Mass. mobster's lawyers due in court on trial prep
BOSTON (AP) - Lawyers for mobster James "Whitey" Bulger are due in
court to give a judge a status report on preparation for his March trial.
Bulger's lawyers have repeatedly complained that they won't have enough time
to prepare for trial, given that prosecutors have turned over more than 300,000
The former leader of the Winter Hill Gang is accused of participating in 19
murders. He fled Boston in 1994 and remained one of the FBI's most wanted
fugitives until his capture in Santa Monica, Calif., last year.
Bulger's lead attorney, J.W. Carney Jr., has said that Bulger will testify
about his claim that he was given immunity to commit crimes while he was an
A status conference is scheduled Monday in U.S. District Court in Boston.