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Defense team tackles high-stakes case with zeal

The response was swift.

Federal prosecutors, in a barrage of court filings recently in the case of James “Whitey” Bulger, had asked a judge to ban the notorious gangster’s defense team from briefing news reporters outside the Moakley courthouse in South Boston.

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