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South Boston organized crime boss James “Whitey”  Bulger

reports  The Associated Press News on Boston.com

BOSTON—Lawyers for New England mobster James “Whitey” Bulger are due in court to update a judge on a long-running dispute over evidence turned over to the defense by federal prosecutors.

 Bulger, the former leader of the Winter Hill Gang, is charged with participating in 19 murders. The South Boston Crime boss  was captured in Santa Monica, Calif., last year after 16 years on the run

Bulger’s lawyers have been sparring with prosecutors over the voluminous amount of evidence expected to be used at Bulger’s trial. The defense has repeatedly complained that prosecutors have turned over a mountain of disorganized documents.

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