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Boston Marathon Bomber's Lawyers to Argue for New Trial

Lawyers for convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are due in court Tuesday to seek a new trial for their client. Judge George O'Toole is scheduled to hear arguments in a U.S. District Court in Massachusetts from Tsarnaev's attorneys, who argue a Supreme Court ruling earlier this year puts a series of his convictions in jeopardy. The ruling focused on the legal meaning of a "crime of violence, a distinction that can carry stiffer penalties.  The court...

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