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Happening now out of order in the Whitey Bulger mob trial the jailed gangster.
And a former partner in fact his protege who says he saw Bolger killed three people back in the 1980s.
Well they were trading four letter F bombs in the courtroom and we are not talking nice Rebecca rose woodland is a trial attorney Dan Schorr.
A former prosecutor they are with us and now you've got to admit well you've got one admitted former.
Testifying against the guy he says was his boss.
Both pretty unsavory characters when they start exploding at each other in the courtroom what is a jury think.
Well whenever prosecutors go after high level mobsters are narcotics kingpins they have to call unsavory characters because they're the ones who witnessed the crimes.
The jury is -- -- -- -- be shocked by the -- corpus that's not every day but they've been hearing a lot of graphic testimony about murders.
And by now I don't think there's somewhat -- to that what's happening.
We ever had what are your clients jump up and starts screaming on the at -- witness what happened.
I actually have.
And it is something you just have to control to the best of your ability.
You have people who have outbursts and in this case you have YE boulder who is extremely.
Vocal now now -- think.
He's just gonna say -- -- wants because he thinks he's running the show.
In the situation like this we have one of his former co awards who's already serving life in prison so his defense attorney may try to spin this back -- -- Well he's saying anything he wants because he's already life in prison there's nothing that can affect -- so.
They'll try to.
Spin it as if some of this stuff isn't true and he's just trying to help.
The FBI and the prosecution but.
From what we saw as judge and Apollo Thomas said earlier to you why vulgar names stand up and say you're -- lying.
He said some other things so the jury's probably.
Pretty confident about now that testimony of this informant.
So does it make does it makes the testimony look more credible if the defendant actually gets outraged and curses in court and that shows that it bothered him.
However as I said before in this case has been so many details that are really.
Very credible against the defendant I don't think this is going to be to make or break moment but it didn't help that defends well again as the judge told us last hour apparently hit we we have no cameras in his courtroom and apparently the exchange went.
When something like this the of the attorneys were asking this witness Kevin weeks.
About murders he had participated in reportedly at the behest of Whitey Bulger.
He said look I didn't I didn't care because these were rats that we were killing but it turns out.
I had two of the biggest rats next to me that referred to Whitey Bulger he didn't like being called a rat.
And that's when the -- the outburst happened.
Right I mean -- he's.
That a man on the stands -- his co worker who was saying Whitey Bulger was a rat because he had informed to the FBI allegedly for years.
This -- then he went on the run and then he was captured but apparently in the eighty's and ninety's he was an informant.
So that's what he was referring to so they were having an exchange about.
People just you.
More concerned about the rat allegations sometimes in the murder allegations that often happens in -- organized crime cases apparently they -- they'll admit to anything but they won't admit to -- in Iraq.
That's what's going on here -- that comes up he's really bothered by it and the defense is trying adamantly to contest that he's a -- -- the judge in this case had to jump up and scream at both of them.
To just knock it off if she runs the risk of losing control of this trial I -- and.
And that is the biggest problem here she doesn't want -- mistrial all the hours and the money put into this trial for this to happen and for constant exchanges.
Sometimes I -- -- called when that happens you don't go free you just start the process all over again so that's just more money for the state.
And for -- federal government in this case nobody wants that says she's saying hey.
Control in my courtroom sit down everybody keep it and let's just keep going on the -- and -- the testimony in on the stand no problems anymore.
This is the third outburst as I understand it from -- you know from from the defense table will.
Doesn't it does that precluding him do you think from from testifying in his own defense he'll always have the right to testify in his own defense but strategically strategically if -- lawyer.
Is that he's going to be very volatile understand it won't handle cross examination well and we'll get.
Into shouting fights with the other attorney then you make the advice not to take the stand.
But this period this defendant white -- just seems really adamant about talking when he wants to talk so he wants to testify.
They'll probably testify it will continue to keep an eye on that major trial -- were Rebecca rose woodland thank you --
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