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First trial unfair ex-crime boss  says

By Shelley Murphy

Prosecutors urged a federal appeals court Monday to reject James “Whitey” Bulger’s contention that his 2013 conviction on murder and racketeering charges should be overturned because he didn’t get a fair trial.

Evidence of Bulger’s guilt “can reasonably be described as overwhelming . . . a factor that weighs heavily against disturbing the verdict,” prosecutors wrote in a 60-page brief filed with the US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.

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Boston Globe