A judge is now considering a request from Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s lawyers to throw out some of the Marathon bomber’s convictions.
The defense argued that a new Supreme Court ruling detailing what a "crime of violence" is should eliminate half his death penalty convictions.
Tsarnaev was ordered to pay 80 million dollars in restitution to the bombing victims.
Tsarnaev is being held at a federal prison in Colorado.
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