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‘Whitey’ Bulger wants immunity ruling vacated

Even in a notorious case that now spans decades, Friday’s hearing in US District Court in Boston was something of a landmark.

An older-looking James “Whitey” Bulger made his first public appearance in the South Boston courthouse in many months. But, perhaps more significant, Bulger got his first look at the woman who will play a central role in his future, District Court Judge Denise J. Casper.

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