WASHINGTON (AP) -- If the Obama administration tries for the death penalty against Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, it could face a long, difficult legal battle in a state that hasn't seen an execution in nearly 70 years.
Attorney General Eric Holder will have to decide several months before the start of a trial - if there is one - whether to seek death for Tsarnaev. It is the highest-profile such decision yet to come before Holder, who personally opposes the death penalty.
He'll get plenty of advice.
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