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By Shelley Murphy and Travis Andersen

A federal appeals court on Friday rejected James “Whitey” Bulger’s claim that his trial was a “sham,” ruling that his conviction for participating in 11 murders while running a sprawling criminal enterprise for decades was just and shall stand.

In a 49-page opinion, the US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit wrote, “Bulger got a fair trial and none of the complained-of conduct on the court or government’s part warrant reversal of his conviction.”

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Boston Globe