'Whitey' Bulger's Lawyers Submit AppealPlay
Convicted killer and crime boss James "Whitey" Bulger was not in court Monday as his lawyers asked a federal appeals panel to order a new trial. Attorneys for Bulger and the government disagree about whether Bulger was prevented from testifying in his own defense.
WBUR’s David Boeri reported from federal court.
This segment aired on July 27, 2015.