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because the bombing was on federal property because the bombing was on federal property

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No, his trial was held in Denver, Colorado.

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Q: Why was Timothy McVeigh tried in federal court for the Oklahoma City bombing?
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The bombing of the Murrah federal building in Oklahoma City was an act of what?

Domestic terrorism or revolutionary action, depending on your point of view.


How many people died in Oklahoma City bombing?

168 people is the offical number. 19 of those were children 3 of the women, however there were pregnant, so counting the 3 unborn you would have 171 total. At the memorial there are 168 chairs each with a name for the victoms, 3 chairs have two names for those mothers and their babies


Which was the name of the Federal Building in Oklahoma City that was bombed in 1995?

Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building Did you know:The Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building was named for federal judge Alfred P. Murrah, an Oklahoma native.


What events occurred in the year of 1995 in the US?

Criminal trial of O. J. Simpson opens in California (Jan. 24). Scores killed as terrorist's car bomb blows up block-long Oklahoma City federal building (April 19); Timothy McVeigh, 27, arrested as suspect (April 21); authorities seek second suspect, link right-wing paramilitary groups to bombing (April 22). Los Angeles jury finds O. J. Simpson not guilty of murder charges (Oct. 3). Pope John Paul II visits US on whirlwind tour (Oct. 4-8). Million Man March draws hundreds of thousands of black men to capital (Oct. 16). Source: Information Please - Year by Year


Do Native American tribal members need to purchase a hunting license in Oklahoma?

By law; both by Treaty and Classical Federal Court ruling, no tribal member has to purchase a license to hunt or fish on tribal lands (or lands under tribal jurisdiction). However the State of Oklahoma is refusing to recognize these Federal Laws or their related treaties (so a legal battle is likely to ensue).

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Who was sentenced to death for bombing of a federal building in Oklahoma City?

Timothy Mcveigh


Who did the Oklahoma City boombing?

Timothy James McVeigh was convicted of the bombing of the Federal Building in Oklahoma City in 1995. Also convicted on co-conspiracy charges were Terry Nichols and Michael Fortier.


Where did the Oklahoma City bombing happen in 1995?

The Oklahoma City bombing was a domestic terrorist attack on the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building.


What tragic event happen in 1995?

Oklahoma City bombing. 168 people were killed when Timothy McVeigh blew up a Federal building. He has since been executed.


What did timothy McVeigh blow up?

The Alfred P. Murrah federal building in Oklahoma City.


What did the defendant in the Oklahoma bombing case declare about the Victims Rights Clarification Act -?

The defendant in the Oklahoma bombing case, Timothy McVeigh, declared that he did not support the Victims Rights Clarification Act, which allowed victims of federal crimes to attend and participate in the trial. McVeigh believed that the act would infringe upon his right to a fair trial and potentially bias the jury.


Why was Michael Fortier arrested?

Michael Joseph Fortier and his wife Lori were arrested as accessories in the 1995 Oklahoma City Bombing (Murrah Federal Building) by Timothy McVeigh and Terry Nichols. He pled guilty to failing to warn authorities, but received a reduced sentence in exchange for his testimony.


Why did the Oklahoma City bombing occur?

On 19 April 1995, 29 year old Gulf war veteran rented a truck and packed it with about 2,300 kg of explosive material consisting of ammonium nitrate, an agricultural fertiliser, and nitromethane, a highly volatile motor-racing fuel. He then detonated it in the street in front of the Alfred P Murrah federal building, a US government office complex. 168 were killed in the explosion, including 19 children attending a day-care centre in the building. 800 more people were injured, while over 300 buildings in the surrounding area were destroyed or seriously damaged. At the trial, the US Government asserted that McVeigh's motivation for the attack was to avenge the deaths two years earlier of Branch Davidians near Waco, Texas, whom he believed had been murdered by agents of the federal government. On 13 June 1997, Timothy McVeigh was sentenced to death by a jury consisting of seven men and five women, who unanimously voted that McVeigh should die by lethal injection: he was executed at a US penitentiary in Terre Haute, Indiana, on 11 June 2001.


What is the biggest terrorist attack besides September 11?

Barack Obama says that the Gulf oil spill was like 9-11 but it was not a terrorist attack. The biggest terrorism attack in the USA was the Oklamoha bombing. The Oklahoma City bombing was a bomb attack on the Alfred P. Murrah Federal building in downtown Oklahoma City on April 19, 1995 by Timothy McVeigh, an American militia movement sympathizer who detonated an explosive-filled truck parked in front of the building. McVeigh's co-conspirator, Terry Nichols, had assisted in the bomb preparation. This terror attack killed 168 people.


When was the Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma bombed?

On April 19, 1995, a truck-bomb explosion outside the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in OklahomaCity, Oklahoma, left 168 people dead and hundreds more injured. The blast was set off by anti-government militant Timothy McVeigh, who in 2001 was executed for his crimes.


What are some points of interest in Oklahoma?

One point of interest is the OKC Memorial. It's a beautiful & touching memorial to the victims of the Murrah Federal Bldg bombing by Timothy McVeigh. Some other points are the Cowboy Hall of Fame, the great Zoo, Frontier City amusement park, the Omniplex, Arbuckle Wilderness, or depending on the season, you could see an OU or OSU game or an OKC Thunder game


Date of Oklahoma City bombing?

19 April 1995 http://content.answers.com/main/content/wp/en/thumb/3/33/180px-OkcW.jpg A security photo from a nearby building showing the Ryder truck approaching the Murrah Federal building.