, the unflinching approach that earned her opponents in the past could become a legal asset for the biggest case of her career, said attorneys who have faced off against her.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130421/boston-marathon-case-prosecutor-known-aggressive-record" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Carmen Ortiz Human Interest Law Legal professions Prosecution Technology Thomson Reuters Mon, 22 Apr 2013 01:30:31 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5821939 at http://www.globalpost.com