Opinion

joan vennochi

Should Bulger judge recuse himself?

J.W. Carney Jr. may very well be a grandstanding criminal defense lawyer who is working hard to stall justice on behalf of his infamous client, James “Whitey” Bulger.

But Carney raises a legitimate issue when he questions the impartiality of Richard G. Stearns, the judge who is presiding over the case of the notorious gangster, who is charged with 19 murders.

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