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Mark Wolf

James "Whitey" Bulger (Photo from U.S. Marshals Service)

Judge Agrees To Give Documents To Bulger Defense

A federal judge has agreed to turn over some sealed documents gathered during hearings in the 1990s to reputed gangster James “Whitey” Bulger’s lawyers.

01/24/2013

Michelle Kosilek

Killer Granted Sex Change Wants State To Pay For Electrolysis

A convicted killer who wants a taxpayer-funded sex change may be costing the state even more money.

10/24/2012

Michelle Kosilek (file image)

Family Outraged After Judge Orders Sex-Change Operation For Convicted Killer

A federal judge on Tuesday ordered state prison officials to provide a taxpayer-funded sex-reassignment surgery to a transgender inmate serving life in prison for murder.

09/04/2012

Former Mass. House Speaker Sal DiMasi outside court on Wednesday, June 15, 2011.

Sal DiMasi Gets To Spend Thanksgiving At Home

A federal judge has given Sal DiMasi and co-defendant Richard McDonough two additional weeks before they must report to prison.

11/03/2011

In this Nov. 12, 2009 file photo, former Massachusetts House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi leaves federal court in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File)

Convicted Ex-Mass. Speaker DiMasi Denied Bail

A federal judge has denied former House Speaker Sal DiMasi’s motion to allow him to stay out of prison while he appeals his conviction on corruption charges.

09/23/2011

Sal DiMasi arrives at federal court Friday, May 27, 2011. (Photo by Doug Cope)

Sal DiMasi Corruption Trial Closings: What To Expect

Closing arguments are scheduled for Friday in the corruption trial of former Massachusetts House Speaker Sal DiMasi and two co-defendants.

06/10/2011

In this Nov. 12, 2009 file photo, former Massachusetts House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi leaves federal court in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File)

Ex-Mass. Rep.: I Sponsored Budget Amendment For DiMasi

A federal judge has ruled that a top legislative aide can testify about notes he made in 2006 indicating he would check with Sal DiMasi’s office before recommending lawmakers approve a $4.5 million software contract.

05/17/2011

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