You can now read 10 articles in a month for free on BostonGlobe.com. Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99¢.

The Boston Globe

Metro

‘Whitey’ Bulger’s trial postponed for second time

The long-awaited trial of James “Whitey” Bulger has been postponed again, until June 2013, following insistent complaints from his defense team that they need more time to prepare for the high-profile case.

The trial had been scheduled to ­begin in March. But US District Court Judge Richard G. Stearns said in a 13-page ruling Friday that he was balancing the need to promptly bring Bulger to trial with the defendant’s constitutional right to have enough time to prepare.

Loading comments...

You have reached the limit of 10 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week