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FILE - This undated file photo provided by the U.S. Marshals Service shows Antun Lewis. Lewis, twice convicted in the 2005 arson deaths of a Cleveland woman and eight children at a birthday sleepover, has asked for a third trial. Attorneys for 30-year-old Lewis asked the trial judge Thursday, Feb.6, 2014 to throw out the second conviction as unfair because of saturation pretrial publicity. (AP Photo/U.S. Marshals Service, File)

FILE - This undated file photo provided by the U.S. Marshals Service shows Antun Lewis. Lewis, twice convicted in the 2005 arson deaths of a Cleveland woman and eight children at a birthday sleepover, has asked for a third trial. Attorneys for 30-year-old Lewis asked the trial judge Thursday, Feb.6, 2014 to throw out the second conviction as unfair because of saturation pretrial publicity. (AP Photo/U.S. Marshals Service, File)

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