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Former Federal Judge Expects Long, Complicated Jury Selection For Bulger Trial06:05

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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.

This program aired on June 4, 2013.

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Bob Oakes has been WBUR's Morning Edition anchor since 1992.


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