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Newly named judge says no delay in Bulger trial

Ruling cheered by families of alleged victims

A judge recently assigned to preside over the racketeering and murder case of James “Whitey’’ Bulger said Tuesday that she plans to go forward with the highly anticipated trial in June, drawing cheers from relatives of some of the gangster’s alleged victims who feared there would be a delay.

US District Judge Denise Casper said she will stick to the previously set schedule, with opening statements June 10 in a trial that lawyers estimated would last all summer and probably into September.

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