BOSTON (CBS) – The trial of alleged mobster James Whitey Bulger will remain on November 5th, at least for now. A federal judge decided to stick with the date while attorneys for both sides sort through what’s been described as a “landfill” of evidence.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Bernice Corpuz reports

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Bulger’s attorney J.W. Carney argued there are over half a million pages of documents against his client, while prosecutors said there are only about 300,000.

Carney told reporters that unlike the prosecution, he had a paralegal count them. He says, “She stopped counting at 491,000.”

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He calls a review of this amount of evidence a “Herculean task.”

“If we can be ready for trial we will be,” he says. “If we can’t we’ll still report to the court.”

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When asked if he believes Bulger’s convicted girlfriend, Catherine Greig, would be called to testify against his client, Carney said, “no comment.”