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Whitey Bulger Immunity

Licensing Crimes

Bennett L. Gershman | Posted 07.10.2013 | Crime
Bennett L. Gershman

Granting criminals immunity for assisting law enforcement officials in convicting dangerous criminals is a well-established, however controversial practice.

NO IMMUNITY For 'Whitey'

Reuters | Posted 07.02.2013 | Crime

BOSTON, May 2 (Reuters) - A federal judge has rejected accused mobster James "Whitey" Bulger's plan to argue before a jury that he could not be pros...

Bulger Attorney: Government Must Keep Immunity Deal

AP | JAY LINDSAY | Posted 04.03.2013 | Crime

BOSTON -- Reputed Boston gangster James "Whitey" Bulger kept his end of a bargain to cooperate with the government in exchange for immunity from feder...

Whitey Bulger Says Feds Can't Touch Him

AP | DENISE LAVOIE | Posted 03.27.2013 | Crime

BOSTON -- Reputed gangster James "Whitey" Bulger will ask his new trial judge to overturn a previous judge's ruling barring him from using his claim o...

Gangster's Claim He Had Immunity Should Be Decided By Jury: Lawyer

AP | DENISE LAVOIE | Posted 04.16.2013 | Crime

BOSTON -- Former mobster James "Whitey" Bulger's claim that a federal prosecutor gave him immunity to commit crimes should be decided by a jury, not a...

Mobster's Lawyers Make Demand

AP | BRIDGET MURPHY | Posted 03.10.2013 | Crime

BOSTON — A lawyer for mobster James "Whitey" Bulger on Tuesday framed an attempt to get the presiding judge kicked off his client's murder case ...

Mobster Makes 'Absurd' Claim, Lawyers Say

AP | Posted 11.19.2012 | Crime

BOSTON (AP) — Prosecutors have asked a federal judge to force Boston mobster James "Whitey" Bulger to produce proof that he was awarded immunity by ...