James (Whitey) Bulger, former Boston crime kingpin: “Advice is a cheap commodity. Some seek it from me about crime. I know only one thing for sure: If you want to make crime pay go to law school.” [New York Times via Paul Caron] Tags: law schools, lawyers Unwanted endorsements dept. is a post from Overlawyered - Chronicling the high cost of our legal system
When three Massachusetts high school students wrote to crime leader James "Whitey" Bulger in jail—where he's serving two life sentences (plus five years) for racketeering, money laundering, extortion, and murdering 11 people— they weren't sure if he'd write back. But he did, and the tone of his letter surprised...
James "Whitey" Bulger, the South Boston mobster who spent years on the run and was convicted of participating in 11 murders, wrote an apparent confession letter to three Massachusetts high school students from his Florida jail cell, the Boston Globe reported on Sunday. Show More Summary
When one thinks of leadership, James “Whitey” Bulger does not necessarily hit the top of the list, but three teen girls who were working on a leadership project decided to reach out to the notorious criminal. Brittany Tainish, Mollykate...Show More Summary
James “Whitey” Bulger, the Boston crime boss who was the inspiration for Jack Nicholson’s Frank Costello in The Departed, wrote three teens through their school’s leadership program and no, this is not a joke. Read more...
New York Times, Jailed Crime Boss’s Tip to Students: Go to Law School: James (Whitey) Bulger, the former Boston crime boss, has offered advice for three high school girls who wrote to him for a history project: Crime does not pay. Mr. Bulger sent the handwritten letter, dated Feb. 24,...
Some people still remember to honor the old ways, as reported by the Boston Globe: James “Whitey” Bulger showed no mercy to the people he tortured and killed. He refused to get on his knees when captured after more than a decade on the run because he didn’t want to get his pants dirty. And [Read more...] This space reserved for your ad.
James “Whitey” Bulger, convicted murderer and Boston mob figure, has shown a new regretful side of himself in a letter to three high school students. The students wrote to Bulger after choosing him as the subject of a National History Day competition on the subject of leaders, The Boston Globe reports. Show More Summary
James "Whitey" Bulger, mobster and convicted murderer, has a simple message for the younger generation: Don't waste your life. In a letter penned in February, Bulger told three teens working on a project at a high school in Lakeville,...Show More Summary
Former mob boss and fugitive James "Whitey" Bulger's appeal for his conviction of participating in 11 murders has been scheduled for July 27 in Boston, according to local media. The notorious mobster currently is serving a life sentence...Show More Summary
Check out Johnny Depp channeling Irish mobster James “Whitey” Bulger in a brand new teaser for upcoming film Black Mass! The 51-year-old actor is joined in the film by Dakota Johnson, Benedict Cumberbatch, Joel Edgerton, Kevin Bacon, Peter Sarsgaard, and Corey Stoll. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Johnny Depp Black Mass centers on [...]
We won’t know until September if Black Mass, the long-overdue biopic about notorious Boston gangster James “Whitey’ Bulger, is going to be any good, but the trailers, at least, are riveting. The newest features Johnny Depp’s spectacularly...Show More Summary
James Fitzpatrick testified he tried to convince the Bureau to terminate Bulger as an informant; prosecutors say he exaggerated to promote his book
A retired FBI agent was arrested on perjury charges and accused of lying on the stand during the trial of gangster James "Whitey" Bulger.
In 1970s South Boston, FBI Agent John Connolly (Joel Edgerton) persuades Irish mobster James “Whitey” Bulger (Johnny Depp) to collaborate with the FBI and eliminate a common enemy: the Italian mob. The drama tells the true story of this unholy
Johnny Depp portrays notorious Irish Mobster James “Whitey” Bulger, who is persuaded to cooperate with the FBI to help take down the Italian Mob. While the makeup is a little corny, Depp’s characterization looks intense.
Given how many films and TV show plots the man inspired, it’s kind of surprising that James Joseph “Whitey” Bulger never has been the subject of a narrative film. That changes with Black Mass, based on the true-crime book and starring an almost unrecognizable Johnny Depp as the Boston gangster-turned-informant-turned-fugitive. Show More Summary
In the first trailer for "Black Mass," Johnny Depp gives a chilling portrayal of James "Whitey" Bulger.
Just when we thought we didn’t like Johnny Depp anymore, here he is doing what appears to be quality work again portraying notorious gangster James “Whitey” Bulger in Black Mass. If he looks and sounds like Jack Nicholson, particularly in Martin Scorsese’s The Departed, that’s partly because that character was partly based on Bulger. Show More Summary
“I have spoken to him since he was arrested and he just said he was happy for me that I was back on track,” Chris Nilan explained to Breitbart Sports of his jailhouse conversation with James “Whitey” Bulger, the Boston mob boss who for...Show More Summary