BOSTON (MyFoxBoston.com/AP) — James "Whitey" Bulger's lawyers have submitted a new, pared-down witness list for his racketeering trial.
lawyers had submitted a list with the names of more than 80 potential
witnesses. Their new list, filed early Tuesday, contains 37 names. It
includes a man who was wrongly convicted in a gangland slaying because
of FBI corruption.
Joseph Salvati spent more than 30 years in prison for a murder he didn't commit after corrupt FBI agents withheld evidence.
The defense also filed another motion to exclude any evidence found inside Bulger's Santa Monica, Calif., apartment.
prosecution is still presenting its witnesses but could wrap up by the
end of this week. The defense could begin presenting its case early next
A former FBI agent is expected back on the stand Tuesday. Stephen "The Rifleman" Flemmi is expected to take the stand Wednesday.
The 83-year-old Bulger is accused of playing a role in 19 killings in the 1970s and '80s.