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Former Federal Judge Expects Long, Complicated Jury Selection For Bulger Trial

BOSTON — Jury selection begins Tuesday in the trial of alleged Boston mob boss James “Whitey” Bulger.

Prosecutors and defense attorneys begin narrowing a pool of 675 possible jurors down to a panel of 18.

Harvard law professor and retired federal Judge Nancy Gertner joined WBUR’s Morning Edition to discuss the “extraordinarily difficult process” of vetting potential jurors.

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