BOSTON — James “Whitey” Bulger’s defense is seeking to have Judge Richard Stearns removed.
BOSTON — James “Whitey” Bulger’s lawyers have twice asked U.S. District Judge Richard Stearns to recuse himself.
BOSTON — Attorney J.W. Carney argues that the decision by Judge Richard Stearns to remain on the case threatens the integrity of the process.
BOSTON — In documents filed Friday, prosecutors call Bulger’s claim of immunity “frivolous” and “absurd.”
BOSTON — Catherine Greig says family of Bulger’s alleged victims shouldn’t have been allowed to speak at her sentencing.
BOSTON — Jury selection in the trial of Boston mobster James “Whitey” Bulger will begin on June 6.
BOSTON — The U.S. Marshal’s Service says Boston mobster James “Whitey” Bulger is out of the hospital and back in jail, where’s he awaits trial for his alleged role in 19 slayings.
BOSTON — Law enforcement sources tell WBUR the 83-year-old was taken to Boston Medical Center early Sunday after complaining of chest pains.
BOSTON — James “Whitey” Bulger’s trial is scheduled to begin in March, but his lawyers say they need more time to prepare.
BOSTON — The federal judge presiding over the trial of Boston mobster James “Whitey” Bulger has refused a defense lawyer’s request to recuse himself.
BOSTON — The ex-mobster’s lawyers say the current trial date infringes on Bulger’s constitutional rights to effective assistance of counsel and due process of law.
BOSTON — Attorney J.W. Carney said former U.S. Attorney for Massachusetts Jeremiah O’Sullivan granted Bulger immunity.
BOSTON — The government insists anything past March is unacceptable, the judge says March is still on, but the defense says it can’t possibly be ready.
BOSTON — J. W. Carney Jr. said the defense can’t possibly finish reviewing the massive volume of documents in the case until at least May.
BOSTON — A federal judge has told lawyers for Boston mobster James “Whitey” Bulger that she won’t delay the start of Bulger’s trial.
BOSTON — A judge has ruled that the family of one of “Whitey” Bulger’s alleged victims can continue with a lawsuit against FBI agents who monitored the mobster while he was an informant.
BOSTON — James “Whitey” Bulger’s lawyer says prosecutors are drowning the defense with repetitive pre-trial documents.
Teresa Stanley, who will be buried Tuesday, started out on “Whitey” Bulger’s run as a fugitive. And her sense of betrayal might have brought Bulger down earlier — if only the FBI had gone to see her.
Richard Stearns is the judge in “Whitey” Bulger’s trial. But Stearns’ time in the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Boston and his relationship with the FBI’s director have Bulger’s defense and some observers raising questions.
BOSTON — Former Boston mobster James “Whitey” Bulger will testify about his claim that he was given immunity by the Justice Department for any crimes he committed.