A judge Friday in Boston scheduled a Jan. 6 trial date for Annie Dookhan, whose prosecution sent ripples through Massachusetts’ criminal justice system.
Neighborhood watch captain George Zimmerman was cleared of all charges Saturday in the shooting of Trayvon Martin, the unarmed black teenager whose killing unleashed furious debate across the United States over racial profiling, self-defense and equal justice.
Here is a look at some of the main players in the Whitey Bulger trial at U.S. District Court in South Boston.
A jury found a Brockton man guilty of first-degree murder Thursday in two racially motivated killings in 2009.
Prosecutors in the Whitey Bulger trial have objected to a defense request to provide the name of a confidential informant Bulger’s lawyers hope can help undermine the credibility of two key witnesses against Bulger.
Lawyers for Whitey Bulger have criticized a request from prosecutors to do criminal background checks on potential jurors for Bulger’s trial.
Aisling Brady McCarthy has pleaded not guilty in the January death of Rehma Sabir of Cambridge
The new judge presiding over the Whitey Bulger case has granted prosecutors’ motion to bar the reputed mobster from arguing immunity at trial.
Whitey Bulger’s long-awaited trial is scheduled to start next month and the questionnaire for potential jurors has been released.
A federal appeals court has agreed to a defense request to remove the judge who was set to preside over the trial of accused gangster James “Whitey” Bulger.