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The new judge in accused mobster James “Whitey” Bulger case has ruled his defense team may not argue his claim of immunity to the jury as a defense at trial.
 
The Bulger defense team took a big blow when U.S.Judge Denise J. Casper ruled the former Boston mob boss and reputed rat for the FBI, cannot claim he had immunity from the feds for all crimes, even murder.
 
The former Winter Hill gang boss claimed his deal with a dead fed said he cannot be prosecuted for any crimes, period.
 
 
 Bulger is facing trial in April for his alleged role in 19 murders but won’t be allowed to tell his immunity tale to a jury      WCVB.com